Alok Sharma is the Chief Technology Officer at Creative Visions and the Founding Chief Executive Officer of MobileNerd, cloud based SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) company that delivers virtual computing environments for education, training and distance learning applications with the objective of optimizing IT infrastructure and eliminating Digital Divide. Earlier, Alok was Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Alliances, at Harris-Stratex, Microwave Division of Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), where he was responsible for leading corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, as well as the development of key strategic relationships for the company.
Beginning in June 2004, Alok was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Telsima Corporation, a global provider of 4th Generation (4G) broadband wireless solutions, until it was acquired by Harris-Stratex in February 2009. Prior to Telsima, Alok was Vice President and General Manager of the Worldwide Cable Business at Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) from December 2001 to May 2003. Before Juniper Networks, Alok was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Broadband Communications which was acquired by Juniper Networks in December 2001. Prior to that, Alok held senior management and technical positions at Hewlett Packard, Fujitsu/Amdahl, Integrated Device Technology and Siara Systems, a metro routing company acquired by Ericsson.
Alok currently serves on the Board of Sequans (NYSE: SQNS). Alok received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, holds 7 patents and has authored several articles in leading academic and trade publications. He is also a Florida State Certified Teacher and has been a volunteer STEM instructor at local schools and Faulhaber Fab Lab.