Founder and CEO
Esmael Dinan is founder and CEO of Ofinno Technologies. He has over twenty years of research and development experience in technology firms such as WorldCom, Bechtel Communications, Sprint, and Clearwire. He led research and development projects in various areas of wireless and wireline networking technologies, such as LTE Advanced, Evolved Packet Core, 5G New Radio, and 5G Core Networks. He is an inventor in over six hundred granted or pending patent applications. He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia in 2001.
VP, Intellectual Property
David G. Grossman manages the protection and licensing of Ofinno technologies.
David G. Grossman, J.D. is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. David Grossman received a Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from the American University Washington College of Law in 2004 and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University in 1981.
David is experienced in the management of intellectual property, the prosecution of patents, and the development, licensing, and commercialization of new technologies. David was the Assistant Director of Technology Transfer for George Mason University for over 10 years, led the software and avionics development for the NASA/Orbital X-34 rocket plane, and designed toys for Fisher-Price. David is an active member of the National Association of Patent Practitioners (NAPP) and the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM). David has served on the Board of Directors of NAPP for many years and was the research editor of “Tomorrow’s Technology Transfer: The Journal of the Association of University Technology Managers.” Additionally, David is an inventor for over 16 patents with several others pending, has been involved with several start-up companies from initial concept to exit, and has monetized over $30 million in patent rights.
Steve Gion is the Operations Director for Ofinno Technologies. He has more than thirteen years of experience in operations across multiple industries. Prior to starting with Ofinno, Steve was the Regional Logistics Manager for Data Center Infrastructure Operations in Northern Virginia at Amazon Web Services. He also held positions in Amazon as a Senior Financial Analyst and as a fulfillment center Area Manager. Additionally, he served as an Infantry Officer in the United States Marine Corps.
Steve received his undergraduate degree in finance from the University of Idaho, and earned an MBA from the University of Maryland.
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