CHICAGO, IL and OTTAWA, ON -- Mr. Kenneth E. Millard, CPA serves as the Chairman at Dascom Systems Group. Mr. Millard serves as the Chairman of the Board at FirstHand Technologies. He was an Operating Partner at Strength Capital Partners. Mr. Millard served as the Chief Executive Officer and President at Telular Corp. from April 18, 1996 to February 22, 2005. He served as a Consultant of Telular Corp.
Mr. Millard served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Oncor Communications. He worked at Ameritech Corp., where Mr. Millard served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Michigan Bell Telephone Company. Prior to that, he held the positions of Senior Vice-President of Corporate Strategy for three years and Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Ameritech for four years. Mr. Millard also worked for AT&T and Wisconsin Bell as an Attorney. Mr. Millard served as the Chairman of Telular Corp.
He serves as a Director of Omnitech Inc., Dedicated Computing, Dascom Systems Group and SIPquest. He served as a Director of Telular Corp. Mr. Millard served as an Independent Director of Digi International Inc, for 16 years until 2015, and served as its Lead Director. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
SIPquest, renamed FirstHand Technologies, is a technology pioneer with specific expertise in Session Initiation Protocol (SIP). By embedding or bundling SIPquest SIP-based software products with their own products, telecom and datacom equipment vendors are able to take advantage of the growing demand for VoIP services and capabilities. IP Telephony is the superset encompassing more than just VoIP. SIPquest's application and component suite also includes IP-based audio conferencing, video conferencing, data conferencing, application sharing, instant messaging, presence, a multimedia collaboration agent, voice mail, auto attendant, a SIP to H.323 signaling converter, an extensible SIP server and mobile WiFi roaming and collaboration capabilities. SIPquest is committed to expanding the use of SIP technologies through an exclusive licensing agreement with Columbia University's Internet Real-Time Lab and Professor Henning Schulzrinne, Chief Scientific Advisor to SIPquest and co-author of SIP. Located in Ottawa, Canada, SIPquest has the most complete and advanced suite of Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) software modules and components on the market.
SIPquest was aquired by CounterPath Corporation in 2008.