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Netopia  (Stock symbol: NTPA ) Acquired by Motorola (2006 $ 208,000,000)

6001 Shellmound Street 4th Floor
Emeryville, CA 94608
Website Company Summary Management Team

CEO: Alan Lefkof (8/91)
President/COO/Operations: Kathy Gearhart
Technology: Geng Lin (05/09/2006)
General Counsel/Legal: David Kadish
Customer Service: Brooke Hauch
Not listed on the website: (May no longer be at the company) Bao Nguyen*;  Douglas Lifton*;  Fred Ruberg*;  Jeff Porter*;  Mark H Perry*

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) J Francois Crepin (Akros Silicon President/CEO) Alan Lefkof (Netopia Former President) Reese M Jones (Netopia CEO) Robert Lee (Pacific Bell);  Howard Slayen (PricewaterhouseCoopers);  Harold Wills (PSINet)
Former outside board: Bandel L Carano (Oak Investment Partners);  John Stephens (Cayman Systems);  James Swartz (Accel)

Business description: Netopia enables carriers and service providers to improve their profitability with expanded broadband service offerings focused on the needs of distributed, small and medium enterprises, small office/home office professionals, and residential subscribers. Netopia, Inc. develops, markets and supports broadband equipment, software and services that simplify and enhance the delivery of broadband services to residential and enterprise-class customers. Netopia's offerings enable carriers and broadband service providers to improve their profitability with feature rich routers and gateways, software that manages to the edge of the network to reduce costs, and value added services to enhance revenue generation. These bundled service offerings often include DSL or broadband cable service bundled with backup, bonding, VPN, firewall protection, parental control, integrated voice and data, and eSite and eStore hosting.
Customers include: 3ComAlcatelAppleEarthLinkEcastErnstAndYoungPfizer QuantumStanford University;  Bluewin;  Chipotle Mexican Grill Restaurants;  DayStar;  eircom;  McLeodUSA;  Netifice;  New Edge Networks;  NTT-ME;  Payment Processing Direct ;  Public IP
Partners include: 3ComAppleBay NetworksCisco SystemsComputer AssociatesConcentric NetworkHeat SoftwareHPIntelMcAfeeMegaPath NetworksMicrosoftNetManageRemedySiebel SystemsSiemensVeriFone ;  Actebis;  DKSystems;  HTC Communications ;  Linksys;  Metreon;  Precidia;  Primus Knowledge Systems;  Shiva

Rounds: 3
Capital raised: 18.8M
Ownership: Acquired by Motorola (2006 $ 208,000,000)
Stock Symbol: NTPA

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Record updated: Nov 2006
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1985
Headcount: 301-400 as of Jun 2003
Rounds: 3
Capital Raised: 18.8M
Ownership: Acquired by Motorola (2006 $ 208,000,000)
Stock Symbol: NTPA