meet the Team

Management Team

Vincent Mouret

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CEO

Vincent extensive CEO experience enables him to lead Nestwave with a strategic vision for its development.

Prior to Nestwave, Vincent has been CEO of several semiconductor start-ups in the field of GPS (Nemerix), video (Let it Wave) and wireless communications (Gridbee). Previously he held several management roles in large corporations such as Texas Instruments, Motorola, Alcatel and Wavecom (now Sierra Wireless).

Rabih Chrabieh

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Cofounder and CTO

Rabih is the system architect designing and developing the ultra-low-power indoor/outdoor geolocation solution for the Internet of Things (IoT).

With more than 25 years of experience in the wireless industry at companies as Sequans, Qualcomm and ArrayComm, as system architect and research engineer in 3G, 4G and UWB systems. He also co-founded a start-up, Softwave Wireless, that developed a wireless network planning tool and that was recently acquired by a major player in the Silicon Valley. He holds over 25 patents issued.

Mazen Neifer

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Head of Firmware and Validation

Mazen oversees the development of the software and firmware and their implementation in the ultra-low-power indoor/outdoor geolocation solution for the Internet of Things (IoT). He is in charge of the DSP and FPGA platforms, as well as the design of novel hybrid GNSS/4G positioning technology.

Prior to Nestwave, Mazen was firmware architect at NXP. He was also firmware team leader at Sequans Communications, a 4G wireless modems company.

Peter Bagnall

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Head of GNSS Systems

Peter is the GNSS architect designing and developing an ultra-low-power indoor/outdoor geolocation solution for the Internet of Things (IoT).

Prior to Nestwave, Peter has 25 years’ experience working on GNSS and inertial navigation from developing the early GPS only receivers in software through to leading the GNSS chipset software development at ST Microelectronics, and more recently leading the GNSS IP development at Imagination Technologies.

Benoit Marleux

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Head of HW Architecture

Benoit is the head of hardware architecture; he has 20+ years of experience in the development of digital architecture, including complex SoCs. He is in charge of the ultra-low-power HW design including innovative techniques.

Prior to Nestwave, Benoit was project leader at Sequans Communications where he worked on all generations of 4G designs (Wimax, LTE, LTE-M, NB-IoT).

David Gell

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Chief Strategy Officer

Serial entrepreneur with 25 years of developing and commercializing mobile and wireless products. Over 30 products and services brought to market and 60+ patents issued or pending. Strategic advisor and board member of numerous startups.

 

Strategic Committee

and Advisory Board

Jack Guedj

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Business Advisor

Jack is a seasoned executive in the semiconductor industry. He is member of Silicon Valley’s Band of Angels and Sand Hill Angels.  Former CEO of Tensilica, acquired by Cadence in 2013.  Former CEO of Magnum Semiconductor and President of Tvia  (IPO, ’00).

Ambroise Popper

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Board of Directors and Business Advisor

20 years in Strategic and Product marketing positions  in wireless and networking business: Juniper Network, Sequans and Quantenna.

Simon Alexandre

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Board of Directors

General Manager and Partner at The Faktory.

Nicolas Boulay

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Board of Directors

Senior Partner at SOFIMAC Innovation.

David Mafranc

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Business Advisor

David has more than 20 years of experience in engineering and customer support in the wireless industry. He has worked for Optimus, Orange, Nokia, Ericsson, Nortel and Qualcomm.

Dirk Slock

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Technical Advisor

Dirk is professor of wireless communications at Eurecom. Several of his estimation and equalization algorithms are now part of the 3G and 4G standards.

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