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Management Team

With a wealth of combined experience in the telecommunications, Internet, video, and cable industries; a history of technology leadership; and a proven track record of delivering solutions, we are dedicated to meeting our customers' most pressing challenges.

David Baran – President and CEO

Mr. Baran brings to GoBackTV a broad-based background in systems design and implementation. Prior to founding GoBackTV, he served in several capacities at Com21, most recently as Vice President of DOCSIS Products, where he led development of the CMTS now marketed by ARRIS as the Cadant C3. Other relevant experience includes Director of Information Technology for Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and Management Consultant with Booz, Allen and Hamilton. He holds two patents in the areas of image processing and distributed systems communications. Mr. Baran holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a BA in Quantitative Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Bill Gallagher – Sales

Mr. Gallagher joins GoBackTV with over 25 years of experience in sales management in the broadband and telecommunications industries. Prior to GoBackTV, he managed worldwide sales at SkyPilot Networks, a global supplier of wireless broadband networks. Earlier in his career, he served as vice president of worldwide sales at Com21, a broadband data communications company, and held executive-level sales positions at MCI and SPCommunications, which later became Sprint. Mr. Gallagher holds a BA in History from the University of New Mexico.

Michael Field – System Architecture

Mr. Field has worked in a wide range of positions in the video and telecommunications industry. At BigBand Networks, he was the senior engineer responsible for the specification and design of the Broadband Media Router. He has also held positions with the video groups of Motorola, Probita, General Instrument, US West AT, and Bell Laboratories. He holds five patents in the areas of CATV/Internet integration, MPEG encoding, and broadcast video distribution. Mr. Field has a bachelor’s degree with honors in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Reading, England.

Rajesh Tripathi – Systems and Software Development

Mr. Tripathi, a long-time veteran of engineering startups, is responsible for GoBackTV’s system software architecture and design, as well as firmware and core software implementation. Prior to GoBackTV, he was a software consultant at Com21, where he led low-level software development, leading to the rapid completion of Com21’s popular DOXcontroller CMTS and DOXport 1110-XP cable modem. Other experience includes engineering management and senior staff positions at a number of startups where he was responsible for technical leadership and direction. Mr. Tripathi holds a Bachelor’s in Engineering (BE) from IIT Roorkee, India.

Rei Brockett – Marketing and Product Management

Ms. Brockett brings over 15 years of networking and cable experience to GoBackTV. Most recently, she was with Com21 as Director of Product Marketing for video products, and Senior Product Manager for Com21's DOCSIS cable modem products. Ms. Brockett has a BA cum laude from Harvard College in Engineering, and an MS and PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.