About Us

Founded in 2014, Cognitive Systems Corp. began with the goal of changing the way wireless is used. The founders drew on their extensive expertise in silicon design, RF, and encryption to build a cognitive radio platform. Together, they built a vertically-integrated platform and product line-up that enables wireless signals to be used in new ways.

The Leadership Team

Dr. Taj MankuFounder and Chief Executive Officer

Taj is an established serial entrepreneur with a background in wireless technology and business. He has experience taking ideas to revenue, and has founded several technology companies, including Pravala, Sirific, and Tagcomm.

Oleksiy KravetsFounder and Chief Technology Officer

Oleksiy is an experienced technology leader who brings extensive knowledge of all aspects of wireless technology and wireless communications. He is well-versed in radio RF design, architecture, digital silicon, signal processing, algorithms, firmware, and software.

Petra PohlEVP Operations

Petra has held leadership roles in several technology companies. She has wide-ranging experience in all areas of business operations, including strategic planning and execution, process optimization and efficiency, finance, legal contract negotiation, human resources, procurement, and vendor management.

Monika GuptaEVP Sales, Marketing & Product

Monika has held leadership roles at Broadcom, and comes with 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry focused product management and business development for: sensors, touch controllers, GPS, wireless LAN, Bluetooth and VoIP.

The Team

At Cognitive Systems Corp., we’ve assembled a team of all-stars who bring vast knowledge from their respective fields. Our employees are dedicated to building incredible technology at breakneck speed. We believe in working hard, learning and adapting from our experiences, and collaborating together. If you think Cognitive Systems Corp. is right for you, let us know why you’re our next all-star.

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560 Westmount Road North
Waterloo ON, N2L 0A9

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