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Telecommunications industry executive

Edward R. Kozel, telecommunications industry executive.


Kozel, Edward R. was born on June 14, 1955.


Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University California, Davis.


With McDonnell-Douglas. Flight test engineer Boeing. President, Chief Executive Officer, board directors Skyrider, Inc.

Chairman Telepo; research engineer Socially Responsible Investment International. With TIBCO Software; joined Cisco Systems Inc., 1989, senior vice president, chief technical officer, 1996—1998, board directors, 1996—2001, senior vice president, business development, 1998—2000, chief technical officer, service provider line, 2000—2001. Founder, managing partner Open Range LLC, 2000—2004.

Managing director Integrated Finance, Ltd., 2004. Chief Executive Officer cRight, Inc., since 2006, SkyRider, Inc., since 2006. Member, management board, chief technical and innovation officer Deutsche Telekom AG, since 2010.

Former board directors Precept Software, Inc. Board advisor Rembrandt Venture Partners. Board directors Reconnex Corporation.

Board advisor Academy Capital Investments, CoMotion Venture Capital. Former board directors Telegis Networks, NetFrame Systems, Narus Inc., Cybercash, Yahoo! Inc., 2000, Reuters, 2000, Symbol Technologies, Inc., 2004, Red Hat, Inc., 2004—2006, Dilithium Networks Inc., 2005, NetApp, Inc., 2006.


Married Sara T. Kozel. 3 children.

Sara T. Kozel