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Meet Our Team

The core ECSite team has deep technical background in RF, telecom, civil, construction, test automation, mobile and cloud apps. Comprised of a highly innovative leaders in the industry from Silicon Valley, ECSite is building a world-class team that can automate everything.

Subbu Meiyappan

CEO and Co-Founder

Subbu Meiyappan is a leader in wireless telecom with over 25 years of entrepreneurial and technology development experience.  He is a serial entrepreneur, having previously co-founded NextNav, an inventor and an author. As CEO of ECSite, he is responsible for leading the company’s vision to automate everything, everywhere, helping transform the Telecom industry into the all-digital era.

Subbu previously co-founded NextNav in 2007  – an indoor location company. He spearheaded the development of a terrestrial based network of highly-synchronized beacons that emit GPS-like signals on a licensed spectrum. The technology has been adopted by NASA and is finding its way into public-safety, E-911 and myriad of location applications where GPS does not work. NextNav went IPO in 2021, valued at $1.2B.

Prior to NextNav, Subbu was Principal Engineer at Qualcomm and Airgo Networks leading the development of first commercial implementations of MIMO WiFi ICs. He has also worked at Cisco Systems, Philips Semiconductors (NXP) and VLSI Technology.

Subbu has over 30 issued US and international patents and several more pending. He has written several technical publications and spoken at industry and academic conferences. He also taught courses at Arizona State University and been on several industry standards committees.

He has a Bachelors Degree in Electronics and Instrumentation from Annamalai Unversity (India) and dual Masters in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and Tennessee Tech.

He also co-founded a non-profit organization Vetrivelfoundation.org that is helping take world-class education to the masses by converting Khan Academy videos into Indian regional languages.

Padhu Balamani

VP of Engineering

Padhu is an experienced leader and successful entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of envisioning, creating and delivering successful products. Padhu Co-Founded Entappia and 10jumps bringing to ECSite his knowledge in enterprise software and product development for Cloud and Mobile SDK/App, Analytics and big data product. In addition, Padhu has held senior level positions at SAP Labs, Hewlett-Packard, Fishbowl Inc., and GE Healthcare.

Mike Yglesias

Vice President of Sales

Mike is an achievement-oriented telecommunications executive with over 25 years of wireless industry experience. His broad range of experience includes a unique combination of high-level sales, business development, technical knowledge, and operations management with wireless carriers. He has a proven record of successfully leading corporate level and start-up entrepreneurial organizations including senior roles with AFL, iWireless Solutions, Beam Wireless, Telecom Technology Services (Amdocs), Mobile Satellite Ventures (Ligado Networks), AT&T, SunCom Wireless, LCC, and IIT Research Institute (Joint Spectrum Center). He has extensive relationships across wireless carriers, tower owners, OEMs, 3 POs, DAS integrators, and fiber manufacturing.

Mike holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from West Virginia University and attended Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.  Mike currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina on Lake Norman and enjoys golfing, boating, and time with family.

Lisa WHite

Executive Director of Sales

Lisa White co-founded Wes-Tec, Inc in 2003, a Technical Services company with fully integrated solutions that covered every aspect of commercial wireless networks. Wes-Tec was one of the very few organizations that could design, construct, install, integrate, optimize, operate and maintain multi-layer heterogeneous networks using only in-house resources. 

Lisa was able to guide her company through multiple technology migrations beginning with analog networks in 2003 concluding with 5G in 2020.  Wes-Tec was responsible for buildout of thousands of sites in the Southern California and Atlanta, GA.  The original WSP networks were primarily macro sites and quickly moved into the small cell and distributed networks we see today. Some noteworthy projects include Dodger Stadium, Rose Bowl, Staples Center, Angels Stadium, Mercedes Benz Stadium (Atlanta).

Wes-Tec was repeatedly named to the Top 100 Woman Owned Businesses in CA and top 500 Woman Owned Businesses in the US.

In addition to Wes-Tec, Lisa served on the Board of Directors for California Wireless Association since inception in 2007  www.CALWA.org and was honored to receive their only Lifetime Achievement Award.

Mike Taylor

Sr. Director of Technology

Mike has been involved in all aspects of RF Engineering of Cellular radio systems for over 35 years starting with 2G through 5G systems. He is a recognized technical expert in areas such as DAS (Distributed Antenna Systems) design & optimization, RF Interference such as PIM (Passive Inter-modulation), and system performance & design, and system modeling software. Over his career he has architect-ed & coded several software tools including RF coverage prediction tools, drives test data collection tools, propagation prediction & antenna masking algorithms, indoor RF coverage system modeling & optimization tools, and dynamic system simulation software. Over his career, Mike has worked for companies such as Mobile Systems International, AT&T, as well as engineering consulting & software tool companies.

Jayakumar Kadirvelu

Director of Product Management and Customer Success

Jayakumar has 20 years of experience in Software Architecture, Product Management, and Customer collaboration.  At his last company, Cisco Systems, his passion for innovation and customer focus has helped him spearhead multiple next-generation and award-winning products. The last product he worked on, Intelligent Traffic Director (ITD) won both the Cisco Pioneer and Interop ITX Awards. With years of cross-functional experience and leadership, Jay has won key customer deals, strategized delivery across platforms, and solved critical customer escalations. His expertise lies not only in developing products from conception to production but also in building and leading energetic teams to execute it. He strongly believes that trust and empathy are the fabric of an exceptional company, and has incorporated such a culture in all his teams.

Outside of work, Jay loves to volunteer along with his family in the local community. His educational background includes an Engineering Leadership Certificate Program from UC Berkeley, a Masters in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a Bachelors in Computer Science from Annamalai University, India.

Eswar Shanmugavelu

General Manager, ECSite Solutions Pvt Ltd, India

Eswar is the leader for ECSite India and product delivery. He has been with ECSite for more than 4 years.

Eswar is a seasoned leader in product engineering with more than 28 years of experience in the industry. He has held various leadership roles at Honeywell and is responsible for portfolio and program management of more than 120 NPI projects for the Automation and Control business of Honeywell.

He holds bachelor's in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering from Annamalai University in India and a certification in business management from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India. He lives in Bangalore, India.


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