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Co-Founder & CTO of The Light Company

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Rajiv is the cofounder and CTO of The Light Company, a company dedicated to reimagining photography. From September 2012 to March 2013 he was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Charles River Ventures. From February 2011 to September 2012 he was SVP and CTO of Sonus Networks. Prior to that he was SVP of Technology at Qualcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOM). In February 2000 he founded Flarion Technologies and was the CTO until it was acquired by Qualcomm for $805 million in January of 2006. Flarion was the first to develop OFDMA based all-IP mobile broadband technology which is now the basis of LTE. Before launching Flarion Rajiv had been with Lucent Technologies Bell Laboratories since 1992 when he joined the prestigious Mathematical Sciences Research Center. In 1997, he became head of Bell Labs' Digital Communications Research Department in the Wireless Research Center.

Rajiv has a very broad background that spans wireless communication networks, data transmission, information theory, VLSI design and architecture, analog mixed-signal and RF circuit design, high-speed AD/DA data converters, speech image & video processing/compression and optics.

Rajiv received his Ph.D. and Master's degrees from the University of Maryland, College Park and a Bachelor's degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, all in electrical engineering. His thesis also contributed to V.34, the ITU voice-band modem international standard. He has coauthored the book "OFDMA Mobile Broadband Communications: A Systems Approach" with Dr. Junyi Li and Dr. Xinzhou Wu. He has over 300 issued patents and more than 300 pending. Rajiv has won numerous industry awards. He was inducted to the Innovations Hall of Fame, University of Maryland, College Park, in 2006. In 2007 he received the IIT Delhi Distinguished Alumni Award and in 2013 the Distinguished Alumni Award from the EE Department, University of Maryland. He was awarded the IEEE Industrial Innovation Award in 2013. Rajiv is a Fellow of the IEEE.

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Rajiv Laroia

Co-Founder & CTO of The Light Company

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Rajiv Laroia Biography

Rajiv is the cofounder and CTO of The Light Company, a company dedicated to reimagining photography. From September 2012 to March 2013 he was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Charles River Ventures. From February 2011 to September 2012 he was SVP and CTO of Sonus Networks. Prior to that he was SVP of Technology at Qualcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOM). In February 2000 he founded Flarion Technologies and was the CTO until it was acquired by Qualcomm for $805 million in January of 2006. Flarion was the first to develop OFDMA based all-IP mobile broadband technology which is now the basis of LTE. Before launching Flarion Rajiv had been with Lucent Technologies Bell Laboratories since 1992 when he joined the prestigious Mathematical Sciences Research Center. In 1997, he became head of Bell Labs' Digital Communications Research Department in the Wireless Research Center.

Rajiv has a very broad background that spans wireless communication networks, data transmission, information theory, VLSI design and architecture, analog mixed-signal and RF circuit design, high-speed AD/DA data converters, speech image & video processing/compression and optics.

Rajiv received his Ph.D. and Master's degrees from the University of Maryland, College Park and a Bachelor's degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, all in electrical engineering. His thesis also contributed to V.34, the ITU voice-band modem international standard. He has coauthored the book "OFDMA Mobile Broadband Communications: A Systems Approach" with Dr. Junyi Li and Dr. Xinzhou Wu. He has over 300 issued patents and more than 300 pending. Rajiv has won numerous industry awards. He was inducted to the Innovations Hall of Fame, University of Maryland, College Park, in 2006. In 2007 he received the IIT Delhi Distinguished Alumni Award and in 2013 the Distinguished Alumni Award from the EE Department, University of Maryland. He was awarded the IEEE Industrial Innovation Award in 2013. Rajiv is a Fellow of the IEEE.

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Rajiv Laroia for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Rajiv Laroia, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Rajiv Laroia or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Rajiv Laroia?

    Booking fees for Rajiv Laroia, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Rajiv Laroia, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Rajiv Laroia?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Rajiv Laroia for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Rajiv Laroia for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Rajiv Laroia or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Rajiv Laroia or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Rajiv Laroia is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Rajiv Laroia for your event is available upon request. Rajiv Laroia generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Rodin Lyasoff, Gary Liu, Melanie Shapiro, Dawn Jutla and Mike Jacobs. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Rajiv Laroia for an upcoming event.

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  • (ITA 2015) Entropyneur: The True Tale of Six Entropy Enterprises ...
    Light L16 Camera: Gathering Light HD - YouTube

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