About Codepoint Technologies, Inc.
Codepoint was founded in 2019 and is an early-stage venture focused on commercial launch of its products in the U.S., China, and Europe. The company builds upon the founders' expertise in Location of Things, creating the CP-Flex platform and Nali devices together with ecosystem of leading partners. Codepoint is privately funded.
Michael B. Mathews, Ph.D. – President and Co-Founder
Dr. Mathews is a veteran entrepreneur and technologist with over 25 years of experience in positioning and wireless industries. Recently, he was V.P. of Location Technology for Comtech Telecommunications, which acquired his previous startup Loctronix Corp in 2015. Founding the company in 2007, Mathews led Loctronix as CEO/CTO developing advanced technologies in indoor positioning. Prior to that, he was the President/GM of Engenex Technologies and CTO for InfoMove, Inc. Mathews has numerous patents and has been at the forefront of location technology development including expendable GPS, off-board navigation, location sensor fusion, and positioning with signals of opportunity. Mathews received his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering Sciences from the University of Colorado.
Zhong Li – V.P. Business Development and Co-Founder
Zhong Li has more than 25 years experience in electronics industry and global markets. He was VP of Marketing and Applications for advanced communication product group at Semtech. Before that, he was director of marketing at Intersil Corp, and marketing manager for semiconductor startup Synergy Semiconductor which was acquired by Micrel Semiconductor. Zhong started his career as a semiconductor process engineer at Cypress Semiconductor.
Keith Bhatia, Ph.D. – CEO, SS8
Dr. Keith Bhatia has more than 25 years of leadership experience in both the telecom and IT markets. He has served as senior vice president and general manager at Comtech generating growth and executing acquisitions. Prior to that, he was responsible for new business acquisition and product management at Neustar, Movius and ADC.
Rob Palfreyman – Location Technology Entrepreneur
Rob Palfreyman was previously CEO/co-founder at sensewhere. He brings 25 years’ experience in the wireless, chip and location markets, successfully fundraising and closing business globally with companies like Tencent and Motorola.
Brian Salisbury – Business and Product Marketing Advisor
Brian Salisbury has more than 35 years of experience in the mobile industry, spanning semiconductor, system, network and services sectors. He was VP Product Management at Comtech, Sr. Director at Qualcomm / Snaptrack, President of Wireless Services at Metricom / Ricochet and COO at Bell ARDIS.
Gary Tu – GM of Changhong Research Lab
Managing Director of Changhong North America, a serial entrepreneur with two successful start-up ventures in China, Sr. VP of Global Business Development at Aicent, and engineering manager at Motorola.