Bill Yarnoff is a veteran of the technology marketplace, having held executive with numerous solution providers to the federal government. He has held leadership roles in direct sales, sales support, strategic partnership and alliance development, go-to-market strategy formulation, project and portfolio management, corporate branding, training, and related initiatives. Most recently, Bill led the formation and launch of the ACEL360 accelerator for Federal Government contractors. Prior to that, he launched the Meridian International Institute, the revenue-generating arm of the Meridian Global Leadership Institute. At Meridian, Bill oversaw the development of a multi-module professional development program. He was also responsible for creating pipelines of high-value prospects, negotiating strategic agreements with partners, developing a professional faculty, and formulating an e-learning strategy. Bill holds an undergraduate degree from the College of William and Mary; he also attended the Professional Studies Program at the University of Virginia.
Alak has been a serial entrepreneur and innovator. He is currently CEO/CTO at MobBazaar Inc. and an EIR at Artiman Ventures working on several ideas in mobile, video and finance. He has been taking ideas from concept to reality since 1990s. He was part of the team that created the Local Area Networking group at Chips and Technologies and in the founding team at Kalpana (which got acquired by Cisco). He then became a part of Synopsis Inc. He was one of the founders and the CTO of XaQti Corporation (which was acquired in 1999 by Vitesse Semiconductor). Until 2000 he was the VP of Systems Engineering for the Advanced Networking Products Group at Vitessse. In 2000 he cofounded CoVisible Solutions Inc. with operations in Pune, India and the US. In 2002 he co-founded XambalaInc. to address the growing need of real-time application level message processing and decision making.