Phluido is a wireless communications startup based in San Diego, CA. The company was founded in March 2014 with the mission to bring the cloud revolution to the world of wireless communications, for faster and cheaper deployment of higher-performance cellular networks.

Phluido's team is led by the two cofounders, whose combined resume includes two PhD degrees and about twenty years of experience in wireless communications, shared between academic research and R&D roles at Qualcomm, with more than 100 IEEE papers and more than 60 US and international patents coauthored.

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Alan Barbieri

Entrepreneur and innovator with a passion for technology, Alan Barbieri has been instrumental in developing some key technologies for several communication standards such as DVB-S2 and LTE.

Alan has been an associate professor, a research scientist, a system engineer, and an entrepreneur. He enjoys leading teams of passionate technologists while cultivating an environment where new ideas can flourish.

Dario Fertonani

A science and technology enthusiast, Dario started his career in academia, earning a PhD in telecom engineering and holding research scholar and faculty positions.

He then joined world-leading chipmaker Qualcomm, where he was a key contributor to the development of 4G wireless products.

Inspired by his vision of cloud-redefined wireless infrastructures, Dario cofounded Phluido in March 2014.