Leadership

 

 Miro Salem (Ericsson, Verizon, AT&T)

Miro Salem (Ericsson, Verizon, AT&T)

Founder & CEO

Miro founded 3TEN8 after a decade in telecommunications as a wireless engineer for some of the largest mobile network providers, including AT&T, Verizon and Sprint. As an RF Engineer at Ericsson, Miro exposed the vastly inefficient and outdated processes for network operations and invented the ability to harness the power of AI and machine learning to disrupt stagnant industry processes. Miro has spent over 10 years in the telecommunications industry and graduated from the University at Texas Dallas with a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering. 

 Elica Rahdar, Ph.D. (UCLA)

Elica Rahdar, Ph.D. (UCLA)

Co-Founder & COO

Elica Rahdar serves as Chief Operating Officer for 3TEN8. Elica is a Developmental Psychologist and Neuroscientist who has been at the forefront of multi-million dollar government funded projects. Her extensive background in data analysis and collection have led to her research being published in several academic journals and presented at large, multidisciplinary conferences. Elica has conducted extensive research in the telecommunication industry which helped 3TEN8 develop a strong understanding and empathy of the problems that the industry is experiencing today. She received her PhD in Developmental Psychology from the University of Texas at Dallas under Dr. Marion Underwood, and completed her postdoc in developmental neuroscience at UCLA.

 Naresh Guntupalli (Paypal, ShareThis)

Naresh Guntupalli (Paypal, ShareThis)

Co-founder & VP ML Engineering

As VP of Machine Learning Engineering for 3TEN8, Naresh builds models and deploys 3TEN8's proprietary algorithms to analyze wireless carrier data. He has an extensive background in big data analytics and machine learning, leading design and development of data science platforms at top tier institutions, like Paypal and Target. He previously worked at Paypal were he design and developed systems and solutions to enable behavioral analytics using Hadoop technology stacks. He holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Nevada.