Sanjay Macwan is a highly accomplished senior technology executive (CTO, SVP) who has built and scaled highly successful corporate innovation labs in telecom/wireless (AT&T) and media/content (NBCUniversal) industries. He is a Founder CEO of technology startup Integer1 focused on content innovations. He teaches innovation (ideas to execution) as well as emerging technology such as 5G Wireless courses at major universities and serves on Advisory Boards of major VC groups, emerging technology startups, and startup accelerators.
In his role as a Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Media Labs, NBCUniversal, he built industry unique technology incubator and accelerator for the company delivering innovations for all key businesses of broadcast TV, cable TV (such as CNBC, SyFy, Telemundo), Films, Digital, and Themeparks.
Prior to joining NBCUniversal, Mr. Macwan served as Vice President, AT&T Chief Technology Office and led the CTO Technology Council which incubated highly successful programs such as AT&T Foundry, a series of innovation labs in Palo Alto, Israel, Dallas, Atlanta that collaborate with global technology start-ups and the VC community; The Innovation Pipeline (TIP), an industry leading crowd sourcing innovation platform; and technology strategy for key ecosystems of web, ad/search, communications, social networks, and content.
He first joined AT&T Labs in 1992 as a software developer and held positions of increasing responsibilities including Group Manager of a large software development team, and lead Internet Architect for AT&T’s WorldNet ISP where his team architected the then industry first email service on mobile phones called PocketNet. From 2009 to 2012 he was Assistant Vice President, Technology Innovations, and from 2008 to 2009 he was Assistant Vice President, Multimedia, Mobility, and Security R&D Center.
Mr. Macwan is on a Technology Advisory Council of KPCB, a top global VC firm based in Silicon Valley and VX Ventures based in NJ. He is also investor / advisor to number of startups in FinTech, MediaTech, and big data consulting firm Stratacent. He has served on an Industry Advisory Boards of Ericsson, TechMahindra, Georgia Tech Information Security Center, National Association of State CIOs (NASCIO), and successful startups such as Arcturus and Mu Dynamics (acquired by Spirent).
Mr. Macwan holds 39 patents and has several other patent applications in process. He holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering, and an MS in Computer Science from Polytechnic University in NY. He is also a graduate of the ASIS/Security Executive Development Program from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and has earned an MBA PowerPak from Northeastern University