San Jose Office
Mr. Hall is a seasoned Sales and Business
Development Executive who has contributed the success of many companies
over the past 12 years. Before working with Starmass he
specialized in bringing software and peripheral sales to IBM and Lenovo
worldwide business. He excels in getting emerging technology in front of
the right decision makers and propelling unknown products into the
worldwide market. His success rests in the trust and respect he has
built over the years by bringing quality companies together with IBM,
Lenovo and other worldwide companies.
Mr. Hall has a rare knowledge of the worldwide software landscape,
especially in the USA and China markets. Mr. Hall has developed an
extensive array of relationships with OEMs and distributors based in
China and is able to leverage those relationships to bring
cost-effective strategic marketing, sales, business development and
China market entry professional services to high-technology companies
throughout the world.
Mr. Hall led InterVideo to win the preload business for all IBM/Lenovo
ThinkPads and Desktops worldwide which resulted in over $30M per year in
revenue. He also completed other successful deals bringing digital
cameras, as well as printer/scanner software into IBM and Xerox
Corporation markets worldwide. Mr. Hall holds a Computer Science degree
from George Mason University.
Dave Ascani has over 25 years experience in technology, financial
management and operations leadership positions. Prior to consulting with
Starmass, Mr. Ascani was Chief Financial Officer at Persystent
Technology Corporation (dba Persystent Software), an innovator in
advanced PC recovery software applications.
Mr. Ascani has worked for domestic and international corporations, such
as Intuit (software), CP Ships (container shipping), and Intermedia
Communications (telecommunications), and offers a wealth of executive
software experience to Starmass’ partners.
San Francisco Office
Five years’ experience with Lenovo Group, Ltd. as a Senior Worldwide
Product Marketing Manager of ThinkPad X Series and Acquisitions Account
With ThinkPad, helped to generated a 30%+ CAGR, eventually achieving
annual sales of $1.2 billion for X Series. Led 15-20 new products launches and
Helped China to increase its X Series sales from <$50 million to over $400
while maintaining a higher gross margin of any of Lenovo’s regions
Worked in cross-functional and cross-Business Unit projects integrating
Windows Vista, wireless broadband and emerging technologies into Lenovo.
Mike holds MBA in Marketing Consulting and Sales Management from Emory
University. BA in Economics from Princeton University.
Mr. Hussain is a former Professor and Civil Servant, entered into the
Railway supply business in the year 1975 and have now become a very
experienced businessman in Railway Sector and a successful supplier of
Bangladesh Railway and represents many manufactures of various railway
products like passenger coaches, freight wagons, locomotive and spare
parts, and many other railway items from all over the world.
Jack Wang has over 14 years of experience in international marketing
and business expansion in overseas market, among which 4 years in China,
4 years in Singapore, 2 years in Malaysia and 2 years in Hong Kong. Jack
Wang has assisted over 150 companies from 30 countries successfully to
penetrate into China market and over 100 China-based companies expand
their business overseas.
Jack Wang received a master degree in business administration (MBA) from
the National University of Singapore,
honored degree in Information Technology from the
University of Portsmouth, U.K.
William has broad connection and experience in marketing and technology sourcing especially in IT and electrical industry. His experience includes working as director with Honbam
International Consultants (Singapore), Managing Director of Beijing Tiantong Hi-Tech company (China), and operating manager of Singapore
Technology (ST) group.
William held a master degree in business
administration (MBA) from National University of Singapore, and bachelor
degree from Dalian University of Technology, China.