HP Jin
Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer
HP co-founded Telenav in 1999 and has led the company to become a global leader in location-based services (LBS), automotive navigation and location-targeted mobile advertising. Telenav was the first company to launch GPS navigation services for mobile phones to the world, and today its product reaches more than 100 countries on mobile phones and within vehicles. Telenav was also the first LBS company in the USA to IPO when it began publicly trading on NASDAQ in May 2010. Telenav has subsidiaries in US, China, Europe and South America.

Prior to starting Telenav, HP served as a Senior Strategy Consultant for the McKenna Group and a Business Strategy and Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company. HP has also served as a Technical Director at LINCSS/Loral Space Communication.

HP holds a Ph.D. in Guidance, Navigation and Control (Aeronautics and Astronautics department), a Ph.D. minor in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science from the Harbin Institute of Technology in China.

Michael Strambi
Chief Financial Officer
Michael Strambi was named Chief Financial Officer in June 2012. He was previously Telenav’s vice president of finance. He has more than 20 years of experience in financial leadership roles for public and private companies. From 2002 to 2006, he was vice president, controller and treasurer of Macromedia, Inc. More recently, he served in senior financial roles for several private, venture-backed technology companies, including Silver Spring Networks, Inc., Metacafe, Inc., and MobiTV, Inc. He also served as vice president, finance for Blue Martini Software. Strambi began his career in public accounting at Ernst & Young.

Michael received an MBA in finance from the University of Southern California and a BS in business administration with a concentration in accounting from California State University, Sacramento.

Y.C. Chao
Co-Founder and Chief Technical Officer
Y.C. Chao is a co-founder of Telenav and has extensive experience in navigation technology implementation as well as software and hardware development. His career includes a track record of success in wireless location technology, network-assisted navigation algorithm development, and the implementation of real-time embedded systems for navigation applications. Y.C. was a GPS software engineer at SnapTrack, where he worked on network-assisted GPS chipset performance, evaluation and software development. Prior to SnapTrack, Y.C. was a GPS receiver engineer for Trimble Navigation.

Y.C. holds a Ph.D. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University, a Master of Science from the University of Texas Aerospace Engineering Center for Space Research, and a Bachelor of Science from National Taiwan University.

Sal Dhanani
Co-Founder and Co-President, Automotive Business Unit
Sal Dhanani is a co-founder of Telenav and brings years of experience in product marketing, product management, business strategy and operations within the telecom industry. Prior to Telenav, Sal worked with the McKenna Group, a leading strategy-consulting firm, where he developed market entry, product launch and expansion strategies for various start-ups, telecom companies and telecom infrastructure providers. Before joining the McKenna Group, Sal was responsible for product development and management at Schlumberger Ltd., Test and Transactions Group.

Sal completed coursework through Stanford University's IEEM program and holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington.

Hassan Wahla
Co-President, Automotive Business Unit
Hassan Wahla has more than 20 years of experience in the automotive and wireless industries. Hassan joined Telenav in 2005 and leads the automotive business unit with Co-President Sal Dhanani. Prior to joining Telenav, he managed the GPS Tracking Product Portfolio at Nextel Communications. He also developed and implemented the Consumer LBS strategy for Nextel. Hassan has held several other senior management positions including vice president of business development at Wireless Multimedia Solutions, director of business development at MicroStrategy, Inc, and senior consultant at Maritime Power Corporation.

Hassan holds a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University, Master of Science in Management from Stevens Institute of Technology and Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Virginia Tech.

Evan Berg
Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy
Evan Berg leads Telenav's investigation and execution of strategic investments and acquisitions and is also responsible for licensing technology and content used in our products and services. He was previously Telenav’s Senior Director of Business Development and has over 13 years of experience in technology companies. Prior to joining Telenav, he held senior Business Development and Corporate Development positions at several public and private, venture-backed companies, including Avid, Visible Measures, Brightcove, Macromedia and Allaire. He began his career as a corporate attorney at Edwards Wildman Palmer in Boston.

Evan holds an MBA and J.D. from Boston University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Rochester.