Our Company

Formed by leaders and innovators in wireless communications

Having pioneered wireless systems, Movandi is solving real-world 5G mmWave deployments with unmatched differentiation and high performance core technology in 5G integrated circuits, antennas, systems, and algorithms design disciplines, to enable 5G to its full potential. Movandi’s strong and diverse system portfolio of IP and patents plays a critical role across the complete 5G ecosystem, from infrastructure to mobile, while allowing for maximum 5G coverage. Movandi’s flexible solutions solve 5G mmWave deployment cost and schedule challenges, and provide future-proof solutions utilizing mesh and routing to further improve 5G coverage and capacity.

Movandi is a venture backed startup, founded by internationally recognized siblings, leaders and innovators – Maryam Rofougaran and Reza Rofougaran.

Their vision and accomplishments have had a major impact on the wireless industry and these systems are shipping in billions of flagship products across nearly every industry and wireless application. You may not know it, but you likely own one or more devices that contain the wireless technology or system that they have directly contributed to.

Together this sibling powerhouse holds over 1000 patents, ranking them as one of the top twenty patent holders in the world. Previously, Maryam and Reza co-founded Innovent Systems, which was acquired by Broadcom, creating the largest supplier of wireless connectivity technology.

They pioneered the development of RF CMOS across cellular, microwave backhaul, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/GNSS, NFC, Femto cell, and other standards including the integration of multiple standards into a single chip – and now are enabling 5G and other multi-gigabit networks, by providing cost effective, scalable, integrated RF, antenna technology and systems to meet the demand for high frequency, millimeter wave performance.

Movandi brings a unique way of solving what is a big challenge today, which is taking advantage of high frequency millimeter waves that are required to unlock the potential of 5G and other high frequency communications. The company’s approach enables infrastructure providers and operators to unlock the massive benefit associated with the data rates and latencies these higher frequencies can offer.

Movandi has formed a world class development team with a proven track record in the development of RF, antennas, and systems. The core team is augmented by an impressive advisory and consulting team, bringing together recognized leaders in business, technology, and manufacturing.


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Management Team

Reza Rofougaran

CTO / Co-CEO & Founder

Reza Rofougaran is a leading pioneer, engineering executive, and entrepreneur in wireless system design. He was co-founder of Innovent Systems in 1998, and is one of the top ten patent holders in U.S. and top twenty patent holders in the world. Reza is a Fellow of IEEE and Broadcom and was influential in starting and building the wireless business at Broadcom that shipped in excess of 1.5 billion radios per year. Reza holds over 800 issued patents.

Maryam Rofougaran

Co-CEO / COO & Founder

Maryam is a transformational inventor, technology executive, and entrepreneur in the field of electrical engineering, with a focus on wireless technologies. She was co-founder of Innovent Systems in 1998, and has been listed on the National Diversity Council’s Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology. Maryam was instrumental in starting and building the wireless business at Broadcom and in growing it to annual revenues of more than $3 billion. Maryam holds over 250 issued patents.

Scott Burri


Scott was the Managing General Partner, founder of Huntington Ventures since 2000, working closely with management teams as a venture investor in early stage semiconductor and technology companies. He has been instrumental in a number of successful venture investments and led the creation of sustainable high growth business models including Innovent Systems (acquired by Broadcom), PairGain Technologies, Pathlight and many others.


Awards & Recognitions

Connected World Awards 2018

Women of M2M (WoM2M)

Light Reading’s 2018 Leading Lights Awards

Most Innovative 5G Technology & Female-Led Startup to Watch

IEEE Circuts & Systems Society 2018 Awards

Industrial Pioneer Award

UCLA Samueli 2018 Awards

UCLA 2018 Alumnus of the Year

Edison Awards 2018

Women Behind Innovation

Electronic Products Awards 2017

Top 5 Technology Innovators

EE Times Awards 2017

Women in Tech: Profile in Persistence

Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA)

2018 Start-up to Watch

EE Times Silicon 60

Class of 2018 Startup to Watch




2019 UPSTART 100


2020 Innovative Startups to Watch


CNBC 2020 Disruptor 50


Our Investors

Movandi is backed by leading investors who are true partners who value technology innovation as much as we do.