Nara is a technology thought leader and innovator with over 20 years of experience honed in high-tech. In his career, Nara has built successful startups and also led technology giants. Before the formation of Accelerite by Persistent Systems, Nara joined Persistent Systems from Altosian, a network management infrastructure firm where he was a co-founder and also served as CEO. Prior to this, Nara was the Senior Vice President of Products at Openwave, where he led the $300M a year product portfolio focused on mobile data and communication infrastructure. In previous roles, Nara served as a Software CTO at Lucent Technologies and as Vice President of Engineering at CoSine Communications. Nara holds a master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Pune, India.