Alok Sharma is CEO of MobileNerd, a cloud-based SaaS company that delivers virtual computing environments for education, training, and distance learning applications with the objective of optimizing IT infrastructure and eliminating the digital divide. Earlier, Dr. Sharma was Senior VP, Corporate Development and Alliances, at Harris-Stratex, the Microwave Division of Harris Corporation, where he was responsible for leading corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and the development of key strategic relationships for the company. Dr. Sharma was the Founder and CEO of Telsima Corporation, a global provider of 4G broadband wireless solutions, from June 2004 until it was acquired by Harris-Stratex in February 2009. Prior to founding Telsima, he was VP and General Manager of the Worldwide Cable Business at Juniper Networks. Before Juniper Networks, Dr. Sharma was the Founder and CEO of Pacific Broadband Communications, which was acquired by Juniper Networks in December 2001. He has held senior management and technical positions at Hewlett-Packard, Fujitsu/Amdahl, Integrated Device Technology, and Siara Systems, a metro routing company acquired by Redback/Ericsson. Dr. Sharma received his PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, holds seven patents, and has authored several articles in leading academic and trade publications. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.