- Ray Pasquale, CEO & Founder
- Tom Phelan, CTO & VP of Technology
- Peter White, CFO
- Doug Corrigan, VP Product Management & Marketing
- Ken Stess, VP Sales & Business Development
- Pete Quigley, VP Customer Engineering & Support
Ray has spent the last 20+ years as an entrepreneurial technology professional, he has extensive sales and customer engineering experience along with proven management team leadership in dynamic, emerging technology companies. Recently Ray played a key leadership role in professional and customer services, business development, pre-sales and technical marketing while at Sonus Networks, a market leader in Voice over IP technologies. Ray was a founding member of Sonus’s services organization, recruiting many of its most senior members. From 1996 until 1999 Ray was a key technical leader and sales consultant for Cascade Communications’ worldwide sales organization. During his tenure Cascade was purchased by Ascend Communications. Ascend, a leader in remote access technologies for the Internet market, was subsequently absorbed by Lucent in a merger. Prior to 1996, Ray’s tenure with Digital Equipment Company included positions as Senior Consultant for Worldwide Network Operations, and Technical Leader and Senior Consultant for the Network Products Group. Ray’s commitments to excellence and ideas were recognized by Digital. Mr. Pasquale received a Customer Satisfaction Award, Storage Systems Excellence Award, and Delta Ideas Recognition Award. He attended the University of Maine.
Tom has nearly 24 years experience developing embedded systems and network management products for the data and telecommunications industries. He has held leadership roles in several companies, including VP of Engineering, CTO, VP of Marketing and VP of Advanced Development. Tom has also held leadership positions in the general industry, including co-chair of the DCCP working group at the IETF, the lead developer of Proxy Admission Control at the MPLS Forum, and has made significant contributions to security standards for VoIP networks and emergency telecommunications for ATIS. For the past 10 years Tom has been Principal Architect at Sonus Networks, working in the Office of the CTO and other groups to architect VoIP products for the telecommunications carriers.
Peter White, CFO
Peter has over 25 years of experience as an adept financial executive who has served in companies ranging in size from start-ups to Fortune 50. He has extensive experience in debt financings, equity raising, mergers and acquisitions, and financial management. Since 2005, Peter has provided creative financing advisory services to small businesses in New England. From 1988 to 2005, he owned and operated a number of successful business-to-consumer companies, consistently enhancing equity value. From 1979 to 1988, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Signal Capital Corporation, a unit of Allied-Signal Inc. (now known as Honeywell). While working at Price Waterhouse & Co from 1975 until 1979, Peter was a Certified Public Accountant. Peter earned his MBA degree in finance and accounting from New York University and graduated cum laude from Bowdoin College. Non-profit work is also important to Peter, having served on Boards for the Richie McFarland Children’s Center, the Southeast Land Trust, and Rye Congregational Church.
Doug Corrigan, VP Product Management & Marketing
Doug has dedicated over 20 years of his career to delivering high-quality, market-focused products and services for the telecommunications, information technology, and aerospace/defense industries. Previously as head of Sonus Networks Open Services Partner Alliance (OSPA) program, Doug was responsible for developing and managing a portfolio of VoIP services and products with strategic OEM partners. Prior to Sonus, Doug was Senior Product Manager at venture-backed SnowShore Networks (now Dialogic), and responsible for lifecycle management of their VoIP media server product line. Earlier, Doug held various product management, marketing, and engineering positions with increasing levels of responsibility, focusing primarily on emerging technologies including broadband, enterprise storage, and local area networks. Doug holds an MBA from Rivier College, and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology.
Ken has over 24 years experience at building successful client relationships. His expertise spans the telecommunications, computer and software industries. Most recently Ken served as Chief Marketing Officer for Unitek Global Services. Earlier in his career, Ken served as Vice President of Corporate and Business Development for a venture-backed MSP, as well as Vice President of OEM Solutions for Lucent Technologies, where he managed the operations of three global product divisions in the next-generation networking market. Ken holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Colorado.
Pete leads all pre and post-sales support activities for Unified Office. With over 30 years in telecommunications systems development, including 14 years as an executive manager, his experience includes customer support, hardware and software development, system engineering and testing, product and project management. A recognized technical expert in VoIP, SIP, IMS and telecommunications systems, Quigley holds three patents on telecommunications switching architectures, served as a speaker and panelist on “Enhancing the Phone” at Light Reading’s 2009 and 2010 “The Future of Cable Business Services” conference and spoke on various IMS architectures at SCTE CableTec Expo. Pete’s career spans such companies as Lucent Technologies and its predecessor Bell Laboratories, Cedar Point Communications which he helped start, Empirix, SMC and Pace. He holds a BS and MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Lowell.