CEO & CFO
Rui is a seasoned technology executive, leader, and strategist; an expert at starting, developing and leading companies to profitable growth and technology leadership in global markets. Rui was previously Executive Chairman of Digital Rapids Corp where he established Digital Rapids as the defacto video processing standard for Media companies such as Time Warner, Sony, and CBS while garnering 22 product and technical awards. Before joining Digital Rapids, Rui served as CEO of Digital Processing Systems building that company from a start-up to a successful TSX IPO with the company also being named one of Canada’s “Best Managed”. Rui had earlier experience as Director of Operations for Scientific Atlanta and as a Financial Analyst for Litton Industries.
Founder, President and CTO
Pat is a true Telecom industry pioneer and the driving force behind our innovative Software Defined Networking products, strategies and implemented solutions. Pat has an extensive and successful history in founding and leading high-tech start-ups that address market needs. He was formerly the Owner, President & CTO of Passport Online, an award winning ISP. Pat has excellent vision of market trends and insight into customer needs and has been awarded several patents for our market proven Network Aggregation Data Plane and IPQoS technologies. Pat continues to lead our development pipeline and has TELoIP on track to meet the emerging requirements of Service Providers and Business Customers well into the future.
Chief Marketing Officer
Kevin has over 35 years of network industry experience and the right strategic skill set to lead TELoIP’s marketing and alliance efforts in the exploding SD-WAN arena. Prior to TELoIP, Suitor served as VP of marketing, product management, and strategy & alliances with leading WAN Optimization technology vendor Exinda Networks. Earlier, Kevin helped develop market strategy for broadband wireless and WiMAX at Redline Communications, which earned recognition as the second fastest growing technology company in Canada by the Deloitte Canadian Technology Fast 50 Program in 2006. Previously, Suitor held senior roles with CopperCom, CTI Datacom, Tekelec and Wandel & Goltermann Canada, and founded DCI Digital Communications Inc.
Vice President, Sales
Michael has helped businesses succeed through technology innovation for over 30
years. Alignment of customer expectations to the enterprise is at the core of his systems approach. Michael has taken the reins of TELoIP’s sales organization where he will work with our customers and partners to assure outstanding business outcomes. Michael joins TELoIP from leading Virtual Mobile Infrastructure technology vendor Nubo Software, where he managed North American sales and channel efforts. Previously, Gagnon held senior sales roles with Talend, Coveo, Verint, Aspect Communications and AT&T Canada. Michael’s diverse technology background and varied industry experience provides a trusted platform to deliver solutions tailored for customer success.