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Randy Smerik

Randy Smerik
CEO, Osunatech, Inc.

Website | @randysmerik

Randy Smerik is an experienced serial entrepreneur, with over 20 years’ experience in the high technology fields of mobile, networking, database systems, and semi-conductors as well as businesses in the spirits and restaurant markets.

Randy’s background and experience includes: Currently Founder/CEO of Osunatech, Inc. Before Osunatech, Randy was Senior VP/GM of LSI Corp’s Networking business which he led after LSI acquired his company Tarari, Inc. Randy was the Founder and President/CEO of Tarari which focused on software and silicon solutions for deep packet inspection. Before Tarari, Randy was General Manager of Intel’s Network Equipment Division, VP of Product Development/Marketing at iPivot, and AVP running the Teradata Data Warehousing Division. Randy has also held executive and senior leadership positions at BEA Systems, NCR Corporation, and AT&T. In addition to high tech, Randy owns the San Diego-based restaurant, Solare Ristorante, is a partner in the Pizza Patrón chain of restaurants for San Diego County, and is on the Board of Directors for Fortaleza Tequila (Jalisco, Mexico).

A frequent industry speaker in the areas of venture capital and entrepreneurship, Randy is an active angel investor and advisor to a variety of startups, incubators, and investment organizations.

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Moderated by:
Jim Stogdill (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Panelists:
Mona Vernon (Thomson Reuters Labs), Trevor Hughes (International Association of Privacy Professionals), Randy Smerik (Osunatech, Inc.), Lisa Green (Domino Data Lab)
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