Murali Dharan
Chief Executive Officer

Murali became CEO of IPVALUE in June 2007. Up to that date, Murali had been instrumental in the development of the company having joined as EVP in 2002. His career includes executive positions in marketing and general management at some of the world's leading technology companies.

Prior to IPVALUE, Murali headed marketing, business development, and product development as Executive Vice President at Preview Systems. Previously, he served as Vice President and General Manager for the Broadband Solutions Business at Silicon Graphics, and as Vice President of Marketing for its Workstation Division.

Earlier in his career, Murali served in an executive capacity at NEC Computer Systems where he managed the company's desktop PC business in North America, for both the consumer and commercial markets. He also held product management and marketing positions at Intel and Kaleida Labs, a joint venture between Apple and IBM. Murali started his career as a research computer scientist for Amoco Production Company, specializing in artificial intelligence.

Murali holds an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from India, a graduate degree in computer science from Indiana University and an MBA from Stanford University.

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