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Background Information

Employment History

President
Centigram Communications Corporation

Executive
Shugart Associates

Senior APQP Engineer
Honeywell International Inc

Affiliations

Advisory Boards
BV Capital

Advisory Boards
T-Venture

Chair of the Board of Advisors
Leavey School of Business

National Board of Directors
American Electronics Association

Member, National Board of Directors
American Electronics Association

Education

Bachelor's degree
Electrical Engineering
Northwestern University

Master's degree
Electrical Engineering
Northeastern University

Web References (54 Total References)


George ...

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George Sollman

Chairman
Mr. Sollman is Chairman and founder of Arabesque Investments LLC. He is the former co-founder, president & CEO, of @Motion Inc., acquired by OpenWave in 2000. Begun in 1997, @Motion was a venture-backed startup, created to pioneer Internet voice portal servers. Lead venture capital was DCM (Doll Capital) and investors included Deutsche Telekom and Intel Capital.
Before founding @Motion, Mr. Sollman was the president and CEO of Centigram Communications Corporation, a leading voice messaging company, from 1985 through 1997. The company grew from a privately-held firm to a public company with more than $100M, with its IPO in 1991. Prior to joining Centigram, Mr. Sollman was VP/GM for Sales and Marketing at Shugart Corporation, a leading disk drive company, in the period 1976-84. During this time, the company grew from about $6M to $240M and was acquired by Xerox Corporation.
Mr. Sollman has served on a number of private and public company boards. Currently, he serves also on the Board of Advisors of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University (Chairman from 2001-2004). He was active previously with the American Electronics Association (AEA), where he served on the National Board of Directors, during which he was elected National Chairman in 1996, representing its 3,200 member companies.
He received his BSEE from Northwestern University and an MSEE from Northeastern University. In addition, he has received five patents.


TechAmerica.org AeA Board Chairmen History

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George H. Sollman Centigram Communications Corporation


Board of Directors | MaxSP

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George Sollman, Director

Mr. Sollman is Chairman and founder of Arabesque Investments LLC, Atherton, CA. He co-founded @Motion in 1997 to pioneer Internet voice portal servers and served as its CEO and president until it was acquired by OpenWave for about $400M in 2000. Mr. Sollman was the president and CEO of Centigram Communications Corporation, a leading voice messaging company, from 1985 through 1997. The company grew from a privately-held firm with revenues of about $1M to more than $120M as a publicly-held company, with its IPO in 1991. Mr. Sollman served as VP/GM for Sales and Marketing at Shugart Corporation in the period 1976-84. During this time, the company grew from about $6M to $240M, during which it was acquired by Xerox. Mr. Sollman has served on a number of private and public company boards. Currently, he also serves on the Board of Advisors of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University (Chairman from 2001-2004). He was active with the American Electronics Association (AEA), where he served on the National Board of Directors from 1993-1997, during which he was elected National Chairman. In 1994, Mr. Sollman received a Presidential appointment to ARPA's Semiconductor Technology Council. He received his BSEE from Northwestern University and an MSEE from Northeastern University. Mr. Sollman is the inventor on five issued patents.


About Us: Board of Directors

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George Sollman, Director

Mr. Sollman is Chairman and founder of Arabesque Investments LLC, Atherton, CA.He co-founded @Motion in 1997 to pioneer Internet voice portal servers and served as its CEO and president until it was acquired by OpenWave for about $400M in 2000.Mr. Sollman was the president and CEO of Centigram Communications Corporation, a leading voice messaging company, from 1985 through 1997.The company grew from a privately-held firm with revenues of about $1M to more than $120M as a publicly-held company, with its IPO in 1991.Mr. Sollman served as VP/GM for Sales and Marketing at Shugart Corporation in the period 1976-84.During this time, the company grew from about $6M to $240M, during which it was acquired by Xerox.Mr. Sollman has served on a number of private and public company boards.Currently, he also serves on the Board of Advisors of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University (Chairman from 2001-2004).He was active with the American Electronics Association (AEA), where he served on the National Board of Directors from 1993-1997, during which he was elected National Chairman.In 1994, Mr. Sollman received a Presidential appointment to ARPA's Semiconductor Technology Council.He received his BSEE from Northwestern University and an MSEE from Northeastern University.Mr. Sollman is the inventor on five issued patents.


Corticon - Company Board

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George SollmanChairman

Mr. Sollman is Chairman and founder of Arabesque Investments LLC, Atherton, CA.He is the former co-founder, president & CEO, of @Motion Inc., acquired by OpenWave, for about $400M in 2000.Begun in 1997, @Motion was a venture-backed startup, created to pioneer Internet voice portal servers.Lead venture capital was DCM (Doll Capital), and investors included Deutsche Telekom and Intel Capital.
Before founding @Motion, Mr. Sollman was the president and CEO of Centigram Communications Corporation, a leading voice messaging company, from 1985 through 1997.The company grew from a privately-held firm with revenues about $1M to more than $120M as a publicly-held company, with its IPO in 1991.Prior to joining Centigram, Mr. Sollman was VP/GM for Sales and Marketing at Shugart Corporation, a leading disk drive company in the period 1976-84.During this time, the company grew from about $6M to $240M, during which it was acquired by Xerox.
Mr. Sollman has served on a number of private and public company boards.Currently, he serves also on the Board of Advisors of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University (Chairman from 2001-2004).He was active previously with the American Electronics Association (AEA), where he served on the National Board of Directors from 1993-1997, during which he was elected National Chairman, representing its 3,200 member companies.In 1994, Mr. Sollman received a Presidential appointment to ARPA's Semiconductor Technology Council.
He received his BSEE from Northwestern University and an MSEE from Northeastern University.In addition, he has received five patents.

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