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Think in grid - executive resume


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Think in grid - executive resume

  1. 1. Executive resume <ul><li>Assuring competitive advantages in an open and connected environment </li></ul><ul><li>October 2007 </li></ul>
  2. 2. Company <ul><li>Founded in March 2006 by a mixed team of entrepreneurs which came from an university research group (I2Cat-Gridcat UPC) and ESADE . </li></ul><ul><li>Focused in Grid Computing applied to machine-to-machine (sensors & devices). </li></ul><ul><li>Propietary technology , developed after 3 years of experience developing projects for big companies. </li></ul><ul><li>Prototype . Now we are implementing it for two customers (biotech & internet services) and collaborating with two other companies (from media sector) for integrating our technology into their products. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Team Ramón Sangüesa Bachelor in Computer Science & PhD. In Artificial Intelligence & Vicedean Worked for Apple, IBM, Motorola... Diego Mariño Bachelor in Business Administration - ESADE-MBA (2008) Worked for Getronics, Fiat & Renault Sports Xavier Fernández Bachelor in Computer Information Systems - Master in Industrial Management Works for everis as the Chief of BCN Innovation office Daniel Pérez Bachelor in Computer Science Master in Statistics and Operations (2007) U-Ming Lee Master in Computer Science - Master in Financial Management Worked for Quantum & Aldrix as Grid Business Consultant in Malaysia
  4. 5. Killer-app: Intensive computing
  5. 6. Opportunity <ul><li>Machine-to-machine communications, variously known as M2M, refers to automatic communications between mechanical objects taking place without human intervention . There is not a standard in this market, so, as long as it grows, the difficulty for connecting these devices raises. </li></ul>The market is demanding a infrastructure that can easily integrate heterogeneous (and not usual) devices into a network , which should be accessed in an easy way and with the ability of being used for different necessities . Inconvenient Difficulty Solution Heterogeneity Connecting different standards Virtualization Reinventing the wheel No network standard Common infrastructure Deploy new sensors Ad-hoc networks installed Artificial Intelligence New kinds of information Transform into knowledge Open network
  6. 7. Market <ul><li>M2M was worth $ 95 billion in 2006 . </li></ul><ul><li>M2M will become a thriving market in the next years , with the interest in RFID giving a boost to IT spending in general, according to Gartner and Harbor. </li></ul><ul><li>Extremely atomized market </li></ul><ul><li>Competitors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Almost all products are substitutives between themselves and connected without standards with proprietary applications. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our solution is a substitute to all of them. Customers could create sensor networks faster, cheaper and easier . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Main markets: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Security : Buildings, CCTV, Biometric ID </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Logistics : RFID, Storage, Routes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health : Diagnostics, MobileMed, Implants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industrial : Quality, SCADA, machine controls </li></ul></ul>
  7. 9. Solution <ul><li>We have developed a toolkit for simplifying the implementation, deployment and monitoring of grid computing based applications for companies. </li></ul><ul><li>Features </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Autoconfigurable (with AI agents) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiplatform (Mainframe, Workstation, Smartphone, PDA…) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multisystem (Windows, MacOSX, UNIX…) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multipurpose (all kind of decentralized applications) </li></ul></ul>
  8. 10. Business model <ul><li>As other high technology companies </li></ul><ul><li>Offer our base solution with an OpenSource license (MySQL, TrollTech...) </li></ul><ul><li>License our platform tools to integrators and consulting firms with experience in this market (everis, telvent, qualcomm...) </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships with hardware manufactures for selling their devices with our technology inside (Sun, Cisco & IBM) </li></ul>Sensors Hardware Integrators Customers think in grid
  9. 11. Finance Prototype Product development Commercial launch Internationalization 03 / 2006 05 / 2007 04 / 2008 01 / 2009 F & F & F BA · 200.000 € Neotec/CDTI · 350.000 € VC · 3.000.000 €
  10. 12. Keypoints <ul><li>Multidisciplinar & international team </li></ul><ul><li>Propietary technology based on Grid Computing </li></ul><ul><li>Solving a real necessity in a growing market </li></ul><ul><li>Generates cost savings & increase of competitivity </li></ul><ul><li>4 M$ needed · 300.000$ at this stage </li></ul>If you are interested in us [email_address]