The Global Business Leadership Forum brings together innovative business leaders, leading students, and faculty at the Rady School of Management in an interactive learning environment to discuss a range of pertinent issues facing the business world today.
This event will run from 5:30 to p.m. on Friday, September 23 in the J.R. Beyster Auditorium. Please register here if you are planning on attending.
Sabeer Bhatia and Paul Martini will speak at the event.
Co-founder of Hotmail Corporation, current Chairman and CEO of Sabse Technologies
A pioneer in the field of web-based e-mail, Bhatia co-founded Hotmail Corporation in 1996. As President and CEO, he guided Hotmail's rapid rise to industry leadership and its eventual acquisition by Microsoft in 1998. Hotmail has now transitioned to Outlook – which remains one of the largest e-mail providers in the World. Bhatia's visionary contribution to the Internet revolution has earned him widespread acclaim. His many awards and accolades include:
- "Entrepreneur of the Year," 1997. Awarded by the venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson.
- Named to the "Elite 100," Upside magazine's list of top trendsetters in the New Economy.
- Recipient of the "TR100" award, presented by MIT to 100 young innovators who are expected to have the greatest impact on technology in the next few years.
- Selected by the San Jose Mercury News and POV magazine as one of the ten most successful entrepreneurs of 1998.
- Named by TIME as one of the “People to Watch” in International Business in 2002
Bhatia is the Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Sabse Technologies Inc, a company in the Telecom space that is creating a Global MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) for humans and the Internet of Things (IOT). Sabse’s goal is to provide cellular data connectivity to the the millions of devices that will come online in the next few years. Bhatia is also the Co-Founder of Amp Technologies, a company that is revolutionizing the Real Estate industry.
His recreational interests include tennis, golf, skiing, swimming and yoga. Bhatia is also a philanthropist who has supported education efforts such as the re-building of his high school – St. Joseph’s Boy’s High School (Bangalore) and the building of a high-speed Ethernet network at the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Pilani. He also supports charities such as Room-to-Read, Home of Hope and the Miracle Foundation. Bhatia received a Master of Science degree from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science degree, with honors, from the California Institute of Technology.
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, iboss Cybersecurity
Paul Martini is the cofounder and chief architect of iboss Cybersecurity, where he pioneered the award-winning iboss Cybersecurity Platform that protects networks against malware, advanced threats and data loss direct-to-cloud, with an innovative node-based architecture. Prior to founding iboss, Martini was with an electrical engineering firm where he developed proprietary security solutions for clients such as Phogenix, the U.S. Navy and Hewlett Packard, leading the design and implementation efforts for HP’s e-tester used in their TIJ print heads.
He was also a key contributor at Copper Mountain Networks and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), both of which, launched successful IPO’s. Martini holds a computer science degree from the University of California, San Diego and has had his work published in prestigious scientific journals including, the Journal of Foundations in Computer Science, and Journal of Analytical Biochemistry. As a recognized security expert, he has been featured in a wide range of publications such as USA Today, Forbes, and CSO magazine.
Martini has been recognized for his leadership and innovation, receiving the Ernst Young Entrepreneur Of The Year™ award in the technology category for San Diego, and one of Goldman Sachs’ 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2014. He is committed to the advancement of San Diego as a cyber-security hub, and is a member of the Cyber Security Sub Committee for CAL OES (California Office of Emergency Services) and also serves on the board of the San Diego Economic Development Committee.