D2 Technologies
 
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D2 Technologies has more than 20+ years of IP communications expertise and is headquartered in Santa Barbara, California with additional offices in Chicago and Taiwan. The company’s management includes:

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David Wong, PhD
Chairman and CEO

Dr. David Wong has more than 30 years of experience developing and leading communications companies. He began his career as a research scientist on voice compression algorithms, and was part of the ARPA team that completed the first phone call over Arpanet in 1974. After a career as a scientist, professor, and technical manager from 1974 to 1987, Dr. Wong became co-founder and CEO of Spectron Microsystems in 1987, which invented the world’s first DSP o/s that ultimately formed the basis of Texas Instruments DSP BIOS. Dr. Wong then co-founded D2 Technologies in 1993, the leader in embedded VoIP software, and Connected Systems in 1997, a leading voice messaging and unified messaging ODM. In 2000, D2 Technologies was acquired by Virata and Dr. Wong became vice president of VoIP at GlobespanVirata.  In 2003, he restarted D2 Technologies to help make the next generation of IP communications technology a reality.  Dr. Wong is an investor and serves on the board of several communication technology startups, most notably, Trellisware, Rivulet, and many others located in China and Asia. He holds a B.S.E.E., M.S.E.E. and Ph.D. from the University of California at Santa Barbara.


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David Lindsay
Chief Technology Officer

Mr. David Lindsay has more than 25 years of engineering experience designing and building voice systems. He was a co-founder and served as vice president of engineering for the original D2 Technologies from 1993 to 2000, where he was responsible for developing the framework, methodology and process for the company’s voice processing solutions. Following D2’s acquisition in 2000, Lindsay served as chief engineer at Virata/Globespan where be built Voice over ATM and Voice over IP software, before helping restart D2 in 2003. Lindsay began his career as a technical member at Bell Laboratories. He moved on to hold senior engineering positions at Digital Sound Corporation and then to co-found and become the vice president of engineering at Spectron MicroSystems where he designed, developed, tested and productized all SPOX products. Lindsay holds several patents in voice processing and VoIP. He holds and M.S.E. from the University of Michigan and a B.S.E.E. from Lehigh University.


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Mark Paul
Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Mark Paul has more than 20 years of financial experience. Prior to co-founding D2 Technologies in 2003 and serving as the CFO, he was the CFO at Yardi Systems, an asset and property management software provider. He has previously held finance positions at Virata Corporation and at various governmental organizations, and has started several companies. Paul has served as the treasurer for the Central Coast Water Authority and as a board member for South Coast Federal Credit Union. He actively lectures for classes in Governmental Accounting at the University of Santa Barbara and is a past president and treasurer of the Santa Barbara Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants. Paul holds a dual B.S. in Accounting and Finance from the Southwest Missouri State University.


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Paul Wu
Chief Operating Officer

Based in D2’s Asia office,Mr. Paul Wu most recently became COO, overseeing operations, sales, marketing and customer relations worldwidely.  He is a seasoned software veteran and a recognized expert in networking, embedded systems and communication technologies such as VoIP.  Prior to joining D2 in 2004, Mr.Wu had worked for couple leading high-tech networking companies in Silicon valley, California before moving back to Taiwan.  He holds a Master of Science degree in computer science from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Tunghai University in Taiwan.


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Matt Randmaa
Vice President of Engineering

Mr. Matt Randmaa has more than 20+ years of experience designing, developing and managing the creation of signal processing and Voice over IP software. He has designed and optimized signal processing software in all aspects of Voice over IP, including echo cancellation, voice compression, packet loss compensation, jitter buffers, and tone/fax/caller ID signaling. Prior to co-founding D2 Technologies in 2003, he was the director of engineering for GlobespanVirata's VoIP Software Group. He is an authority and established speaker on the topic of Voice over Packet software design, and has filed several patents related to VoIP.  Randmaa holds a M.S. and B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara.