Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

We're thrilled to announce that Intellex has acquired Expert by Big Village, effective March 22, 2024. This strategic move enhances our capabilities and strengthens our commitment to delivering exceptional solutions to our customers.

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Expert Details

Wireless/Telecommunications, Venture Capital/Funding, Startups/Entrepreneuring

ID: 107743 California, USA

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Expert (pronounced "Quay-low," ) is the CEO and founder of Employer, the leading provider of wireless content platforms and SMS aggregation to large enterprises in the United States. Prior to this he founded MobileSys (now called mBlox) which is the leading consumer SMS aggregator in the United States. Prior to that he founded Personal Productivity Tools, Inc., a leading provider of alphanumeric paging and wireless messaging software for Fortune 1000 Companies. He is an active member of the PCIA technical committees. He has almost 20 years experience working with wireless messaging products, and over 25 years of experience in electronic design related research including CAE and VHDL.

Expert is the founder and CEO of Employer, leading ASP targeting the enterprise wireless and mobile communications industry. Employer services over 700 of the world's largest corporations on a worldwide basis. Sample customers include Cisco, PG&E, Qwest, AOL, Merrill Lynch, and many others.

Expert has done research and founded three companies (Employer, mBlox (formerly MobileSys), and Personal Productivity Tools) that provide wireless software and services targeting the cellular telecom industry and enterprises that wish to empower their end users to use cellular communications.
Expert has over a decade of experience in this area and has intimate knowledge of digital cellular carriers on a worldwide basis including knowledge of GSM, CDMA, TDMA, paging, GSM, 2.5G, 3G and other technologies and the business strategies of the carriers with respect to these technologies.

Expert has more than a decade of experience founding companies which provide communication software products to enterprises. Particular emphasis has been on the mobile and wireless communications area.

Expert has founded four successful startups, starting with Silvar-Lisco in 1979 (IPO 1984), Vantage Analysis Systems in 1986 (acquired at IPO valuations in 1992), mBlox (formerly MobileSys) in 1999 (pre-IPO), and most recently Employer. Expert has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs find and build startups. Expert is very well connected within the venture capital community and regularly acts as a consultant to venture capital groups in evaluating investments. Expert is a limited partner of several venture funds. Expert has raised over $100 million in venture funding in the four companies he has founded to date.

Expert is an experienced entrepreneur, and has a long history of successfully identifying and capitalizing on market opportunities. For entrepreneurs that require help in assessing markets for their startups, Expert can provide guidance and help in focusing and evaluating on market opportunities.

Expert has built several successful startups from scratch and is very experienced in building businesses and markets from the early adopter phase through to maturity. Expert was a leader in creating the high-level simulation market (VHDL, Verilog, etc) in the mid-1980's and is a pioneer in wireless enabling enterprises throughout the 1990's.

Expert's experience as an entrepreneur, in evaluating business plans and market opportunities on behalf of numerous venture capital groups gives him the ability to help other entrepreneurs in their evaluation of markets.

Expert's experience as an entrepreneur with four successful startups built from scratch to substantial revenue allows him to provide help to entrepreneurs in tracking market trends and understanding what impact these trends will have on their businesses.

Expert has over a decade of experience development products and services for mobile communications for enterprises. Expert's companies have provided products to over 700 corporations, the majority of which are Fortune 1000 companies.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1980 Degree: BS Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: Stanford University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2004 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: CEO, Founder, Chairman Department:
Available upon request.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1999 to 2004 Employer: MobileSys/mBlox Title: CEO, Founder, Chairman Department:
Available upon request.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1993 to 1999 Employer: Personal Productivity Tools Title: CEO, Founder, Chairman Department:
Available upon request.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1990 to 1992 Employer: Viewlogic Systems Title: Senior Vice President Department:
Available upon request.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1985 to 1990 Employer: Vantage Analysis Systems Title: Executive Vice President, Founder, Chairman Department:
Available upon request.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1979 to 1985 Employer: Silvar-Lisco Title: Director of Engineering, Founder Department:
Available upon request.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is a Special Limited Partner in Crosspoint Venture Partners; a Limited Partner of Eldorado Venture Partners; member of Who's Who, a member of IEEE, the ACM, and numerous PCIA technical committees.
Awards / Recognition
He received the El Dorado Venture Partners Entrepreneur of the year in 1992.
Publications and Patents Summary
He has numerous publications in the electronic design area and the wireless telecom industry. He holds several patents in CAE and wireless telecom.

Additional Experience

Vendor Selection
Expert has intimate knowledge of virtually all of the vendors in the wireless data industry.
Marketing Experience
Expert is a world expert in wireless communications and telecom. His company Employer is a leading vendor in wirelessly enabling enterprise applications. His previous company (MobileSys, now called mBlox) is the leading SMS aggregator in the United States. Expert has worked closely with wireless carriers (both paging and digital cellular) on a worldwide basis. Employer has wireless enabled more than 700 enterprise customers, most within the Fortune 1000 and Global 2000.

Fields of Expertise

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