Siavash Alamouti

Siavash Alamouti is the Executive Chairman at mimik. He was the EVP of R&D at Wells Fargo from March 2020 to December 2021. He was the President & CEO of mimik from January 2014 until January 2020 . Prior to mimik he was the Group R&D Director for Vodafone in London, UK where he managed R&D, corporate venture and IPR for the entire group. Before Vodafone, he was an Intel Fellow and CTO of The Mobile Wireless Group in Santa Clara, California. Prior to Intel he was the CTO at the start-up company Vivato (the first smart antenna Wi-Fi company) and before Vivato, he worked in various capacities at Cadence Design Systems, AT&T Wireless, and MPR Teltech.

Siavash has been the leading champion for ground-breaking and highly impactful technologies such as Hybrid Edge Cloud, OFDM/MIMO, 4G, 5G cellular communications, WiFi and WiGig. He has contributed extensively to global telecommunication and internet standards, and has participated in lobbying for spectrum reform globally. Since 2014, he has been focused on edge cloud computing, cloud decentralization, open internet, open banking and finance. For the last few years, he has been active in building technology solutions for the custody of data and digital assets to stop data piracy and help consumers and enterprises take control and monetize their digital assets, Siavash has a reputation for passionately pushing the industry to ensure sustainable use of technology for the benefit of mankind globally.

Siavash received B.A.Sc and the M.A.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, in 1989 and 1991, respectively.