Sangoma’s management team is comprised of industry veterans that specialize in operations, technology, marketing and sales. The team has deep domain expertise in VoIP and Unified Communication design, manufacture and distribution and can use first hand experiences to address the challenges our customers face. The team is committed to building and managing a world-class organization focused on serving and delivering results for our shareholders and customers.
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 and Investor Relations. 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.
John Tobia, Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions and General Counsel
John Tobia is responsible for developing and executing Sangoma’s M&A strategy as well as oversight of Sangoma’s global legal affairs and human resources. Prior to Sangoma, John had senior roles at various other growth-oriented public companies, including being the Vice President and General Counsel of Aastra Technologies Limited for 14 years, culminating with its merger with Mitel Networks in 2014. John has a BASC and MASC (both in Electrical Engineering) from the University of Toronto and an LLB from Osgoode Hall Law School.
Jim Machi, Vice President of Marketing
Jim is responsible for developing and executing the global marketing plan including digital strategy, partner marketing, content generation, branding and lead generation activities. Prior to Sangoma, Jim spent time at Dialogic and Intel in various roles, including business unit general manager and SVP of product management and marketing. Jim has a BSEE from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in finance from New York University.
Frederic Dickey, VP of Cloud Services
Frederic Dickey is the VP of Cloud 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.
Patrick Mazza, Chief Revenue Officer
Patrick brings more than 20 years of experience in telecommunications to his position as Chief Revenue Officer at Sangoma, where he is responsible for leading all revenue generating and customer facing activities.
Prior to Sangoma, Patrick held the position of Managing Director for Enghouse Networks Americas division, where he focused on revenue growth and acquisition integration. Patrick has also held various senior roles at Aastra Technologies, including Vice President of Operations, where he was instrumental in the growth and success of the company expanding it from a small regional telecom hardware manufacture to a global unified communications solution provider which merged with Mitel Networks in 2014.
Nenad Corbic, CTO
Nenad Corbic, is the Chief Technology Officer at Sangoma. His responsibilities include 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.
David Deaton, Executive Vice President, Products and Services
David Deaton joined Sangoma after its purchase of Digium in September 2018. As EVP of Products and Services, David is responsible for overseeing the development of all Sangoma products, which includes both engineering and product management. He is also responsible for Sangoma’s Cloud Services, IT, and manufacturing operations.
David brings over 25 years of experience in the telecommunication and technology industries. During the previous 11 years with Digium, David held the roles of VP of Engineering, and later VP of Products. Prior to Digium, David held numerous senior management positions, including Director of Engineering for the Broadband Systems Division of Nokia, where he oversaw the development of DSL products worldwide. Previously, Deaton held multiple engineering management positions at ADTRAN, where he had responsibility for the development of telecommunication products for enterprise customers.
Deaton holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from Mississippi State University and multiple patents related to the design of telecommunication equipment.