Board Members
Dr. C. Kumar N. Patel

President and CEO
Member, National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Sciences United States


C. Kumar N. Patel is the Founder, President and CEO, of Pranalytica Incorporated, a Santa Monica based company that is commercializing very high performance quantum cascade lasers for a variety of defense and homeland security applications, and highly sensitive and selective trace gas sensors for commercial, homeland security and defense markets...read more
Dr. Frank Press

Former Member, KAUST International Advisory Council; Former Science Advisor to the President of the United States; President Emeritus, National Academy of Sciences United States


The Honorable Frank Press advises on R&D strategic planning; management and research scenarios for new undertakings in industry and academia; and international research opportunities...read more
Mr. Jay Sethuram

Co-founder of Elucido Media Networks and Partner of Crestlight Venture Productions.


Jay Sethuram is a self-made technocrat, fired by the vision of a technologically advanced and prosperous society. After graduating from the Madras Institute of Technology in Electronics Engineering in 1973, he worked at Bharat Electronics in Bangalore in the field of semiconductor quality assurance... read more
Raj Parekh, Chairman of the Board

President and CEO of SnapVolumes, Inc., Co-Founder and Managing Member of Redwood Ventures, Chairman and Board of Director Pranalytica Inc., Board of Directors of eGtran Inc. and GlassBeam Inc., Founding Member of Steering Committee, TiE Angels


Raj is managing SnapVolumes, virtualization and cloud computing company as President and CEO, co-founded Virident Systems, storage class memory with highest performance Flash company in 2006 and managed as CEO/Chairman till 2012,... read more
Quantum Cascade Lasers