John St. Amand
Chief Executive Officer
As CEO, John is responsible for driving global adoption of Movik’s technology by mobile operators and scaling the organization to meet customer commitments. John is an experienced and successful mobile telecommunications executive who has been widely recognized as an entrepreneurial leader resulting in many industry accolades, including Deloitte & Touche's Technology Fast 50 and Rising Star, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist, Mass High Tech All Star, Massachusetts Telecom Council Product and Liquidity Event of the Year, and Massachusetts Telecom Council Board of Directors. Most recently, John was a Venture Partner with Highland Capital Partners where he specialized in working with companies focused on mobile technologies. Prior to Highland, he was President of Alcatel-Lucent’s Multi-Core Networks and Lucent Technologies’ Converge Core Networks (prior to the merger with Alcatel), John was responsible for managing multi-billion dollar businesses encompassing mobile and fixed core network elements from both companies. Before Alcatel-Lucent, he was the Founder and CEO of Telica, which built mobile and fixed core switching equipment. The company secured more than 60 customers, including many incumbent operators around the world. Telica was acquired by Lucent in 2004 for $330 million. John received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University.
Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations
Greg is responsible for bringing Movik’s technology and products to the global market. Prior to joining Movik, Greg was the Chief Operating Officer of Nexius Wireless a RF engineering, consulting, and carrier analytics software company. Previously, Greg was at Starent Networks, where he was the Vice President and General Manager for the Americas. At Starent, Greg was responsible for sales, delivery, and overall go-to-market strategy for the Americas which was instrumental in Starent's IPO in 2007. Before joining Starent, Greg spent several years at Cisco Systems most recently as Operations Director, U.S. Mobile Operations where he was responsible for all mobile operators in the United States. The business represented over $500M in annual sales and services to Cisco, as well as, several of their largest service provider accounts worldwide. Prior to Cisco, Greg held sales and sales management positions at Arrowpoint Communications and Compatible Systems, both of which were acquired by Cisco.
Vice President of Worldwide Engineering
Daniel Scanlon, a 25-year veteran of the telecommunications industry, is an expert in creating and delivering world-class software solutions. He is a seasoned executive focused on developing emerging technology in high growth markets and managing multi-disciplinary R&D teams. At Movik, Daniel applies his deep knowledge of building high-performance R&D teams with his networking and mobile communications expertise. The result is the successful delivery of RAN Awareness solutions to mobile operators worldwide. Prior to joining Movik, he held numerous management and executive positions at Alcatel-Lucent/Lucent Technologies, overseeing groups in the U.S. and internationally in the development of fixed and mobile core solutions for the world’s largest operators. Daniel’s tenure with Alcatel-Lucent began with the acquisition of Telica, Inc., a leading technology company that revolutionized the VoIP transformation for fixed and mobile operators. Mr. Scanlon helped drive Telica’s product ultimately to mass market deployment from the company’s start-up phase through its acquisition by Lucent and beyond. Mr. Scanlon has extensive experience in VoIP in fixed and mobile networks including his early work with Fujitsu managing SQA and Pre Sales Support for ATM, IP and Frame Relay. He began his career in 1986 at Stratus Computer managing its Professional Services group. Daniel earned a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Management Information Systems from University of Massachusetts Lowell.
Vice President of Product Management
René is responsible for driving product strategy and development to meet the needs of Movik’s global customer base. Prior to his current role, René was Senior Director of Product Management at Starent Networks, where he was responsible for the GSM/UMTS, LTE, CDMA, and WiMAX packet core product portfolios that resulted in more than $200M in revenue annually. René has also held senior product management positions at Redback Networks and senior engineering positions at Cisco Systems and Nortel Networks. René has nearly 20 years of mobile and broadband data expertise, including co-authoring two Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) standard RFCs and being heavily involved in designing the packet data delivery architecture with the ADSL Forum. René has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and attended the post-graduate program at McGill University, Montréal.