Mobilous offers a platform for enterprises to build Mobile Applications in a unique way, and to design and deploy compelling mobile apps for their employees, partners and customers in a fast, cost-effective and pervasive way
Prior to setting up Mobilous Inc, Rakesh co-founded Opelin, a digital content management company, which was acquired by Hewlett-Packard (HP) in 2007. Earlier, he co-founded eCircle, one of India’s first commodity exhange which was acquired by Reliance in 2003. Most recently, as Director of Cloud Services at Hewlett-Packard, Rakesh was responsible for building Mobile Print-as-a-Service that allowed users to print seamlessly from any device via the cloud. He has also worked in Fortune 1000 company, Tata Steel as various positions of engineering and marketing.
A sports enthusiast and a marathon runner, he also supports education oriented NGOs in his spare time. Rakesh is a B. Tech from BIT and MBA from Xaviers Institute (XLRI) India. He is also a Charter Member at TiE.
Akira Miyata is responsible for the technology stack and engineering innovation at Mobilous. With an educational foundation in ‘hydrodynamics’, Akira is a hard-core techie who has always lived and breathed the cutting edge of the latest in Computer Science. Most recently, as Director of Digital Vox, he developed and launched a travel app that gained thousands of users in its first month, developed and delivered blade server technology to Japanese majors, and built e-Commerce systems for corporations like Yonex, the sports equipment leader, and Ajinomoto, Japan’s largest food products firm. He also architected networks for J-Phone which was acquired by Softbank, Japan’s premier telecom Carrier.
Earlier, he was an Architect with Silicon Graphics, USA, designing data mining and marketing solutions for marketing and sales departments. He developed their Sales Forecasting system, and managed its global rollout from USA. Prior to that he was Engineering and Marketing Manager with Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC).
Akira has studied Hydrodynamics Engineering at Nagoya University, Japan. He is a keen golfer and traveller.