William J. Wignall, President and Chief Executive Officer
As President and CEO, Bill leads the company in the execution of its growth strategy. His deep operational and strategic skills area major assets to the corporation. He brings to Sangoma his personal style of working closely with existing customers and valued channel partners. Under Bill’s leadership, Sangoma is dramatically expanding its product portfolio and targeting new markets and territories to further accelerate growth.
As a technology industry veteran, Mr. Wignall most recently held the role of President and CEO at Truition Inc., a developer and marketer of e-Commerce software. Prior to that, he was President and CEO of Electronics Workbench – a supplier of design, development and simulation software for electronics engineering – where he guided the company through an aggressive growth and rebranding phase that culminated in the sale of the company to National Instruments. Bill has served in senior management roles throughout his career at companies ranging in size from start-ups to Northern Telecom, BNI and Telezone.
David S. Moore, Chief Financial Officer
As CFO, David will handle Finance, Human Resources, Investor Relations, Administration and Logistics. He brings extensive corporate finance, operations management and accounting experience to the Sangoma management team.
David is a Certified Management Accountant with 25 years of experience in both public and private companies within the technology sector. Most recently he was CFO at Truition Inc. a developer and marketer of e-Commerce software and before that CFO of Fifty-Plus International Inc. a TSX-V company now trading as Zoomer Media Inc. He has extensive international experience in Europe and North America and in the past held executive positions at Nortel Networks.
Nenad Corbic, VP of Software and Hardware Engineering
Nenad Corbic , VP of Software Engineering at Sangoma, is responsible for setting the technical direction for the next generation of Sangoma communication and connectivity products, including VoIP, SIP, TDM and IP to IP communications. He oversees research and development of all Sangoma products that range from PC-based telephony interface cards to embedded VoIP gateways to telco grade solutions for VoIP/TDM, Session Border Controllers and Video, as well as cloud solutions for monitoring and management of VoIP/Telephony peripherals and networks.
Nenad is an industry veteran with 12+ years of VoIP, TDM and Networking experience. He is passionate about open source an open source technologies and continues to develop for on open source frameworks such as Asterisk and FreeSWITCH. Nenad is also a 10+ year veteran of Linux kernel development and has been principal developer maintainer of Sangoma’s Wanpipe kernel suite of drivers, TDM and Networking protocols. Previously, Nenad was a software engineer in the telephony division of Nortel Networks, working on DMS and XA-Core products. Nenad holds an Honours degree in Computer Engineering from Ryerson University, Toronto.
Doug Vilim, VP of Global Sales
Doug is Vice President of Global Sales. During his tenure, revenue has grown four fold, the customer base has expanded to every continent around the world, and Sangoma has become a leading global supplier to major PBX manufacturers and telecom equipment manufacturers.
Prior to joining Sangoma, Doug worked in positions of increasing responsibility in sales and marketing roles at Eicon Networks, now Dialogic, as well as 10 years in pre-sales technical which lead to positions in Channel and Enterprise sales at NEC and Compaq.
Doug’s technical background allows him to bridge the gap between sales and engineering. Doug is a graduate of Seneca College Electronic Engineering in Toronto and an Honors Graduate of Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Doug spends his free time with his wife and four busy children. They share his passion for skiing, hockey, and power boating at his cottage in Muskoka.
Paul Nolin, VP of Sales and Business Development – United States and Canada
As VP of Sales and Business Development, US and Canada, Paul will build, lead, mentor, and bring highly motivated direct sales teams and sales engineers to optimal performance and new levels of success. Paul brings many years of experience in our industry in executive sales and technical roles for VoIP, Ethernet/Trunking Gateways, Media Gateways, SBC technologies for Edge, Metro, Optical Transport, and Core applications to Service Providers, and will make a significant impact in growing our revenue in Canada and the US.
A 20+ year veteran of the information technology and telecommunications industry and a persistent sales leader utilizing innovative consultative solutions and sales strategies to increase profitability. Prior to joining Sangoma, Paul held key positions in business development and sales at Audiocodes, IntelePeer ECI Telecom, and was Regional Vice President with Alcatel’s Sales developing and growing business with Tier 1 accounts in North America.
Paul published “Delivering Intelligent Ethernet” in 2008, bringing great visibility to the start-up company Ceterus Networks. He has served on the Counsel of Innovation and Technology and as Chairman of the California Communications Association and remains an active member of their committee today.
A resident of the Denver Colorado area, I have two adult children—a daughter at University studying science and a son who is a U.S. Marine. Personal interests include being a triathlete, cross country skier, and fund raising for active duty military and families.
Frederic Dickey, VP of Product Management, Marketing and Services
Frederic Dickey is the VP of Product Management, Marketing and Services at Sangoma. Prior to Sangoma, he was at Paraxip – acquired by Sangoma in July 2008 – to lead Marketing and Business Development efforts.
Prior to joining Paraxip, Frederic was General Manager at Kallastra Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Octasic Semiconductors. In his role at Kallastra, Frederic gained significant experience in worldwide Sales and Marketing (including Europe and Asia) while managing operations.
Prior to Kallastra, Frederic spent 4 years at NMS Communications as a Product Management Director with responsibility for product lines generating significant revenues annually. Before NMS Communications, Frederic held several Sales Engineering and Project Management roles at both Lucent Technologies and Nortel Networks. Frederic brings, with its 20+ years of experience in the telecommunications industry, a comprehensive technical and business background to Sangoma Technologies.
Frederic holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering (Honours) from McGill University in Montreal.
Tony Lewis, Vice President
Tony Lewis is Vice President. He oversees Sangoma FreePBX operations and staff in the United States.
Prior to joining Sangoma, he was the CEO and co-founder of Schmooze Communications, where he developed a successful program to give integrators an edge with FreePBX/Asterisk-based PBXs by offering support for the FreePBX distribution. Tony has a vast knowledge of FreePBX and Asterisk and their capabilities, making him an avid trainer on the topic.
Tony comes from an entrepreneurial background successfully starting and running various companies and brings a wide background in aggressive sales and marketing.
Chad Behling, General Manager of FaxxBochs
Chad Behling is General Manager of FaxxBochs. He oversees RockBochs operations and staff in the United States.
Prior to joining Sangoma, he was the CEO of RockBochs, an open source consulting company specializing in telecommunications. He developed and executed a fax-over-IP solution for satellite service providers, VoIP carriers, and large retail dealer networks. While at RockBochs, he developed and executed a fax-over-IP hosted service for satellite service providers, VoIP carriers, and large retail dealer networks.