Founder, President and CEO
Sanjeev Chawla is a serial entrepreneur and global executive with over 30 years of business strategy and technology leadership experience spanning Telecom and Enterprise Software. Prior to founding AGNITY, Sanjeev was Co-founder and CTO of BayPackets – Venture backed VOIP Application platform startup. BayPackets was acquired by GENBAND, a global leader in IP infrastructure solutions. Sanjeev served as the GENBAND CTO post acquisition. In prior roles, Sanjeev co-lead development and launch of SWIFT Network – global leader of secure financial messaging services.
Sanjeev also serves on advisory boards of startups and charities in the Bay Area. Sanjeev holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from George Washington University and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), India.
President - AGNITY Healthcare
As President of AGNITY Healthcare, Ken Epps is advancing the company’s mission to empower clinicians across the continuum of care with integrated clinical communications to deliver anytime, anywhere point of care. Through his leadership, the company is guiding the healthcare industry into a new era of care-team coordination utilizing secure mobile contextual communications and transforming the way healthcare services are delivered and received.
Prior to joining AGNITY, Ken took two venture-backed enterprise software and IT services companies, BayPackets and Emerald Solutions, from concept to commercialization. He successfully launched numerous consumer, enterprise, and Internet-based products during his tenure in leadership roles at AT&T and The Williams Company (NYSE: WMB). His leadership experiences include CEO of BayPackets (Acquired by GENBAND) and U4EA Technologies (now GoS Networks), Chief Marketing Officer of Williams Communications (IPO: NYSE Listed WCG, October 1, 1999) and General Manager at AT&T. Ken received his MBA from Stanford University, a Masters of Science in engineering from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelors Degree from South Carolina State University. He serves on several advisory boards and is active in professional and community organizations.
VP Product Management – AGNITY Communications
As Vice President of Product Management, Uday Choudhury is responsible for the product strategy, direction setting and technology-partner development for AGNITY’s Communications and Multimedia Solutions. He brings over 27 years of industry experience in building large scale telecom software infrastructure in fixed, mobile and IMS multimedia applications domain.
Uday joined AGNITY from GENBAND, where he was responsible for the product line management of M5 SDP and Applications portfolio, and managed product deployments at tier-1 service provider accounts in domestic and CALA regions. Prior to that, Uday served as AVP of Product Management for BayPackets, a leading supplier of a carrier-grade communications platform and converged applications for IP, Wireline, and Wireless carriers. Uday also had a long career with Alcatel-Lucent, formerly Lucent Technologies, working as technical manager in Signaling and Switching division. He holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Louisiana.
Managing Director and VP-Engineering, India
Subhash Verma has wide industry experience spanning over 30 years in Software Development, Telecommunication technologies, Data Communications and Value Added Services. He is heading the R&D Center at AGNITY India and is responsible for complete Engineering and Technology including Product Development, Testing, Solution Architecture, Product Management and Professional Services.
He is also overseeing the Operations, Finance and HR. Subhash joined AGNITY from GENBAND where he was VP of Engineering & Technology and was heading R&D at GENBAND’s International Development Center (IDC) at Noida, India, driving Product Development, Testing and new products innovation. Before GENBAND, Subhash was working as Assoc. VP of Technology at BayPackets Inc, USA, where he played a critical leadership role in setting the strategic technology direction for the company.
Prior to joining BayPackets, Subhash worked as Director in Department of Telecommunications, India’s national telecom policy development, licensing and monitoring body, for 13 years. He had been a speaker at various international conferences. Subhash received both a Bachelor of Engineering and Masters in Computer Science and Technology from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), India.