After obtaining his Ph.D. in Computer Science, David Ratner has spent his career in various areas of software and technology, from writing code to scaling and growing venture-backed, private-equity owned, and public companies. Currently he serves as the CEO of HYAS Infosec, a venture-backed cybersecurity company; previously roles include the CEO of Realm (now owned by MongoDB), CEO of Openwave Messaging (now owned by Synchronoss), and President of the Enterprise Division and Chief Product Officer for Syniverse Technologies, among others. Ratner has international B2B experience in all geographies, over two million lifetime flight miles, is a martial-arts black-belt and active soccer player, and currently resides in Silicon Valley.
Pam is passionate about empowering others to become confident and competent communicators, and is honored to serve Winning Feathers in achieving their mission to impact young people. With more than 30 years industry experience, Pam has trained and coached thousands of professionals to perfect their presentation skills. Serving as a volunteer on the TEDxAtlanta Leadership team, she coaches people to share “ideas worth spreading” from the main stage. Pam has the ability to relate to a wide range of personality types, professional skill levels and learning styles. She trains others utilizing her certifications in DISC, Driving Forces, Emotional Intelligence, Neuro-linguistic Programming and The Prioritized Leader Master Certification. Always looking for the next challenge, you can find her climbing mountains in her spare time!
Pramod’s leadership and adaptability to industry and client demand, is two of his key strengths as an advisor for Winning Feathers. He started his first company, Paramount Software, at the young age of 26, when most professionals start thinking of a career. He has a knack for executing winning strategies, and inspires his team to blend with changes and demands in execution of client’s requirements. He drives the organization towards building a competitive environment, yet not compromising of quality of inputs, and with consistency. He believes in long-term trustworthy relationships and has grown the enterprise to new heights with that sole belief and principles. Anyone who has known him in the years of his growth, knows his strong belief in giving back to the community in whichever little or big way he can. And that includes not only social development in the community but cultural and technological development, as well. His principle is if the community helped you grow; your growth will sustain only when you learn to help the community grow simultaneously. Pramod has been the recipient of TiE Top Entrepreneurs Award, Outstanding Business Leader Award, Small Business Person of the Year from Atlanta Business Chronicle.