SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cloudleaf,
Inc., an emerging leader in Digital Edge IoT Solutions, today
announced the appointment of Professor (Emeritus) Arogyaswami Paulraj of
Stanford University as a member of the company’s corporate Board of
Professor Paulraj, one of the world’s foremost authorities in wireless
technology, is an internationally esteemed academic and a successful
founder of Silicon Valley-based technology companies. He will serve the
company primarily as a strategic advisor focused on Cloudleaf’s
continuing innovation in three key technologies: Short Range Wireless,
Artificial Intelligence and 5G IoT. Continued advances in these
critical areas are key to extending Cloudleaf’s unrivaled intelligent
edge for the digital supply chain.
In 1992, Professor Paulraj proposed the MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple
Output) wireless technology that is now the key to 4G cellular and WiFi
wireless networks that serve billions of people throughout the world. An
ISI Thompson Highly Cited Researcher, Professor Paulraj is the author of
more than 350 research papers, two text books and a co-inventor in 79 US
In 1999, Professor Paulraj founded Iospan Wireless Inc., which developed
and established MIMO-OFDMA wireless as the core 4G technology. Iospan
was acquired by Intel Corporation in 2003. In 2004, Professor Paulraj
co-founded Beceem Communications Inc. The company became the market
leader in 4G-WiMAX semiconductor and was acquired by Broadcom Corp. in
During his 30 years in the Indian Navy (1961-1991), he founded three
national level laboratories in India and headed one of India’s most
successful military R&D projects – APSOH sonar.
Professor Paulraj has won more than a dozen awards in the US, notably
the 2011 IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal, the 2014 Marconi Prize and
Fellowship and the 2018 Inductee into the US Patent Office National
Inventors Hall of Fame. He has also received top national awards from
Govts. of India and PR China.
“Cloudleaf solutions represent a powerful combination of Machine
Learning and Advanced Analytics,” said Professor Paulraj. “I especially
welcome the opportunity to help Cloudleaf extend its technology
leadership in supply chain visibility.”
“We are extremely excited to welcome Professor Paulraj to the Cloudleaf
Advisory Board,” said Cloudleaf CEO Mahesh Veerina. “Every wireless user
on earth owes Professor Paulraj a debt of gratitude. As both an academic
and entrepreneur, he has consistently been in the vanguard of wireless
innovation. Cloudleaf will greatly benefit from the unparalleled
knowledge, experience and insight of this extraordinary innovator.”
Professor Paulraj is the most recent addition to the Cloudleaf Corporate
Board of Advisors, which includes a number of internationally recognized
supply chain authorities. Advisors include:
Professor Hau L. Lee, Thoma Professor of Operations, Information and
Technology at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. His
areas of specialization include global value chain innovations, supply
chain management, global logistics, inventory modeling, and
environmental and social responsibility.
Bill Read, founder of 21 Merit, LLC, former head of Accenture’s Supply
Chain practice in North America, and former senior executive at
Capgemini, CSC and Cleveland Consulting Associates.
Maria Nieradka, founder of Three Lions Consulting, LLC, and former
senior executive at Biogen, Merck, Johnson and Johnson, and Bristol
Cloudleaf is the developer of the Cloudleaf Visibility Index™, designed
to be the industry-standard gauge of visibility, efficiency and
responsiveness for supply chains in every industry.
The Cloudleaf Visibility Index™ captures real-time product flow data
within and between facilities. Combined with cloud-based solutions to
pull data from the Edge, Cloudleaf has the unrivaled capability to
deliver a 100% visible Supply Chain to its enterprise customers.
Cloudleaf’s mission is to create significant value across the end-to-end
supply chain network by dramatically increasing visibility of product
flow and condition. Customers increase revenues, reduce material losses
and enhance the reliability of operations.
Our supply chain Visibility Platform delivers complete, real-time views
and insights across the eco-system from suppliers through production and
distribution to customers. Using IoT, AI/ML and advanced analytics, our
cloud software creates a digital model of the supply chain and processes
billions of events per second to deliver diagnostic and predictive
insights in real-time for location, condition, utilization and anomaly
detection. Cloudleaf is empowering world leading companies in
pharmaceuticals, food & beverage and advanced manufacturing with
significant ROI and millions in savings.
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