Management Team

Robert Downing – Founder and CEO
The inventor of our patent-pending data intelligence and predictive analysis technology, Robert honed his technical and business development expertise at IBM. He has been a successful strategic planner, manager and marketer at a number of successful companies, contributing to $MM in revenues from AT&T, Deutsche Bank, First Bank, MCI and Wells Fargo. Robert was also part of the team that took IP Infusion to acquisition by Access Corp. Robert is a past president of the Frame Relay Forum and has participated in a number of industry standards bodies.

Kalar Rajendiran – President
A passionate technology evangelist with a strong track record of successfully bringing products to market, Kalar contributed directly to eSilicon’s growth from zero to $xxxM. While at eSilicon he established the go-to-market strategy, customer engagement models, strategic partner relationships, and sales & marketing tools. The results Kalar delivered positioned eSilicon as an industry thought leader. Prior to eSilicon, Kalar fulfilled senior engineering, software, and marketing management roles at National Semiconductor, LSI Logic, and Larsen & Toubro. He holds a BE (Honors) in Electronics & Communication Engineering, an MS in Computer Science, and an MBA.

Robert N. Blair, M.Inst.P. – Board Member
A business, technology and financial executive based in Silicon Valley, Robert has over 35 years of experience founding and leading business operations and public/private boards in the US and Europe. Throughout his career Robert has left his mark on early stage and large corporations; web, software, energy, medical device, and semiconductor companies; and venture funding and legal interfacing organizations. He’s also participated in numerous industry conferences and panels.

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC – Advisor
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the premier legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and other growth enterprises worldwide. WSGR represents companies at every stage of development.