Who We Are
At NCast, we are dedicated in giving you and your institution high-quality products and services with innovative technology discovered, researched, and tested by our team.
Dr. H.S. Magnuski
Cofounder, President, CEO and Board Member
Prior to founding NCast, Dr. Magnuski was cofounder and CEO of GammaLink. He invented the industry's first PC-to-fax communications technology in 1985. In 1994, GammaLink merged with Dialogic Corporation of Parsippany, New Jersey, a leading manufacturer of voice cards for the PC. In 1999, Dialogic merged with Intel. In 1995, Dr. Magnuski received the Fax Industry Award from BIS, now Giga Information Group, Inc. Dr. Magnuski pioneered the Internet's first video service provider in 1995 and founded Internet Video Services, Inc. Dr. Magnuski holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from MIT and conducted postdoctoral work at Stanford University.
Cofounder, VP Marketing, and Board Member
Ms. Schmitt co-founded NCast after several years in product management at GammaLink (now Intel Corp), where she managed and marketed high-end network-fax product lines. Her prominent involvement in GammaLink's ISV (Independent Software Vendors) program led to support of the company's hardware by its primary competitor, Intel. Her career also includes program management at Microsoft Corporation, where she was involved in the creation of the company's email products, and was awarded Microsoft's ShipIt award from Bill Gates. Ms. Schmitt holds a BS in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is a member of Watermark, a Silicon Valley organization for Entrepreneurs, and a member of IEEE.
Vice President of Engineering
Mr. Koperwas has 20 years of product development experience in the electronics and high-tech industry. He has developed Data/Fax modems, Web Appliances, Video servers, set-top boxes, and more. With a deep understanding of the operations and marketing functions, Tomasz is very experienced in taking products from concept to volume production. Prior to NCast, Tomasz was Engineering Director at GammaLink, a senior engineer at NEC Home Electronics, and founder of Tardis Modular System. Tomasz has an MS in Electronics Engineering from Warsaw Polytechnic, Warsaw,Poland 1980.
Lloyd Hastings, CTS
Director of Sales
After 20 years of being in successful sales and technical positions representing NEC, Sharp and Eiki, Lloyd Hastings brings a wealth of experience to NCast Corporation as Director of Sales. This includes the development of the dealer channel, manufacturer representative relationships and expansion of offerings to end users. Besides having his Master of Arts Degree in Instructional Media and Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Cal State Long Beach, Lloyd possesses his Infocomm CTS and is a well-known veteran of the AV industry.
Board of Directors
Dr. H. S. Magnuski
Professor Lawrence A. Rowe
Cofounder, Board Member and Technical Advisor
As a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Professor Rowe founded the Multimedia Research Center at University of California, Berkeley. His group developed the Berkeley MPEG1 video tools, the Berkeley Continuous Media Toolkit, special effect compression algorithms, and the Berkeley Distributed Video-On-Demand System. Professor Rowe currently serves on the technical advisory boards of Inktomi Corporation and Visigenic Software, Inc. In 1980, Professor Rowe cofounded Ingress Corporation. Professor Rowe holds a BA in Mathematics and a Ph.D. in Information and Computer Science from the University of California. Professor Rowe has published over seventy papers on multimedia systems and applications, programming systems, and database systems. He is a member of the editorial board of the ACM Multimedia Systems Journal.
Mr. House has a distinguished career as a highly successful innovator, business leader, executive and civic leader. Currently, Mr. House is the Director of Societal Impact of Technology for Intel Corporation. Formerly President of Spectron MicroSystems of Dialogic, a division of Intel Corporation, Mr. House is a renowned industry expert in voice and video communications. He is currently on the Board of Directors for Applied MicroSystems, HotHaus Software and Pretzel Logic Software. He has also served as a Director for Aldus Software. He is an IEEE Fellow and is the inventor of logic analysis instrumentation field. Mr. House holds a BS from the California Institute of Technology, an MSEE from Stanford University, and an MBA from the University of San Diego, CA.
Mr. Fromm is CEO of Chaos Telecom. Before joining Chaos, he was Vice President of Business Development for Dialogic Corporation, where he created and ran Dialogic's IP Telephony business unit. A pioneer in IP telephony, Mr. Fromm is the former chairman of the Voice Over Net Coalition. He started his career at ROLM corporation, where he was a member of the technical staff developing embedded real time software for the ROLM PBX. Mr. Fromm received a BSE in Computer Engineering (summa cum laude) from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
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