AWA is the first company that has truly combined the individual strengths of phone-based communication providers and PC-based communication providers into an integrated service modality. We are a market leader in the creation of solutions for online experiences that combine the convenience of mobility with the richness of high quality visualization.

AWA’s solutions range from consumer services to customized services for specific industry verticals.


Dr. Amit Basu (MS, PhD Rochester, MBA SIUC, B.Tech (EE), IIT Delhi), CEO, is an expert on the use of information technology in business, with over twenty years experience as an IT professional. He has served as a consultant to both private and public sector organizations, including IBM, Nortel, Belgacom, Dow Corning, State Industries, the State of Maryland and the Odin Foundation. He has served on the advisory board of several technology ventures, and is the Charles Wyly Professor of Information Systems at Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business.

 Dr. Suku Nair (MS, PhD (EE-CS), Univ. of Illinois), Co-founder and President, brings more than fifteen years of research and development experience in network security and reliability.  He has been a consultant to various telecommunication and networking companies such as Nortel, Alcatel, DSC, Wiltel, and Astral Point Communications. He was on the board of advisors for Astral Point Communications Inc. (acquired by Alcatel, Inc.). He is a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Southern Methodist University, where he held a Lindsay Embrey Trustee Professorship in Engineering.

 Dr. George Deprez (M.S., Ph.D. (CS), SMU), Co-founder & CTO, is an expert on high-speed, multi-layered, network reliability protocols. He was the lead contributor in a SMU-Wiltel project, which developed network planning and provisioning tools for the deployment of reliable optical networks. He has worked with ECOM, an international trading company, in their Swiss and Taiwan offices.