"Convergence is a movement in technology to combine resources and applications onto one level platform for interoperability and optimization."
Roberto Orci, Board Advisor
Roberto Orci is the CEO and Chairman of Acento, an independent Hispanic advertising, promotions and PR agency, founded in 1983. Roberto Orci’s 30 years in marketing and advertising in Mexico, Canada and the US make him a leader in his field. Previously, he was a brand manager at Procter & Gamble (Mexico), VP Management Supervisor at Ogilvy & Mather in the US, Canada and Mexico; and until 2002, President of the fourth largest independent Hispanic agency in the US. Roberto also serves on the Advisory Board for Cal State University School of Business. Roberto Received his BBA in Finance from the University of Houston and his MBA from Thunderbird Graduate School of International Finance.
Len Duncan, Board Advisor
Len Duncan is the Founder and CEO of the Duncan Group, a Silicon Valley based consulting and staffing firm, founded in 1991, servicing enterprise accounts such as Charles Schwab, Nortel, Household Bank, Computer Sciences, Hitachi Data Systems, Sun Microsystems and Amdahl Corporation. Len is also the Chairman of The Citizens Bond Oversight Committee, overseeing the expenditures on $235 million in bond measure in the Silicon Valley. Since 2006, he has performed personal consulting projects in the areas of sales, business development and professional services for IT consulting companies, Orchesys and Xoriant. Len also served as Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Board of Directors for Vortex Intellectual Property Exchange. Len holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with majors in Accounting and Finance, from the Ohio State University.
Shyam Manwani, Board Advisor
Shyam Manwani has served on the Board of Directors since June 2008. Mr. Manwani’s 23 years in the IT consulting sector, provides practical, business savvy guidance for 3GC Group around all aspects of its operations. Mr. Manwani is a co-founder and Principal of S & L International, a premier IT firm that provide custom, scalable, cost-effective solutions to diverse industries that range from small firms to Fortune 1000 organizations. Mr. Manwani has extensive experience in assisting clients leverage advances in technology to achieve their business objectives. Prior to establishing S & L International, Mr. Manwani was Regional Director for LANSystems for over 9 years until the acquisition by Donnelly Enterprise Solutions. Mr. Manwani received a B.S.in Electrical Engineering from California State University Los Angeles.
Koroush Saraf, Board Advisor
Koroush, a member of the Board of Directors since August 2010, provides innovative, intelligent guidance to our technology partnerships and manages the technology vetting process of 3GC Group. Koroush is a Co-Founder of Consentry Networks, a global leader in Network Access Control devices. He currently holds a position as the Senior Director of Product Management at Fortinet, a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM). He has a Master’s Degree in Computer Networks from the University of Southern California (USC), Master's Degree in Computer Hardware from Stanford and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland. In his free time, Koroush likes to study technology and its effects on society.