Tigo announced that Babu Jain joined the company and will assume the position of Chief Operating Officer. As the newest Tigo executive member, Babu is responsible for leading software, hardware, and worldwide operations from Tigo’s headquarters in Los Gatos, CA.
Babu comes to Tigo with more than 25 years of experience as vice president or more senior positions throughout Silicon Valley and overseas - including Partner of the Venture Fund Corporation at Seattle, Washington. Babu is currently an Entrepreneur in Residence for the CoMotion at the University of Washington where he mentors innovative startup tech companies in early-stage development. Most recently, he was Founder & CEO of NavSemi Energy for 9 years, a solar energy maximizer company, while successfully leading the company to acquisition by Alpha Technologies. Babu has also held various engineering leadership positions at Teradyne, Centillium Communications, and Infineon Technologies. Babu holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from BITS Pilani India and a MBA from SUNY Buffalo.