Daniel J. W. Neal is the chairman, CEO & founder of Kajeet®. An innovator and forward-thinking leader, he is a named Inventor on 36 U.S. patents in the fields of wireless technology and systems and is widely recognized for pioneering many industry-firsts within these sectors.
Before launching Kajeet, Neal served as CEO and vice chairman of VCampus Corporation (Nasdaq: VCMP), which pioneered the delivery of SaaS e-learning applications for students and employees at universities, Fortune 100 enterprises and Federal government agencies. Prior to VCampus, he was part of the team that built USinternetworking (Nasdaq: USIX), where he conceived, launched and led the company’s AppHost™ division, one of the first businesses in the world to provide a SaaS-enablement platform for independent software vendors (ISVs). USinternetworking had a successful IPO and secondary offering, and was subsequently acquired by AT&T. Before that, he forged international commercial relationships with telecom carriers in Latin America, Asia and the Middle East for the delivery of advanced communications and pioneering internet technologies and services at Sprint Corporation (NYSE: S) and Global One Communications, Sprint’s joint venture with France Télécom (NYSE: ORAN) and Deutsche Telekom (FWB: DTE).
Ben Weintraub is a board member and founder, president and chief operating officer at Kajeet®. An entrepreneur, inventor and wireless industry expert, Weintraub has over 20 years of experience founding and leading successful high-growth technology companies in the telecom sector and is a named inventor on over 30 U.S. patents in the fields of wireless technology and systems.
Weintraub started his entrepreneurial journey in the wireless industry in 1997 with the founding of Simply Wireless, one of the nation’s largest authorized wireless retailers, offering service from carriers including AT&T Wireless, T-Mobile, Sprint PCS, Nextel, Ntelos and Suncom. Before that, he served nearly six years in the U.S. Navy, working as a project manager before becoming an assistant program manager in the nuclear surface ship propulsion program.