David Wong, PhD
Chairman and CEO
Dr. David Wong has more than 30 years of experience developing and leading communications companies. He began his career as a research scientist on voice compression algorithms, and was part of the ARPA team that completed the first phone call over Arpanet in 1974. After a career as a scientist, professor, and technical manager from 1974 to 1987, Dr. Wong became co-founder and CEO of Spectron Microsystems in 1987, which invented the world’s first DSP o/s that ultimately formed the basis of Texas Instruments DSP BIOS. Dr. Wong then co-founded D2 Technologies in 1993, the leader in embedded VoIP software, and Connected Systems in 1997, a leading voice messaging and unified messaging ODM. In 2000, D2 Technologies was acquired by Virata and Dr. Wong became vice president of VoIP at GlobespanVirata (now Conexant). In 2003, he restarted D2 Technologies to help make the next generation of IP communications technology a reality. In 2016 he launched D2 Nova to innovate cloud based communication services. Dr. Wong is an investor and serves on the board of several communication technology startups, most notably, Trellisware, Rivulet, and many others located in China and Asia. He holds a B.S.E.E., M.S.E.E. and Ph.D. from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Chief Technology Officer
David Lindsay has more than 25 years of engineering experience designing and building voice systems. He was a co-founder and served as vice president of engineering for the original D2 Technologies from 1993 to 2000, where he was responsible for developing the framework, methodology and process for the company’s voice processing solutions. Following D2’s acquisition in 2000, Mr. Lindsay served as chief engineer at Virata/Globespan where be built Voice over ATM and Voice over IP software, before helping restart D2 in 2003. Lindsay began his career as a technical member at Bell Laboratories. He moved on to hold senior engineering positions at Digital Sound Corporation and then to co-found and become the vice president of engineering at Spectron MicroSystems where he designed, developed, tested and productized all SPOX products. Mr. Lindsay holds several patents in voice processing and VoIP. He holds and M.S.E. from the University of Michigan and a B.S.E.E. from Lehigh University.
Chief Financial Officer
Mark Paul has more than 20 years of financial experience. Prior to co-founding D2 Technologies in 2003 and serving as the CFO, he was the CFO at Yardi Systems, an asset and property management software provider. He has previously held finance positions at Virata Corporation and at various governmental organizations, and has started several companies. Mr. Paul has served as the treasurer for the Central Coast Water Authority and as a board member for South Coast Federal Credit Union. He actively lectures for classes in Governmental Accounting at the University of Santa Barbara and is a past president and treasurer of the Santa Barbara Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants. Mr. Paul holds a dual B.S. in Accounting and Finance from the Southwest Missouri State University.
Vice President of Engineering
Matt Randmaa has more than 20 years of experience designing, developing and managing the creation of signal processing and realtime IP communication software products. He has designed and optimized signal processing software in all aspects of Voice over IP, including echo cancellation, voice compression, packet loss compensation, jitter buffers, and tone/fax/caller ID signaling. Prior to co-founding D2 Technologies in 2003, he was the director of engineering for GlobespanVirata's (now Conexant) VoIP Software Group. He is an authority and established speaker on the topic of Voice over Packet software design, and has filed several patents related to VoIP. Mr. Randmaa holds a M.S. and B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Dr. Jon Wu
Vice President of Engineering, Asia
Dr. Jon Wu has more than 20 years of experience designing software product and leading engineering team. He was the co-founder of Webia Technologies which was acquired by D2 Technologies in 2011. Prior to joining D2, he was the department head of networking business unit at INVENTEC. His business unit has developed series of VoIP products for branded customers including Cisco, Netgear and Skype. Before year of 2000, Dr. Wu worked at the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Computer Communications Research Lab (CCL), where he was responsible for the development of 3GPP RLC/MAC technologies and mobile multimedia applications. At ITRI, he has authored more than 10 patents and he received outstanding research award for his distinguished research works on mobile Internet. Dr. Wu holds B.S. in computer science and information engineering from National Taiwan University and Ph.D. in computer science from National Tsing Hua University.