Medio Systems Names Prabuddha Biswas Senior Vice President of Engineering
SEATTLE--(June 2, 2011)-- Medio Systems, a leading mobile Internet software and predictive analytics provider, today announced that Prabuddha Biswas has joined the company as senior vice president, engineering. Biswas becomes part of the company's senior management team and will be responsible for leading the engineering team and guiding the company’s technology development. Biswas will report to president and CEO, Rob Lilleness.
Biswas brings over 25 years of engineering and research experience to Medio. Most recently, he was a director at VMware, where he led the mobile, web applications and middleware technology teams. Previously, he served as VP of engineering at Smartdesktop, a division of Pi Corporation, which was acquired by EMC Corporation in March 2008. Prior to that, Biswas served as director of technology at Amazon.com, driving online demand generation and worldwide marketing. He previously served as director of software development at Oracle Corporation, where he led software development for the company's location-based services technology and developed a patented algorithm to efficiently manage the Oracle buffer cache.
“Prabuddha has spent decades at some of the most data driven companies – from Oracle to Amazon – and his deep understanding of mobile and data will enable us to develop more innovative products and technologies for millions of users nationwide,” said Lilleness. “In addition to bringing deep technical experience, Prabuddha will add new dimensions and momentum to our efforts to provide far superior and innovative mobile experience to our consumers.”
“Medio is in an exciting marketing space at the confluence of mobile and analytics,” said Biswas. “I look forward to helping take Medio technology platforms to new heights, bringing even more creative and elegant solutions to market."
Biswas holds seven patents in the areas of location-aware, mobile application infrastructure, I/O, data management and file system caching. He has contributed to IEEE, ACM and other prestigious publications and journals and plays an active role in several professional societies. He holds a master’s degree and doctorate in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Biswas received his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi.
About Medio Systems
Medio Systems is a leading mobile Internet software and analytics provider, helping customers transform data into action and value. Medio enables mobile operators, handset OEMs, and publishers to launch and manage a broad set of applications, content, and offerings quickly and easily, while retaining carrier-class quality, reliability, scalability, and performance. Medio’s mobile-optimized platform leverages analytics in order to provide the most relevant and personalized experience for each user and handset. Medio is a privately held company backed by Accel, Frazier Technology Partners, Trilogy, and Mohr Davidow Ventures. The company is headquartered in Seattle, WA. For more information, visit www.medio.com.