Hassan M. Ahmed is a businessperson who founded Affirmed Networks, Inc. and WaveAccess Ltd. and who has been at the helm of 5 different companies. Presently, Dr. Ahmed is Executive Chairman for Founder SPAC. Dr. Ahmed is also Advisor at 5G Edge Acquisition Corp. and on the board of 7 other companies.
He previously was Chief Technology Officer & VP-Engineering at Cascade Communications, Manager-Product Engineering at Analog Devices, Inc., Advisor at CRV LLC, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Sonus, Inc., Chairman for Affirmed Networks, Inc., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Sonus Networks, Inc., President for WaveAccess Ltd., EVP & General Manager-Core Switching Division at Ascend Communications, Inc., Director-VSLI Systems at Motorola, Inc., Director-VSLI Systems at Motorola Codex and Associate Professor at Boston University.
Dr. Ahmed received an undergraduate degree and a graduate degree from Carleton University and a doctorate from Stanford University.