If you are in San Diego this evening, please stop by the monthly StartupCircle event.
This month, Parand Darugar will be speaking. Parand is the founder and CEO of Xpenser a mobile expense management solution: manage time, expenses, and receipts via email, SMS, voice (call and say your expense), Twitter, iPhone, IM (Yahoo, MSN, AIM, Google Talk), or the web.
Prior to Xpenser he spent 4 years at Yahoo! as one of the core architects of the Panama project, as manager of the platform groups (Yahoo! wide centers of expertise providing Java, Database, and other platform technologies), and as the scaling / grid architect for the Apex/Apt project.
Before Yahoo!, he was co-founder and Chief Architect of Blue Titan Software, a venture backed Web Services infrastructure company. Blue Titan was sold to SOA Software in 2005.
Prior to Blue Titan, Parand was co-founder and Chief Architect of VelociGen Inc, a venture backed Web application acceleration and scaling software company.