Niel Ransom



  • Prior Experience

    Niel Ransom founded Ransomshire Associates, Inc., an advisory firm focused on enabling early-stage companies to achieve business growth and successful exits. Prior to Ransomshire, Niel served as the chief technology officer of Alcatel where he directed a staff of 1200 scientists and engineers comprising Alcatel’s research, corporate strategy, intellectual property, and R&D investment organizations. Before joining Alcatel, he directed the Advanced Technology Systems Center at BellSouth. He started his career at Bell Laboratories where he headed various development and applied research organizations.


    • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame

    • MBA, University of Chicago

    • B.Sc. & M.Sc. Electrical Engineering, Old Dominion University

    Focus Areas

    5GData CenterData InfrastructureEnterprise SoftwareSecuritySemiconductors

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