At CEO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top San Francisco based CEO’ operating in the Communication Hardware space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Co-founder & CEO of Daily.co
Kwindla Hultman Kramer is CEO of Oblong Industries, developer of the g-speak Spatial Operating Environment. Oblong was responsible for the gestural interfaces in the film Minority Report, and the company’s current customers and partners include Boeing, GE, Saudi Aramco and others. Kwin’s background is in programming, hardware design, and the development of large-scale systems architectures. Before helping to start Oblong he served as the founding CTO of AllAfrica.com, one of the web’s largest content aggregators and a two-time webby award nominee. Kwin holds degrees from the MIT Media Laboratory and Harvard College and lives in Los Angeles.
Follow Kwindla Kramer:
About Daily.co: Daily.co offers video chat as an API.
Co-Founder & CEO of Wristcam
A Mechanical and Energy Engineer by training and passionate entrepreneur at heart, Ari has founded several profitable ventures in a variety of industries. Since founding in 2012, he served as CEO of Glide, the pioneering video messenger for smartphones and smartwatches that supports millions of users and billions of live video exchanges. In 2016, Ari teamed up with an early Apple Watch program manager to develop Wristcam, an ultra-compact Camera System made for Apple Watch. Ari holds a B.S. and M.S. in Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis, and was selected by MIT Technology Review as one of 35 global innovators under 35.
Follow Ari Roisman:
About Wristcam, Wristcam: Computer Vision for Wearables
Co-Founder & CEO of Common Networks
Grace is the CPO and co-founder of Common Networks. She was previously at Square, where she was the Director of Product on the flagship Square Register product and managed a team of 70+ engineers, product managers, and designers. She alo led teams responsible for the launches of Square Japan and Australia, Square Invoices, new Square card readers, Instant Deposits, and numerous retail, restaurants & services features.Before Square, Grace was at Google PMing the Offers product and working on Sales Strategy and Operations. She started her career as a Systems Engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab. Grace has a BS in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University.
Follow Grace Chen:
About Common Networks: Common Networks is a wireless internet service provider that brings fiber-class internet to homes.
Founder & CEO of Ava
Follow Thibault Duchemin:
About Ava: Ava empowers 400M deaf & hard-of-hearing people to have accessible in-person conversations, anytime, anywhere.
CEO of Collimator
Follow Reda Dehy:
About Collimator: Collimator is a developer of modern cloud-native engineering modeling and simulation software.
CEO of Vyoocam
CEO @ Vyoocam
Follow Vedran Vukman:
About Vyoocam: Mobile apps on the communication wearables