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David Rennyson, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Genesys Cloud
David Rennyson previously served as Vice President of Sales at Angel for over 2 years, during which time he helped Angel achieve nearly 60% year on year revenue growth. David came to Angel from Spirent Communications, where he held positions as both Vice President of Marketing and Vice President of Sales. As VP of Marketing, David developed and launched Spirent's IP services, field force management and DSL solutions. As VP of Sales, he formulated account strategies and designed solutions for large telecommunications carriers including Verizon, BellSouth, Cincinnati Bell, TelMex, and Puerto Rico Telecom.
Prior to joining Spirent, David was Vice President of the Network Construction and Implementation Group at Zephion Networks, Inc., where he helped lead the company's business development and strategic alliance efforts. He also oversaw the creation and deployment of a national OC-12 network, as well as the construction of metro fiber networks and backbone hubs spanning 28 cities across the United States. Previously, David served in a variety of capacities at Verizon, including Director of Operations.
David received a Bachelors Degree with honors in Economics from James Madison University. As a Rotary Scholar, he completed his Master's Degree of Science in Information Technology at the Engineering and Computer Science Colleges of University College, London; and David also earned an MBA at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.
Steve Holton, Chief Revenue Officer
As Senior Vice President Sales & Field Operations, Steve is responsible for all revenue-generating functions at Angel. Steve is a cloud veteran, having held senior-level executive positions at Webroot, Entrust and RightNow Technologies. With more than 19 years of experience in sales, marketing, account management, business development and customer support, Steve is the driving force behind Angel's global expansion into the enterprise market.
Prior to joining Angel, Steve served as vice president, sales at RightNow Technologies, an on-demand, CEM solutions company, where he helped launch and execute on the company's "dust to IPO" go-to-market plan, generating $65M in revenue and 27 consecutive quarters of revenue growth, prior to its record-setting 2004 public offering.
Steve holds a B.S. from California State University in Chico, CA and an MBA from Duke University.
Don Keane, Vice President, Marketing and Business Development
As Vice President of Marketing and Product Strategy, Don Keane is responsible for global marketing and product strategy for all channels. Don is a marketing veteran with over 18 years of successful business and brand building experience at a number of world-class technology, software and Internet companies. Prior to joining Angel, Don was Vice President of Marketing and Sales at RingCube Technologies. Prior to RingCube, he served as VP Marketing at LegalMatch and as Managing Director/Vice President at Earthlink. He has also held marketing leadership positions at Intuit, General Mills, and Rustoleum.
Don holds a B.A. from Hamilton College in Clinton, NY and an MBA from UCLA. He sits on the board at Leadverse, Inc. a lead generation company in San Francisco.
Michael Mateer, Senior Vice President, SaaS Operations
Michael Mateer leads the Angel Engineering and Operations teams. Mike has over 20 years of experience in Telephony Communications and multiple automated Interaction Channels. His Experience in software development technologies and protocols include Voice over IP (H.323, SIP, RTP), and Traditional Telephony Protocols (C7, SS7, ISDN, DPNSS, QSIG, DASS2, and CAS). Mike also possesses over 15 years experience working with Automated Voice Self-Service technologies such as VoiceXML, IP Multimedia Sub Systems (IMS), and mobile operating systems and applications.
Proir to leading the Engineering and Ops teams at Angel, Mike was a Vice President of Systems Development at West Interactive where he led various initiatives around Advanced Speech technologies, Automated Voice Self-Service technologies, Contact Center technologies, IP-based Communications technologies, and Emerging Interaction Channel technologies such as Social & Mobile. Mike has that rare blend of operations and engineering insight with over 20 years experience both as a software developer and as a business leader for multiple engineering and operations teams.
Mike received an A.S. in Computer Programming Technology and Systems Analyst from Gateway Electronics, and a B.S. in Business Administration from Bellevue University.
Mark Skelton, Director, Finance and Operations
As Director, Finance and Operations, Mark Skelton is responsible for financial operations, planning and reporting at Angel. Mark brings over 15 years of management experience in finance, operations and business development. Prior to joining Angel, Mark served as Manager, Services Planning and Analysis at MicroStrategy, a leading provider of business intelligence software. Mark came to MicroStrategy from Hertz Ireland, where he worked as Manger, Business Strategy and Analysis for the largest car rental provider in Ireland. Prior to joining Hertz, Mark held numerous management positions at Metrocall Wireless and Credit Agricole Indosuez. Mark holds a degree in European Administration from the University of Humberside, U.K.
Ahmed Bouzid, Vice President, Strategy and Innovation
Ahmed Bouzid heads the Product Marketing and Product development teams. Ahmed has over 15 years of experience in the fields of Speech Automation and Natural Language Processing and has written extensively on Voice Automation and Voice User Interface design. Ahmed holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from The George Washington University, a Master's degree in Computer Science from Virginia Tech, and a PhD in the Philosophy of Science, also from Virginia Tech. Ahmed is a co-inventor on several patents, awarded and pending, relating to Natural Language Processing, Speech Automation, and Mobility. Ahmed is the co-author of "The Elements of VUI Style," a book on Voice User Interface design, published in October of 2010. Dr. Bouzid can be followed in twitter @Didou.