Anand Uppili – Co-founder and CEO
Anand has 20 years of Telecom industry experience that spans Management, Marketing, Business Development, Network Planning and Engineering functions. He was earlier Country Head, India for Tellabs. Anand’s well-rounded industry expertise covers both equipment manufacturers and service providers. Prior to Tellabs, he worked with Infosys in Boston. His versatile telecom experience in the founding team helped visualize a confluence of technologies and ideas that led to the creation of Torres Networks. Anand has a BE in Electronics and Communications from Madurai Kamaraj University, India.
Edmond Capart – Business Development Lead
Edmond Capart is the co-founder of Torres Networks Ltd. He brings to Torres a wide and rich business experience. Prior to Torres, Edmond held senior positions in product management and sales and marketing in L’Oreal and Streetspace, a turnkey retail solution company specializing in broadband Web stations and kiosks. This business experience, combined with an interest in newly emerging technologies, led him to take up financing of high technology start-ups. He played a key role in fundraising for a state-of-the-art wireless company in Malaysia. He is also the founder of a Belgian advertising company. His 15-year involvement with consumers, high technology and finance–has resulted in his co-founding Torres Networks, where technologies converge to enrich user experience. Edmond holds a degree from the European Business School, London. Edmond is in charge of business development of the Europe geography.
Andrew Ryan – Member of the Board of Directors
Andrew has worked as part of the senior management team and continues to act as Director on the Board of a number of Irish companies involved in manufacturing, distribution and retail, and financial services, and brings his experience in such capacity to the continuing operations of Torres Networks Limited. Andrew is also a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, having spent a number of years with KPMG. Andrew has served as a Director of the company since January 2008.
Geraldine Lillis – Member of the Board of Directors
Geraldine is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and holds a degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Limerick. Geraldine has considerable experience in both financial and general operations management, across a number of industry sectors. Geraldine remains closely involved in the financial and operational management of the company on a day-to-day basis and has served as a Director of the company since January 2008.
Nickola Murphy – Member of the Board of Directors
Nickola Murphy currently manages the Irish operations of several clients in industries as diverse as investment activities, dermatological products, mail order promotions and treasury management. Ms. Murphy has substantial experience in providing corporate and financial management and reporting services to clients, including internal management accounts reporting, auditing, and taxation matters. Ms. Murphy is a qualified chartered accountant. She is a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland and an associate of the Irish Tax Institute. Ms. Murphy worked as an auditor with Deloitte Ireland in the Manufacturing and Consumer Business division, gaining extensive experience in a wide variety of industries and businesses, both indigenous and international. Ms. Murphy holds a First Class Honours degree (Bachelor of Commerce – International) from the National University of Ireland, Galway.