Ajay Malik has over 25 years of engineering leadership and entrepreneurial experience in delivering award-winning innovative products in the Software, SAAS, Wi-Fi, RTLS (real time location), IOT (internet of things), and SDN (Software defined networking). He has led multiple turnarounds/successful exits. He has over 70 patents issued/pending and is author of “RTLS for Dummies”; and “Augmented Reality for Dummies”. He now works at Google.
Prior to that, he was SVP Engineering and products at Meru Networks, where he led the transformation of company which led to its acquisition by Fortinet. Before joining Meru, Malik held leadership positions at Hewlett-Packard Company, where he was vice president of engineering, mobility solutions, HP Networking Group, and at Cisco’s Wireless Networking Group, where he was responsible for controller, management, and services functions across the wireless product portfolio. At Cisco, he did a turnaround of network management technology group. He had joined Cisco after selling his cloud/SAAS startup/solution findjobsnear.com. Prior to that he was head of engineering and advanced development in the Wireless LAN Division of Symbol Technologies/Motorola and championed Motorola’s foray into real-time Wi-Fi location.