Since 2005, Dr. Hajjar has pioneered Laser Phosphor Display (LPD) technology, working with multidisciplinary technologists and business people in the U.S. and around the globe. Dr. Hajjar has registered more than 75 U.S. and worldwide patents and has a proven record of success in taking optical-based technologies from inception to high-volume manufacturing.
Prior to Prysm, Dr. Hajjar served as Vice President/GM of Transmission Subsystems with Avanex Corporation and Vice President of Technology with Vitesse Semiconductor. Dr. Hajjar was Chief Technology Officer and founder of Versatile Optical Networks prior to its acquisition by Vitesse, and later Avanex. Dr. Hajjar held management positions with TeraStor Corporation and the Eastman Kodak Company. He also held research positions at the Optical Sciences Center at the University of Arizona and IBM’s T.J. Watson Research Center.
Roger holds a Ph.D, M.S. in Optical Sciences from the University of Arizona and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Boston University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.
Tushar is an industry recognized Sales and Marketing executive with General Management (P&L) experience of over 20 years. Prior to joining Prysm he has worked for leading technology companies in core networking, security, retail and wireless infrastructure space. In addition to the Sales Marketing focus, he had spent early years of his career in engineering, manufacturing and product management giving him a strong foundation to lead cross functional organization.
He has worked for industry leading companies like Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks, Meru Networks and NCR in senior executive positions.
Tushar holds a Master of Science degree in computer science from Rutgers University and Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from Mumbai University.
Dana brings over 15 years of global sales, marketing and management experience to the Prysm team.
Prior to joining Prysm, he was Vice President of Channel Sales for Barco. In this role, Dana managed sales and business unit responsibility for the Indoor, Outdoor and Creative LED, Lighting, Image Processing and Projection products. Prior to this role, Dana served as Director of Marketing for Barco’s Rental & Staging, Digital Cinema and Media business units and helped post record growth for the company worldwide. He was previously part of the executive management team at Folsom Research, a leader in image processing products worldwide when it was acquired by Barco after posting record year over year growth for the company. Prior to Folsom Research Dana held several management positions in the financial and advertising markets.
Dana holds a MBA in Marketing from UOP and BS in Finance from CSU.
Rittenberg, Jr. brings Prysm a wealth of knowledge and experience with business in China, from consulting to management. He was formerly involved in various investment projects in China following his role as head of China office at an Asia based private equity firm. Previous to that, Sidney was General Manager of InFocus/Greater China (a DLP & LCD Display company), that followed his years at Burson-Marsteller as head of China government and public affairs practice, where his clients included some of the largest Fortune 100 companies.
Sidney was born and raised in Beijing and attended San Francisco State University, majoring in Film Production.
Jasbir Singh has served as CFO and VP of finance for Prysm since the company was founded in 2005.
Prior to Prysm, Jasbir served as CFO/ VP of finance for numerous start-up companies in Silicon Valley, including Equator Technologies (acquired by PixelWorks in 2005) and Versatile Optical Networks (acquired by Vitesse Semiconductor in 2001). He also helped spin-off the digital imaging division of Conexant Systems in 2002, served as the VP of finance for the newly formed entity, and ultimately sold the business to ESS Technology in 2003. Jasbir began his career with KPMG in 1991.
He holds BBA and MBA degrees from the University of Texas at Austin.
Greg has over 20 years of manufacturing and operational experience with extensive knowledge in new product introductions, worldwide supply chain solutions, outsourcing, and procurement.
Prior to Prysm, Greg was Vice President of Operations at Coulomb Technologies, an Electric Vehicle Charging System startup. Previous to Coulomb, Greg was the Vice President and General Manager for an autonomous business unit specializing in providing mission critical security firewall products and services to 95% of fortune 500 companies. Greg was also Vice President of Operations, Engineering & Customer Support at a venture funded start up, Powerfile which produced DVD/Blue-Ray permanent archive solutions to enterprise and consumer class customers.
Greg was also the Founder of NPI Solutions Group that provided operational and hardware engineering experience to numerous start-up companies. He has held a number of executive level positions at SGI, Ciena, Zambeel, and Shoreline Communications.
He received his B.S. in Engineering from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
Patrick Tan brings Prysm more than 25 years of executive, technical and global operations management experience derived in data storage and optical telecommunications as well as time spent working for new technology ventures.
Prior to Prysm, Patrick was president of Dragon Fire, a consulting practice that delivered engineering and systems solutions, and a co-founder of Firefly Technologies, a micro-optic process technology company that was successfully sold to Zygo (Nasdaq: ZIGO). He later served as VP Operations of the subsidiary company, and on Zygo’s Board of Directors. Prior to that, Patrick worked at Digital Equipment Corporation and Quantum Corporation where he led a Disk Drive Development program, directed a start-up of a 3000-strong head-assembly-operation in Indonesia, and established an Asia-wide technical support center in Singapore.
Patrick holds a BSME and MSME from MIT.
Varadha Raju brings Prysm more than 24 years of experience in software development, product engineering, quality engineering, global product support, multi-site program management, and business management.
Before joining Prysm, Varadha worked for Symphony Services, where he built a strong team of 1,300 and put systems and processes in place to scale the company for its next level of growth. Prior to Symphony Services, Varadha was AVP at Hughes Software Systems (HSS), delivering software products and services to global customers. Prior to Hughes, he held various management positions within Phillips Consumer Electronics Division focusing on Television, set up boxes and digital transmissions. He also established a software development organization in Singapore while at Phillips. He has held engineering positions at Tektronics and Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL).
He holds a BS in Electrical and Communications Engineering from University of Madras, India.