Bharat Gupte serves as a Board Member of Pyramid Cyber Security America Inc, He served as an Executive Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of Sideband Networks, Inc. Mr. Gupte serves as Managing Director at Redwood Venture Partners. He has over 30 years in communications products, wireless infrastructure, mobile apps, media and semiconductor businesses. Prior to joining Redwood Venture, Mr. Gupte was President and Chief Operating Officer of the Optical Components Division of OKI Semiconductor, Inc., a division of Oki Electric Industry, a member of the Nikkei 225, one of the most rapidly growing business units in Oki Semiconductor. Before heading operations at Optical Components, he was Vice President and General Manager of Standard Products, another business unit of Oki
Semiconductor with high growth in products targeted to the communications segment. Before joining Oki in 1989, he served as Director of Marketing for Inova Microelectronics Corp. He served as Directorate Marketing Manager with Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. He serves as Director of Niksun and GWS Photonics, Inc. He served as Director of LumaSense Technologies, Inc. He served as Director of OKI Semiconductor, Inc. since 1998. He earned an MBA at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, where he was on the Director’s Honors List. He has a BSEE degree, with distinction, from the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi.