TeleNav, Inc. engages in the provision of personalized mobile navigation and location based platform services. It operates through the following segments: Automotive, Advertising, and Mobile Navigation. The Automotive segment supplies map and navigation platform to auto and original equipment manufacturers for distribution with its vehicles. The Advertising segment provides interactive mobile advertisements on behalf of its advertising clients to consumers based specifically on the location of the user and other sophisticated targeting capabilities. The Mobile Navigation segment offers map and navigation platform to end users through mobile devices and distribute services through its wireless carrier partners. The company was founded by Robert William Rennard, H. P. Jin, Yi Chung Chao, and Salman Dhanani in September 1999 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.