Leadership

Bo Larsson, Executive Chairman

Bo was the former CEO of Firetide Inc, a recognized technology market leader providing networking solutions for video surveillance applications. Under Bo’s 9-year tenure, Firetide achieved an average annual growth rate of 89% and became a global leader offering technologically differentiated wireless networking solutions for mission-critical applications to the most demanding customers worldwide. Firetide’s customer segments include government for public safety, transportation agencies, industrial customers and telecommunications service providers with 1000s of installations globally. He also established an effective research and development center in India for Firetide.

Bo held major leadership roles as the GM and VP of Sony Corporation of America, Senior VP of Ericsson and Corporate VP at Sony Ericsson. He started his career at Fujistu Japan. He sits on several other technology company boards. Bo has an MBA from the University of Gothenburg and Msc in Applied Physics from Chalmers University/University of Tokyo.

 

Winfred Fan, Chief Executive Officer

Winfred has over a decade as the CEO of start-ups and fast-growing businesses in technology, manufacturing and retail. Prior to being an entrepreneur, he was a senior Consultant with a leading accounting firm where he acted as a key change agent in a number of clients in different industries in helping them to restructure and grow and raise funds. He has held positions including Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer, Finance Director and consultant with organisations with operations in a number of jurisdictions including Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong and Fiji.

Before completing the Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting, Winfred received a degree of Bachelor of Commerce from Monash University, Melbourne. He is a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and CPA Australia.

 

Mohan Natarajan, Director, Technology and Engineering

Mohan is currently the VP of Infrastructure Engineering at Salesforce Inc. He has over 25 years of experience in system and application software. He was the former CTO and VP of Engineering for Firetide Inc, where he was the co-inventor for many MESH and wireless technologies. Mohan has held senior VP and Director positions at Cisco, Brocade, Motorola and Jasmine Networks. He started his career at Silicon Graphics.

Mohan has a Bsc from University of Delhi and Masters in Computer science from School of Computer Science Indore India. His core expertise includes wireless mesh networking, Ethernet, IP mobility, IP tunnels, optical networking and distributed systems. He has authored six patents in the area of wireless mesh.

 

Henry Choo, Director

Henry has more than 15 years of direct investment and operations experience within the venture capital/private equity and securities’ industry. He is a very active investor and advisor in the start-up space. Henry is the Director of Investments at Sanston Securities Australia Pty Ltd.—a Corporate Advisory and Investment firm based in Melbourne with strong linkages and networks throughout Australia and Asia-Pacific.

He was Chief Operating Officer and Head of Investment at Atlantic Quantum Sdn Bhd, a corporate venture fund wholly-owned by Khazanah Nasional Berhad (Malaysia’s Sovereign Wealth Fund) managing technology investments throughout the Asia-Pacific, Europe and the USA. He sits on several listed and unlisted companies in Malaysia and Australia. Henry holds a Computer Science degree from La Trobe University.