Gangesh Ganesan serves as the Chief Technology Officer of Peernova. Mr. Ganesan is an experienced technologist and entrepreneur, who has served as an advisor to numerous startups in the Semiconductor, Cloud, and Software industries. Mr. Ganesan was co-founder and CEO of a Hadoop Big Data startup called Factals from 2012 to 2013. From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Ganesan served as President and CEO of Ubicom, a network processor company that was acquired by Qualcomm. Prior to joining Ubicom, Mr. Ganesan served as Director of Strategic Marketing for Marvell Semiconductor. Mr. Ganesan also served as Director of Marketing for TCAMs and Networking Search Engines at Cypress Semiconductor. Mr. Ganesan started his career as an ASIC designer and Systems Architect at the Telex communications division of Bosch Communications. Mr. Ganesan has an MBA and an MS, both from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis and a BE from College of Engineering, Guindy, Chennai, in India.