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 Technologies Inc., 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 for Sangoma Technologies Inc., the premium provider of PC-based telephony hardware and software products for proprietary and open source based networking and telephony solutions. In this role he is responsible for leading Sangoma’s international sales and business development strategies to embrace open source and propietary communication projects around the world. 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.
Mark Wagner, VP of Carrier and UC Sales for North America
Mark Wagner is the VP of Carrier and UC Sales for North America and he is focused on the continued expansion of Sangoma’s carrier, SIP trunk service provider and unified communications markets. With over 25 years of experience in the technology sector, Mark is expected to help grow Sangoma’s carrier and UC business in the key markets of North America and EMEA. During his career, Mark has held a variety of senior executive and sales leadership positions, consistently growing revenue in a very dramatic way. Mark joins Sangoma from his most recent role with N.E.T., now Sonus, where he was one of their key sales leaders, and prior to that held executive positions with Magellan Networks Systems, SHS Communications, ALLSwitch Inc., and Simplified Telesys.
Frederic Dickey, Vice-President of Professional Services and Product Management
Frederic Dickey is the Director of Professional 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.
Kathleen Reed, Director of Marketing
Kathleen Reed is Director of Marketing for Sangoma Technologies Inc. In this role, Kathleen is responsible for directing all aspects of Sangoma’s marketing department, including strategic planning, brand management, communications and partner development through Sangoma’s “Empowered by Sangoma” partner program.
Kathleen returned to Sangoma after taking some away from the company to found two profitable startups and to tend to some personal obligations.
Previously, she led marketing and brand direction efforts for various technology, financial services, hospitality, media, and government services companies. Her varied client-side and agency marketing communications background gives her a unique perspective on the opportunities faced by businesses, as they embrace IP communications.
Although Kathleen has worked on a number of prestigious global brands, including Choice Hotels and Sears, she predominantly enjoys working with rapid growth companies to establish a global, customer-centric brand presence.
Kathleen holds an International Masters in Business Administration degree with a specialization in Marketing and Intellectual Property Law from the University of Victoria and holds her honours undergraduate degree from York University in Toronto.