Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Dev Gupta received his Ph.D. in 1977 from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He held various engineering positions at the Bell Laboratories in Andover, MA, from 1977 to 1985. He was the General Manager at Integrated Network Corporation, a manufacturer of DSL access products, from 1985 to 1995.
Dr. Gupta founded two companies, Dagaz Technologies and Maxcomm, which were acquired by Cisco Systems in 1997 and 1999 respectively. These companies developed and manufactured telephone exchange and voice and data equipment for DSL. He was Cisco’s VP of Architecture in the access business unit between founding Dagaz Technologies and Maxcomm. In 2000, he founded Narad Networks which manufactured Gigabit Ethernet networking equipment for the cable industry. Narad Networks (renamed PhyFlex) was acquired by Cienna in 2007. Newlans was founded in 2003.
Dr. Gupta is a Charter Member of the Atlantic chapter of the Indus Entrepreneurs (TIE), an organization which promotes entrepreneurship. The World Economic Forum named him a ‘Tech. Pioneer’ for the years 2001 and 2002. He has over thirty patents in communications, networking, circuit design, and signal processing.
Chief Operating Officer
Divi Gupta is the Chief Operating Officer of Newlans. Divi manages the daily operations of the company, leads the company's business and corporate development efforts, and is responsible for fundraising/investor relations. Prior to Newlans, Divi was a Senior Financial Analyst and a Sales Engineer for Narad Networks, a technology start-up (building infrastructure for the cable industry) in Westford, MA that was sold to Ciena Corp. Divi holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
General Manager, Defense Business
Abbie Mathew has a BSEE from the National Institute of Technology, India, and an MBA from Syracuse University. He was the Product Line Manager for Unitrode’s Silicon Controlled Rectifier product line and the Product Marketing Manager for the power MOSFET product line. He joined Alpha Industries as the International Sales Manager and later became the Sales Manager of Alpha’s Millimeter Wave Division. He then joined Millitech as the Sales Manager and was promoted to Director of Sales and Marketing. In 2001, Millitech became Telaxis to focus on the wireless broadband access market. At Telaxis, he was the Director for Sales, Marketing and Applications Engineering. Telaxis was acquired by Proxim in 2003. Abbie joined Dev Gupta in April 2003. He is the Vice Chair of IEEE 802.15.3c.