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VP America Sales - Nakina Systems

Software for Service Providers

Mark B. Peterson is an experienced leader covering many aspects in the business and engineering fields over the past 20 years.

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Board Member - Bycast (NetApp)

Cloud Storage Virtualization Software


Steven M. West, a 30-year veteran of the information technology marketplace, is the founder and a partner in, Emerging Company Partners LLC, a boutique technology-consulting firm located in Incline Village, Nevada.

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Head of TravelPod Labs - TripAdvisor (Expedia)

Travel Website

Spearheading New Innovation Lab at Travel Blogging Pioneer Headquarters

OTTAWA - TravelPod®, the Web’s first site to enable its members to create online travelogues (travel blogs), today announced that Owen Byrne, a co-founder of, has joined the company to lead its new technology development department, TravelPod Labs.

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VP Engineering - CedarPoint Communications

Telecom Software/Equipment

Derry, New Hampshire - John O'Hara brings more than twenty years of business development and engineering experience to Cedar Point Communications.

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EVP, Business Development - EnterpriseDB

Enterpise Software

Bill Doyle joins the company from Deltek Systems, the leading provider of financial systems for project-based business, where he was vice president, strategic alliances.

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CEO - Vantrix

Mobile Content Infrastructure

Vantrix Corporation, is pleased to announce that Manish Jha, a veteran mobile media executive, has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer.

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VP Sales - Avotus

On Demand Enterprise Software

Burlington, MA - Bill Costello is responsible for TEM (Telecommunications Expense Management) sales for North America. Reporting to Bill are the Regional Sales Directors, Account Executives and System Engineers.

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VP Engineering - Performix Technologies

Enterprise Application Software

Burlington, MA - Eugenia Gillan joined Performix in 2006 and is responsible for core product development and testing. Previously, Eugenia was VP of Engineering at SavaJe Technologies.

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Board Member - Teradici

November, 2006

Luca Cafiero is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Switching, Voice and Storage (SVS) Group at Cisco Systems. He is responsible for the development of Cisco’s storage product strategy and implementation, along with the go-to-market plans for Cisco in the storage networking arena. The Storage Technology Group (STG) is leading the charge to deliver a new generation of storage networking solutions for enterprises and service providers.

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VP Sales - Sionex

Semicoductor Hardware

Bedford, Mass. - Sionex Corporation, a company focused on commercializing breakthrough chemical and biological sensors and systems, today announced that it has appointed Eric Kirleis as vice president of worldwide sales based at its corporate headquarters in Bedford.

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