Our team consist of veterans who grew up in an IT world but fell in love and joined the ranks of organizations that were involved in IoT innovation.
Like the early astronauts, we seek to travel beyond the boundaries of today’s stone-aged solutions and to create a new universe where the physical and digital worlds can securely and effortlessly be connected and productive together.
Sanjeev K. Datla,
Founder and CEO
Sanjeev has more than 20 years of experience in the networking, IT and IoT space. Prior to founding Machinechat, he was the CTO for Lantronix, a publicly-traded IoT networking company. Earlier, Sanjeev served as CEO and founder of Moxtreme Corporation, a Silicon Valley-based startup technology company focused on the development of a cloud-based application-defined IoT and virtualized real-time messaging platform.
From August 2010 to August 2013, he served as vice president of cloud initiatives for Emulex Corporation, which was later acquired by Broadcom. Prior to Emulex, Sanjeev was part of the founding management team of ServerEngines, an enterprise networking company that was acquired by Emulex. Sanjeev previously served in senior technology development roles at Broadcom Corporation, ServerWorks Corporation and NEC Electronics.
He earned a Master of Science degree in electronics design and technology with distinction from the Indian Institute of Science and a Bachelor of Engineering from Osmania University. Sanjeev’s hobbies include running in the Silicon Valley mountains, drinking copious amounts of Starbucks and spending time with his family.
E.E. Wang Lukowski, Chief Marketing Officer
E.E. has more than 20 years of experience as a corporate storyteller for emerging technology companies in the IoT, semiconductor, networking, software and environmental sectors. Prior to joining Machinechat as employee #2, she was the director of corporate marketing and investor relations for Lantronix, where she was instrumental in repositioning the company’s gateway and ITM product messaging.
Earlier, E.E. spent 15 years as a senior strategic counselor on corporate communications and investor relations, guiding management teams and board members on sensitive turnaround and transitional corporate issues for a diverse range of companies, from pre-IPO to micro, small, mid-cap and Fortune 500 organizations in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Previously, E.E. served as a senior member of the business development and marketing team for two subsidiaries of Switzerland-based SGS-SA, the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. In her spare time, E.E. enjoys cooking, golf, beach volleyball, traveling and exploring all things tech-related.
Head of Platforms
Daryl has more than 30 years of experience in developing emerging IoT networking and software technologies. He has authored multiple articles and lectured on topics involving embedded systems, IoT, software, engineering tools, computer graphics and networking. He has had a passion for computers and electronics since he was able to hold a soldering iron.
Prior to joining Machinechat, Daryl was vice president of engineering at Lantronix, where he was responsible for the development of many of the company's key product innovations. Earlier he spent 14 years at Tektronix and held several roles within the Microcomputer Development Products (MDP) and Video and Networking (VND) divisions.
Daryl holds a bachelor's degree in information systems, a master's degree in business administration and several patents. These days, when Daryl isn't spending time thinking up new ways to apply Machinechat's software, he spends his spare time camping, hiking, cooking and exploring wineries in the Pacific Northwest with his wife and Shiba Inu.