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Funambol provides white-label cloud solutions to mobile operators and other service providers. Funambol solutions include a personal cloud, business cloud, IoT cloud and SIM cloud. The company's solutions are deployed in 50 countries for 2B+ people. Funambol is headquartered in Silicon Valley with R&D in Pavia, Italy.

Funambol operates in the white-label cloud services market. Consumer clouds include Apple iCloud, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive and Dropbox. Funambol OneMediaHub differs as it is white-label, digital life-centric, flexible and can be on-premises or hosted in the cloud. Business cloud competition includes enterprise versions of the above and Box. Funambol OneBizHub differs as it is white-label, it has features, usability and security aimed for small & medium businesses, and it can be deployed on-premises or in the cloud.

Funambol's management team has extensive experience in the mobile and cloud markets. It is led by Amit Chawla, CEO, and has three co-founders: Fabrizio Capobianco (Chairman and President), Stefano Fornari (CTO & VP Engineering) and Alberto Onetti (CFO). It includes Ata Rasekhi (VP Products). Funambol has raised major funding from venture capital and private equity firms.

The name Funambol is derived from the Italian word 'funambolo' which means tightrope walker. The company uses this symbol to reflect its confidence and persistence while addressing difficult mobile challenges. Funambol has received many industry awards for its technical excellence:

Awards and industry recognition
Amit Chawla
Amit Chawla

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Amit has an extensive background of executive leadership and operational excellence in the mobile industry, most recently as CEO of enterprise mobility specialist Agito Networks, which was acquired by ShoreTel [NASDAQ: SHOR]. Prior to Agito, Amit was CEO of NexVerse Networks, where he spearheaded the merger with a division of ECI Telecom to form Veraz Networks which was listed on the NASDAQ in 2007. Amit's deep experience with worldwide carrier and Global 2000 enterprise communications products included leadership positions at Nortel.
Fabrizio Capobianco
Fabrizio Capobianco

PRESIDENT AND CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

Fabrizio Capobianco is President and Chairman of the Board of Funambol. He has thorough expertise in the mobile industry, with work experience that includes Reuters and Tibco. He is a successful entrepreneur, having founded several Italian high tech companies. Fabrizio has a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Pavia, Italy, with a focus on usability. He has been recognized as a top '40 under 40' high tech leader and mobile visionary. He writes a blog that was voted among the best in the industry by FierceWireless.
Stefano Fornari
Stefano Fornari

CTO AND VP ENGINEERING

Stefano Fornari is head of Engineering and related services at Funambol. Prior to his development role at Funambol, Fornari was chief architect at Stigma Online where he played a key role in the development of the company’s flagship portal product, SolWeb Intra. He has also held positions at Compaq, where he was an advisor on wireless technologies in PDAs, and at Art Technology Group (ATG) as a consultant. He holds an M.S. in Computer Science.

Alberto Onetti
Alberto Onetti

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Alberto Onetti has 20+ years of corporate finance experience as a consultant for leading banking groups and multinational companies. He holds a Ph.D. in corporate strategy and a Master degree in International Finance. He is Professor of management and entrepreneurship at the Department of Economics of the Insubria University.
Ata Rasekhi
Ata Rasekhi

VP PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

Ata Rasekhi brings 20 years of product experience and a proven track record of building industry-leading software products. Prior to Funambol, Ata was Director of Product Management at Scalix, a leading provider of email and collaboration software. Before Scalix, he ran a successful consulting firm delivering product management and marketing services to high profile startups. Ata has held senior product management and marketing positions at Remedy, Lotus Development, and cc:Mail. He holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from University of California, Santa Barbara.
Fabrizio Capobianco
Fabrizio Capobianco

Funambol

Fabrizio Capobianco is President and Chairman of the Board of Funambol. He has thorough expertise in the mobile industry, with work experience that includes Reuters and Tibco. He is a successful entrepreneur, having founded several Italian high tech companies. Fabrizio has a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Pavia, Italy, with a focus on usability. He has been recognized as a top '40 under 40' high tech leader and mobile visionary. He writes a blog that was voted among the best in the industry by FierceWireless.
Amit Chawla
Amit Chawla

Funambol

Amit has an extensive background of executive leadership and operational excellence in the mobile industry, most recently as CEO of enterprise mobility specialist Agito Networks, which was acquired by ShoreTel [NASDAQ: SHOR]. Prior to Agito, Amit was CEO of NexVerse Networks, where he spearheaded the merger with a division of ECI Telecom to form Veraz Networks which was listed on the NASDAQ in 2007. Amit's deep experience with worldwide carrier and Global 2000 enterprise communications products included leadership positions at Nortel.
John Kim
John Kim

H.I.G. Growth Partners

As Managing Director at H.I.G. Growth Partners, John focuses primarily on Internet, media and technology investments. He currently serves on the boards of Batanga, Escalate Media, Funambol, Locaid, REVShare, RxStrategies and SpotXchange and formerly served on the board of Triad Retail Media. Previously, John was a co-founder, interim CEO and board director of Cooligy, a semiconductor cooling manufacturer started by three Stanford professors, backed by top-tier venture capital firms and acquired by Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR). He also was the COO of a 100+ person eCommerce portal, General Manager of a semiconductor equipment manufacturer and Business Development Director at a product development software company. He began his career at Booz, Allen & Hamilton where he consulted on operations strategy to Fortune 500 companies. John received an M.S. and B.S. with Phi Beta Kappa honors in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A. degree with distinction from Harvard Business School.

Nina Saberi
Nina Saberi

CASTILE VENTURES

An industry veteran with extensive investment and operational experience, Nina Saberi founded Castile to bring capital, deep industry expertise and hands-on management experience to a new generation of entrepreneurial businesses. Under her leadership, Castile has grown to be ranked among the most active and respected VC firms in New England. Ms. Saberi has an investment focus on cloud-based services, networking and ecommerce infrastructure. She is currently the chair at VGo Communications and Whaleback Managed Services and serves on the boards of Agiliance, Aurora Networks, Connotate and Funambol. Ms. Saberi joined the venture community as a general partner at OneLiberty Ventures. Prior to OneLiberty Ventures, Ms. Saberi was president and CEO of venture-backed Netlink, acquired by Cabletron as one of the top three acquisitions of its year. During her operating career, she successfully led Amnet to its acquisition, managed an international joint venture for Data General and Singapore Telecom and held executive marketing and engineering positions at BBN and Avanti Communications.
Michel Wendell
Michel Wendell

NEXIT VENTURES

Michel Wendell has 25 years of experience in launching and managing international Infocom companies. By advising successful start-ups and billion-dollar market leaders in Finland, Sweden, France and the United States, Mr. Wendell has gained a thorough understanding of the changing dynamics of globalizing markets and rapidly developing technologies. His extensive network of contacts in Silicon Valley, where he resides, is a significant resource to Nexit's portfolio companies. Before co-founding Nexit Ventures, Mr. Wendell served as Vice President of Business Development at Cadence Design Systems. He founded EuroVAR, a European-wide network of Windows based EDA solution distributors, and was VP Europe for OrCAD, Inc., a leading PC based design tool vendor.

Careers

Funambol is looking for talented people to join our company.
Please send us your resume at jobs@funambol.com. No phone calls or agencies, please.

Marketing Location
Director of Marketing Foster City, CA
Engineering Location
Server Java Developer Pavia, Italy or Leiria, Portugal
Mobile App Developer - iOS Pavia, Italy or Leiria, Portugal
Mobile App Developer - Android Pavia, Italy or Leiria, Portugal
Project Manager Pavia, Italy
User Advocate Pavia, Italy
Operations, Professional Services & Technical Support Location
Cloud Engineer Pavia, Italy
Technical Support Specialist Pavia, Italy