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 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.