Robert J. Pera
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
Mr. Pera founded our company and has served as our chief executive officer since October 2003. From January 2003 to February 2005, Mr. Pera was a wireless engineer at Apple Inc. Mr. Pera graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, San Diego with a B.A. in Japanese Language, a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering (emphasis in Digital Communications / RF Circuit Design).
Chief Financial Officer and Board Director
Mr. Foster joined Ubiquiti Networks as our chief financial officer in March 2013. From June 2012 to February 2013, Mr. Foster served as a director in the Credit Suisse investment banking group focused on technology infrastructure and software companies. From August 2007 to June 2012, Mr. Foster worked at UBS investment bank as an executive director, and most recently as the co-head of the software group. Prior to UBS, Mr. Foster held various positions at RBC Capital Markets, an investment bank; Loudcloud Inc., a software and cloud services company; Open Market, a software company; Deloitte Consulting, a consulting firm; and PriceWaterhouseCoopers, an international audit firm. Mr. Foster holds an M.B.A. in Finance from the Wharton School of Business and a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, San Diego.
Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Sanford served as a consultant to us from September 2007 to April 2010 and has served as our chief technology officer since May 2010. From August 2003 to July 2007, Dr. Sanford was chief technology officer of Cushcraft Corporation/Laird Technologies, a company specializing in antenna design and manufacturing. From April 2003 to August 2003, Dr. Sanford served as president of Optimal RF, Inc., a private antenna design company. From March 1999 to August 2003, Dr. Sanford served as the chief technical officer of REMEC, Inc, a communications equipment company, and served in various other capacities including head of engineering of Northern California operations and general manager of the Fixed Wireless (WiMAX) Division. From January 1997 until February 1999, Dr. Sanford served as president of Smartwaves International, a wireless communications company, which was acquired by REMEC in February 1999. From June 1993 to November 1996, he was a researcher at Chalmers University of Technology. From 1988 through 1993, Dr. Sanford headed the Mobile Tower Top Group at Huber & Suhner AG. From 1985 to 1988, he was a research engineer and group manager with the Georgia Tech Research Institute. Dr. Sanford holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University, an M.S. in physics from Georgia State University and a Ph.D. in Electromagnetics from École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne. Dr. Sanford also received a Docent from Chalmers University.
Vice President, Business Development
Mr. Moore has served as our vice president, business development since May 2008. From February 2007 to April 2008, Mr. Moore served as a product manager in the IAS group within Laird Technologies. From June 2005 until February 2007, Mr. Moore served as a sales manager within Cushcraft Corporation until its acquisition by Laird Technologies. From April 2000 to June 2005, Mr. Moore served as general manager of Pacific Wireless, an antenna design company, until its acquisition by Cushcraft Corporation. Mr. Moore holds a B.A. in Business Management from Utah Valley University.