William A. Owens
William A. Owens serves as Managing Director, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AEA Investors Asia, a private equity company, since April 2006 and also serves as the non-executive Chairman of the Board of CenturyLink since July 1, 2009. Formerly, Mr. Owens served as Vice Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Nortel Networks Corporation, a global supplier of communications equipment, from 2004 to 2005, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Teledesic LLC, a satellite communications company, from 1998 to 2003. Prior to that, he served in the U.S. military from 1962 until 1996 holding various key leadership positions, including Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He is currently a director of Polycom, Inc., Wipro Limited, and Intelius Inc. He has served as a director of AEA Investors, LLC, Flow Mobile, Unifrax Corporation, Amerilink and was Chairman of the Board of Embarq within the past five years.
Dr. Rajesh Gupta
Rajesh Gupta, Ph.D., is currently a Computer Science professor and holds the QUALCOMM Chair in Embedded Microsystems at the University of California San Diego. He has authored more than 150 articles and two books on various aspects of embedded systems, design automation, datapath synthesis and system-on-chip modeling. Dr. Gupta is a Fellow of the IEEE. He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Design and Test of Computers, and Chair of the steering committee on IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing.