Mr. Ram Jayam serves as the President & Chief Executive Officer at Apere. He founded Platys Communications, and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. He serves as Advisor of Ybrant Digital Limited. He served as General Manager of SNG segment and Vice President at Adaptec, since November 2003. He also founded and ran Stargate Solutions, a leader in Intellectual Property Licensing for Network Processors and Gigabit Ethernet. He has several patents and is a recognized authority in the technology field, and continues to be an active participant in media discussions and a frequent speaker at industry conferences. He is a graduate of the University of Southwestern Louisiana in Computer Engineering.