Tag: EVP

An Interview With Qualcomm’s Alex Rogers, EVP And President Of Its Technologies Licensing Business, On 5G IP

I’ve been following the Qualcomm 5G IP legal saga since the FTC filed an antitrust case against the company way back in 2017. Frankly, an entire screenplay could be written about the proceedings—in a dramatic turn of events, a district court in northern California ruled against Qualcomm in May of 2019. Now, despite the earlier loss, it’s looking like Qualcomm will get the last laugh. Qualcomm appealed the decision with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, who, after holding a three judge hearing on the case this past February, have finally decided to reverse the decision, throw out the injunction and partial grant of summary judgment—a total win for Qualcomm on every issue. I was happy with this result, having long maintained the case was

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Secret Double Octopus Appoints Farzad Tari as EVP Business Development

TEL AVIV, Israel, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —  Secret Double Octopus, the global pioneer in Enterprise-Ready Passwordless Authentication, announced today the appointment of Farzad Tari as Executive Vice President of Business Development. In his new role, Tari will manage Secret Double Octopus’s global distribution channels, technology partnerships and corporate relations activities. This will amplify the company’s ability to deliver advanced authentication solutions to countless new corporate users in various industries.

Tari joins Secret Double Octopus at a time of skyrocketing interest in passwordless authentication, particularly among large global enterprises with a dynamic, increasingly decentralized workforce. Secret Double Octopus offers a highly secure, user-friendly, universal authentication method that addresses the complex needs of modern enterprise environments with solutions for boosting security while simultaneously reducing employee downtime and helpdesk costs.

Farzad Tari arrives at Secret Double Octopus with more than 20 years of experience managing global sales channels, leading transformative strategic

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ErosSTX Taps Veteran Media Analyst Drew Borst As EVP Of Investor Relations And Business Development

Drew Borst, a veteran media analyst most recently at Goldman Sachs, has joined the recently merged ErosSTX as EVP of investor relations and business development.

At Goldman, Borst spent a decade as VP and lead media and entertainment analyst, leading a team that covered Disney, ViacomCBS, Discovery, Cinemark, Liberty Formula One and other companies.

In his new role, Borst will report to CFO Andy Warren and continue to be based in New York.

Eros and STX closed their merger in July and the combined company plans a listing on the New York Stock Exchange later this month. The company will have headquarters in India and LA, reflecting the merged companies’ specialties heading into the deal, spanning film and TV production as well as streaming.

“As we continue to grow our company and deliver results for our shareholders, Drew’s unique grasp, understanding, and appreciation for the inner workings of global media

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