Dr. Rick Carlson
Founder & CEO
Dr. Carlson served for nearly 20 years as Professor of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Education & Communications, Chairman of the Computer Science Dept. and Associate Dean of Engineering at the University of Southern California. Prior to co-founding Agylstor, Dr. Carlson held executive positions at the Advanced Computing Systems Company (acquired by Veritas), Maxtor Corp., Panasas, TimeSpring Software (acquired by DoubleTake), Nethra Imaging, TeleMnim, and Graphite Systems (acquired by EMC) where he was also a founder. He holds a Ph.D. from USC and a BSEE from the University of Rochester.
Founder & COO
Ramesh Singh is a serial entrepreneur and a 35 year veteran of the high-tech industry. Prior to co-founding Agylstor, Mr. Singh founded Nethra (acquired by Imagination Technologies) and MediaQ (acquired by NVIDIA). He also held executive and management positions at S3, Chips & Technologies and Rockwell. Mr. Singh is a proven innovator who has deployed many new technologies and products in the early days of the mobile, computational imaging, vision, and video markets. He serves as an advisor to multiple companies and is Chairman of the Board at VVDN Technologies. Mr. Singh holds a master's degree in electrical engineering from Southern Methodist University and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Kentucky.