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Deepak Ayyagari

Technology Programs
Sharp Laboratories of America

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Dr. Deepak Ayyagari currently serves as Director of Technical Programs at the Washington DC office of Sharp Laboratories of America, and is responsible for program management and business development of new research initiatives tied to government programs. Most recently, as Manager and Principal Scientist he was responsible for the Personal Healthcare Technologies group. This project is focused on the research and development of innovative technologies and product concepts for consumer oriented in-home and personal healthcare and wellness applications. His responsibilities include managing a multi-national project involved in advanced product concept design and development, IP development, technology development, clinical collaborations with leading US healthcare providers, business development for the technology, etc.Dr. Ayyagari represents Sharp Corporation as a founding member of the Board of Director of the Continua Health Alliance- a global alliance of over 200 companies developing technology guidelines, and laying the market foundations for personal and consumer healthcare applications. He was formerly the Secretary of the Corporation and the Editor in Chief of its newsletter.His experience includes technical leadership positions in R&D and advanced product development. In prior assignments, he led Sharp’s Powerline Communications project, designing high speed PLC systems for AV communications in networked homes, and served as Director on the Board of Directors of the HomePlug industry consortium. He was a research scientist developing broadband cellular data services (CDPD, IS 95, CDMA 2000 etc.) and wireless LAN technologies for GTE/Verizon. He was also the lead architect and designer for carrier class, residential broadband, high speed fixed wireless access systems, akin to WiMax, for Broadband Access Systems/ ADC Telecom. He was the founder and CEO of Moksha Networks, a seed stage startup developing technology that integrated WLAN and cellular data technologies.Dr. Ayyagari received his PhD and MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Ayyagari has over 17 publications in major pee