• International SIG with Kamran Elahian Monday, January 19, 2004 - 06:30PM
    Silicon Valley World Internet Center
    700 Welch Road, Suite 250 Stanford Barn (2nd floor)
    Palo Alto, CA
    Software Architecture and Platform

Share This Event

International SIG with Kamran Elahian



  • Monthly Meeting of the International SIG



    Kamran Elahian - Chairman of Global Catalyst Partners

    We are pleased to have SDForum Visionary Award recipient, Kamran Elahian as the presenter for this meeting.


    About the Presenter

    Kamran Elahian

    Kamran Elahian is a veteran entrepreneur with over 27 years of experience in the high-tech industry. He is currently Chairman of Global Catalyst Partners, a global venture capital fund for investments in communication product companies, which he co-founded in 1999. He also serves as Chairman of ten other companies. Kamran co-founded ten companies: CAE Systems ('81) a software company; acquired by Tektronix for $75M, Cirrus Logic ('84) a fabless semiconductor company; IPO at $150M valuation, Momenta ('89) a pen-based computer company; failed within 3 years, NeoMagic ('93) a mobile multimedia IC company; IPO at $300M valuation, PlanetWeb ('96) a communication software company for Internet appliances, Centillium Communications ('97) a telecommunication IC company; IPO at $700M valuation, Actelis Networks ('99) a broadband telecommunications systems company, Informative ('99) a customer feedback solutions software company, Entopia ('99) a knowledge management software company, and Greenfield Networks ('01) a telecommunication IC company. Kamran also founded Schools Online ('96) a non-profit public charity organization with the goal to bring the Internet to every school in the world, and co-founded Global Catalyst Foundation.


    Event Logistics


    Silicon Valley World Internet Center

    700 Welch Road, Suite 250

    Stanford Barn (2nd floor)

    Palo Alto, CA


    6:30-7:00pm registration/networking/refreshments

    7:00-7:15pm announcements and introductions

    7:15-8:30pm program

    8:30-9:00pm networking/one-on-one discussions



    $15 at the door for non-SDForum members

    No charge for SDForum members

    Please call 408.494.8378 for student memberships

    No registration required

    More on the International Software SIG....