EVP Engineering, 2015 - present
Responsible for Engineering and Product at cielo24, whose industry leading Searchable Captions™, Media Data and Media Intelligence platform is used in online education, enterprise, news and entertainment markets.
Also responsible for corporate activities, including strategic planning, finance, and legal/regulatory functions.
V.P. R&D, Managing Director - Poland, 2012 - 2015
Designed, delivered, and was responsible for AirCRM™- the massively-scaled cloud-based control and back-office suite for Ubiquiti’s industry leading AirMax™ product line, as well as UniFi Video™ - the hardware, software, and services that support Ubiquiti's video streaming platform.
Along with the technical leadership, was also responsible for corporate activities, including strategic planning, finance, and legal/regulatory functions.
CTO, 2011 - 2012
Led the technology team and processes at Vocalocity through the merger with Aptela, resulting in it becoming the leading provider of mission-critical, cloud-based communication services for small businesses by the time the combined entity was acquired by Vonage.
Maintained Vocalocity as a Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Company leading up to its acquisition by Vonage
CTO, 2000 - 2011
Co-founded Aptela in 2000, and released one of the first cloud communications services in the small business space in 2001. Morphed this into the first Voice as a Service (VaaS) offering in 2003 and led Aptela into becoming one of the leading providers of mission-critical, hosted-PBX and video-communications services for small businesses by 2005.
Grew Aptela into a Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Company from 2009 on.
Successfully negotiated and completed a corporate merger with Vocalocity in 2011.
Principal, 1999 - 2000
Sold and managed Internet based solutions for IBM's Insurance customers in the Midwest and Eastern Seaboard
VP, Business Development, 1997 - 1999
Established the financial practice for the company, developing the first comprehensive set of frameworks and processes for the deployment of Java-based, mission-critical systems in the financial sector.
CTO, 1994 - 1997
Implemented a technology-based practice, which focused on leveraging Internet technologies to increase efficiencies in existing soft and hard corporate business processes. Transitioned the company from revenues of less than $500,000 per year to over $18 million per year.
Oversaw the company’s operational infrastructure, growing the company’s headcount by 10x
Led the team that implemented the worlds first e-commerce system for an online service provider, and the first web-based music store
Won the first Gold Clio ever awarded to a website for the world’s first blogging service
Grey Haven, Inc.
VP Development, 1993 - 1994
Provided technology consulting services in Russia and Eastern Europe, primarily in the telecom and IT sector.
Senior Analyst, 1988 - 1993
Built out the SPARCstation based UNIX infrastructure as part of the University's campus-wide computer modernization initiative.
Led the development of the University's gopher services (InterWeb v0!) as well as the nascent Mosaic-based web.