noHold is a privately held company established in 1999 and is headquartered in Milpitas, CA, USA (Silicon Valley). noHold is the acknowledged leader in Virtual Assistant solutions with a mission to deliver real answers to real questions - real fast. Simple to use, easy to implement and as close to human as you can get, noHold turns automated customer support into cognitive customer interaction. noHold customers include Comcast, Cisco, Dell, and a host of industry leaders.
U.S. Patent No. 6,604,141 and Patent Pending Confederated Knowledge™
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
When he founded noHold in 1999, Diego envisioned a company that would create a fundamental shift in the way businesses interact with their customers on the Web. Today, those companies can use noHold solutions for significant reductions in technical and customer support costs while developing stronger customer loyalty. In essence, it's a “one-two” punch affecting the bottom line.
Before founding noHold, Diego was CEO and Founder of Stefra Corporation, developing video mail and video conferencing software. He also spent six years as Vice President of engineering at IPT, a Palo Alto-based company specializing in custom design engineering.
Diego holds a BS in computer science from the University of Maryland.
Vice President of Engineering
Felice Curcelli joined noHold in March of 2001 to lead noHold's Engineering and IT teams. At the helm of the Engineering, QA, Product management, and IT departments, Felice transformed a great vision into a highly scalable enterprise software solution. He has a talent for analyzing and solving technical problems, while never losing focus on strategy and vision. He brings more than 20 years in the software industry, having held positions in software engineering, product and project management, marketing, professional services, and IT management consulting. He was Director of Project Management for Healtheon/WebMD before joining noHold.
His career includes a variety of technology-based management positions with Lotus, Santa Cruz Operation, Ridge, Zilog, and Olivetti. Felice also spent four years as a consultant, helping companies automate their business operations by adopting groupware and intranet-based solutions.
He holds a Master of Science degree in computer science, summa cum laude, from the University of Bari, Italy.
Ramnik began his career at noHold as a Senior Accountant. He was promoted to Accounting Manager, and in August 2004, Gohel joined the Executive team to fulfill his current position as Financial Controller.
He brings over 40 year of experience in Accounting and Finance functions in Mining, Manufacturing, Resale of Hardware and Software Industry, as well as continuous demonstration of thorough, accurate, and dependable skills.
Prior to joining noHold, Inc. in May of 2001, he held the position of Financial Controller with I/O Sales, and as an Accountant with the American Red Cross. Before joining the American Red Cross, and for a period of 24 years, Gohel held various positions at the Zambian Consolidated Copper Mines Limited where he developed & trained employees in Accounting and Finance during the peak of their Independence. Ramnik was also engaged as an Internal Auditor in England, and Chief Accountant for Millstores Manufacturing & Trading Co., Bombay.
Ramnik is a Fellow member of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, England, and holds a Bachelor in Commerce in Advanced Accounting and Auditing from Bombay University.