Ramu Sunkara is the CEO and cofounder for Synqq, Inc. Synqq enables us to capture information in the form of voice, pictures, text and links in all our interactions. This information is automatically organized and sharable to make us super human with perfect memory. Before Synqq, Ramu led the mobile products for Skype, when the company he co-founded, Qik--the leader in the mobile video--was acquired by Skype for $150M in 2011. He started Qik in his garage in 2006, engineered its survival during the 2008 financial crisis, and evolved Qik to become the #2 paid application in Apple's App Store and worked out pre-load agreements for Android devices with 13 operators in the U.S., Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.
Prior to Qik, Ramu was a member of the Oracle Architecture Board and built Real-time Collaboration products and started the Oracle Parallel Server for commodity Intel/PC servers, then a disruptive idea. Ramu led the Oracle Parallel Server division for five years and grew it into a $500M/year licensed revenues business. Ramu has over 20 patents in mobile, cloud, distributed and relational database technologies. Ramu holds an MBA from Boston University, M.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and A B.Tech. from Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai.