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People Power

Award-winning software company. Our flagship app, Presence, combines free wifi video from your smartphone with home control and automation.

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 20
  • Website

Company Summary

Presence by People Power transforms old smartphones and tablets into free WiFi video cameras, connecting people with the things that matter most to them. In addition to real-time video monitoring from anywhere in the world, users obtain motion detection alerts with videos, and can expand the app by adding on other devices to manage the rest of their home. We have multiple channels to market, selling both to end users + OEMs and Service Providers.


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    Gene Wang
    CEO and co-founder

    5-time startup veteran, 4-time CEO, 3 successful exits, 2 via M&A and 1 IPO. Gene was previously: Chairman and CEO of Bitfone, a leader in mobile phone device management, which he sold to HP in 2007 for $160M; CEO of Photo Access, which sold to Agilent in 2000; CEO of Computer Motion, a leader in medical robotics, which he led through a successful IPO in 1997. Gene earned a bachelor's degree in computer science from UC-Berkeley.

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    David Moss
    CTO and co-founder

    David Moss has 14-years experience in wireless sensornets and embedded systems. David is the author of several pending patents at People Power. Prior, David worked with Rincon Research Corporation leading the sensornet engineering team and with Bitfone Corporation as a developer and firmware engineer where he integrated Bitfone's revolutionary Over-the-Air Firmware updates into tens of millions of cell phones currently shipping around the world.

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    Jason Caslavka
    Creative Director

    Jason Caslavka is a usability expert with over 15 years of experience in web design and development.
    Jason believes the best way to improve usability is by studying your users. Watching your customers interact with what you've designed, identifying the stumbling blocks and making adjustments where necessary is critical to improving customer satisfaction.