THE TEAM BEHIND MINERVA

teamMauro Bonomi
Chief Executive Officer

Mauro Bonomi is Minerva’s Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to founding Minerva, Mauro was Vice President of Marketing at C-Cube Microsystems. Bonomi has contributed heavily to the adoption of digital video technology in the consumer and communications markets. Mauro holds Master’s Degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Management from Stanford University and received an Undergraduate Degree with Honors in Electrical Engineering from Pavia University in Italy.

teamJean-Georges Fritsch
EVP of Business Development and Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Fritsch joined Minerva Networks shortly after its inception. In his previous position at C-Cube Microsystems, he headed the company’s MPEG decoder product development, and contributed to the development of its core MPEG encoding algorithms. Dr. Fritsch was a Staff Scientist at Alcatel Business Systems, focusing on speech recognition, speech compression and digital acoustic echo canceling. Dr. Fritsch holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Signal Processing from the University of Nancy in France.

teamJohn Doerner
Chief Financial Officer

A longtime member of the Minerva executive team, John Doerner has over 30 years of experience in working with both public and private Silicon Valley firms, including Altos Computer Systems, where he served as Chief Financial Officer. Doerner has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Colorado and is a Certified Management Accountant.

Chuck MorrisChuck Morris
Vice President of Engineering

Chuck Morris has over 20 years of experience in building engineering teams and developing software and systems products in the networking and video space. Prior to joining Minerva, Morris held VP of Engineering roles at Pie Digital, Omneon, and Venturi Wireless. Morris holds a MS Degree in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts and a BA in Business and Economics from Saint Anselm College.

Andy CroweAndy Crowe
Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations

Prior to joining Minerva in October 2000, Andy Crowe held the position of Principal Architect in Harmonic Inc.’s Digital Systems Division. Crowe has over 25 years experience in digital video compression and video networking. Andy holds a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from Dartmouth College.

Marco BonomiMarco Bonomi
Regional Vice President, International Sales

Marco Bonomi has over 10 years of experience in the networking, telecommunications and video industry. Prior to joining Minerva, Marco held product management positions at Global Crossing. Marco holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Telecommunication Engineering from Milan Polytechnic University.

Michael BranschMichael Bransch
Regional Vice President of Sales, Americas

Michael has over 20 years of sales experience in the telecommunications and video space. Prior to joining Minerva in 2001, Michael sold industry leading digital video processing platforms to the government, advertising and education industries. Michael has a Master’s Degree in Information Technology and a Bachelor’s Degree in Audio and Video Production from Michigan State University.

John CamposJohn Campos
Vice President of Operations

John Campos joined the Minerva team in January of 2000. John has over 25 years of experience in operations and logistics management. Prior to Minerva, Campos held senior manufacturing positions at Therma Wave, Scitex Digital Video and Pinnacle Systems.