Mahbubul Alam | Straighttalk

Mahbubul Alam

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Alam
Chief Technology Officer and Chief Marketing Officer
Movimento
Sunnyvale, California

Professional Background:  A frequent author, speaker, and multiple patent holder, Mahbubul Alam joined Movimento in early 2015 as CTO/CMO, with responsibility for reinventing the company’s technology and strategy. Since then, he has led a transformation that is enabling Movimento to take the lead in the coming era of the software-defined car, which will usher in the biggest changes in the auto industry since Henry Ford's days. Prior to joining Movimento, Alam spent 14 years as a technologist and strategist at Cisco. He began in the mobile technology area in Cisco's Netherlands operation, later working in a variety of business development and market intelligence capacities. In 2012, he moved to Silicon Valley to head up Cisco’s Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine to Machine (M2M) platforms, growing the company’s new M2M operation into a $350 million business in four years. Among the numerous products he created were Cisco’s flagship 4G LTE multi-service router, the IoT edge-cloud gateway and the next-generation Integrated Services Router. He launched several internal startups, including one providing IoT vertical solutions for the transportation, manufacturing and mining industries. Born in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Alam received a scholarship to attend boarding school in the Netherlands. Later, while at university there, he founded a small chain of top-rated dining establishments before moving into the technology arena.

Education: BSc, MSc, Electrical Engineering, Personal Mobile & Radar Communications, Delft University of Technology

Personal Passions: Reading, travel