Avvasi has a highly experienced management team comprised of proven entrepreneurs with a successful track record of working together, developing advanced technologies and building profitable businesses
With more than 15 years of experience founding, building and selling businesses, and pioneering technology to deliver video content across wired and mobile networks, Mate is expert at identifying unmet demands and opportunities for service providers.
Prior to his current role overseeing the management and strategic direction of Avvasi, Mate held business management roles at LSI Corporation which acquired VideoLocus, an H.264 fabless semiconductor company where Mate was co-founder and CEO. He also held engineering roles at PixStream, a video networking systems company, which was acquired by Cisco Systems.
Mate holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from Richard Ivey School of Business.
Michael is responsible for setting the product and technology direction for Avvasi. With his wealth of experience founding and developing technology businesses, Michael expertly leads the Avvasi team of innovative engineers.
Prior to Avvasi, Michael worked with Mate in engineering and product management roles at LSI Corporation and was co-founder and Chief Architect at VideoLocus. He also held engineering roles at PixStream and Cisco.
Michael has a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of British Columbia and is an Adjunct Professor with the Department of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo.