Kevin Peters joined NetNumber, Inc. as President and Chief Executive Officer on February 1, 2018. He had been a member of the company’s board of directors since
June 2016. Peters brings to NetNumber a wealth of leadership experience gained over the course of a 28-year career with AT&T, as well as broad industry and executive advisory
experience across the global technology and telecom industries.
President & CEO
Steve Legge serves as the NetNumber Chief Operating Officer, responsible for driving
the company’s continued transition to an Agile business, scaling operational capabilities
and services and evolving the TITAN platform, products and data services to meet
evolving and growing market demands.
Matthew Rosenberg started at NetNumber in 2008 and serves as the company’s Chief
Revenue Office. Rosenberg brings more than 25 years of experience in sales executive positions in the telecom, software services and content distribution industries.
Kim Gibbons joined NetNumber as Chief Marketing Officer in November 2013 to lead
the company’s strategic marketing initiatives. She brings more than twenty years of experience building and leading global marketing teams and award-winning marketing programs.
Robert H. Walter is the Chief Technical Officer and Senior Vice President of Research and Development for NetNumber, Inc. Walter provides managerial and technical
leadership to the company’s Research and Development organization.
Board of Directors
Joseph Farrelly is currently Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Interpublic Group one of the world's largest advertising agency holding companies with offices worldwide.
Prior to Interpublic Group, Farrelly was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an $18 billion world leader in the development and marketing of pharmaceutical products. Other executive level positions have included Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Vivendi Universal, a $20+ billion entertainment and liquor manufacturer and marketer. From 1992 to 1998, Farrelly was Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Nabisco, an $8.4 billion food manufacturer. From 1988 to 1992, he was Corporate Vice President of Information Systems Development for Automatic Data Processing (ADP), a $2.5 billion computer services company. Between 1980 and 1988, he was Vice President of Research and Development at Applied Data Research (ADR), a software company, where he directed the development and support services of ADR's mainframe and personal computer software products.
Farrelly is currently a member of the Research Board, a leading information technology analysis company in New York City, and participates in Gartner Group's Information Technology Executive Program.
Farrelly has a BA in Mathematics from Providence College, and an MBA from the University of Connecticut.
Chair, Board of Directors
Nigel Jones is a partner at TWJ Capital LLC, a private equity investment firm specializing in early and expansion stage new ventures. Prior to joining TWJ Capital in 2006, Jones was a Principal at the Carlyle Group, which he joined in 1999 as an associate. At the Carlyle Group, he was a member of the U.S buyout team, focused on investments in the aerospace, defense, and federal technical services sectors. Prior to joining the Carlyle Group, he was an associate in the Technology Investment Banking group at Goldman Sachs & Co, based in San Francisco and Menlo Park from 1997 to 1999.
Jones holds an MBA degree from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, and a BA degree (magna cum laude) from Harvard University. Prior to business school, Jones was a commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps from 1991 to 1995. In his last assignment, he was the senior communications officer and communications platoon commander for the 1st Force Reconnaissance Company of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, based in Camp Pendleton, California.
Jones is currently a member of the board of directors of Acoustic Technologies, Tango Networks, eDataSource, and Koolspan.
Board of Directors
Mr. Marschel served as the President and CEO of NetNumber, Inc. from 2000 to 2014. Prior to joining NetNumber, Marschel was the CEO, President, and Co-Chairman of Faroudja, Inc., a public video processing technology company. He was formerly President and CEO of Paging Network Inc., a provider of wireless messaging services with 9 million subscribers.
Earlier, Marschel served as Vice Chairman of First Financial Management Corporation, a leading worldwide provider of credit card transaction processing, healthcare claims processing and document management/imaging services with revenues exceeding $3.0 billion. He began his business career at CSI Computer Systems in 1970, and joined Automated Data Processing (ADP) in 1972, a $5 billion company in the information processing industry. Marschel was employed by ADP from 1972 to 1994, and served as President of several of ADP's largest businesses, including the Automotive and Employer Services divisions, after holding other senior positions in sales, client services, strategy, and marketing.
Marschel received a BS degree from the University of Missouri, and attended the Stanford University Executive Development Program.
Board of Directors
Michael Matthews is the Founder and CEO of AwareX, a Boston-based software company delivering a cloud-based digital engagement platform which enables global service providers to improve engagement with consumers. Previously Matthews was Chief Strategy Officer and a member of the Executive Board at Nokia Networks, during which time he led the acquisition of the networks business of Motorola, enabling Nokia to consolidate its position as the world’s number two network equipment provider with $15B in revenues and 75,000 employees in 130 countries.
Prior to Nokia, Matthews served as Chief Marketing Officer at Amdocs Inc, the leading provider of software and services for many of the world’s largest communications service providers. During his five years at Amdocs, he championed the transformation of the company, addressing new markets, expanding the product line, and evolving the channel to address the rapidly changing needs of the telecom industry. Matthews is widely recognized for his role in creating and championing the category of Customer Experience Management software, now considered an essential platform for all service industry providers.
Matthews holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Queensland.
Since 2010, he has served on the Board of Directors of Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) a global provider of broadband communications access systems and software. Matthews is also a Global Ambassador for the TM Forum.
Board of Directors
Kevin Peters joined NetNumber, Inc. as President and Chief Executive Officer on February 1, 2018. He had been a member of the company’s board of directors since June 2016.
Peters brings to NetNumber a wealth of leadership experience gained over the course of a 28-year career with AT&T, as well as broad industry and executive advisory experience across the global technology and telecom industries.
Peters retired from AT&T in 2014 as the executive vice president of global business customer service, in which he led the company’s multinational customer service operation. He held numerous leadership positions at the company, including serving as AT&T's Chief Marketing Officer for Business, and as Executive Vice President for Global Network Operations, where he was responsible for the company’s global IP and mobility networks. Peters also held several key leadership roles in AT&T Labs including senior executive positions in IT, Technology Development, and Network Engineering and Operations.
Peters serves as an advisor or board member to Calix, Cartesian, AwareX, Unitek, J&L Communications Group, and several other firms. He also serves on the advisory board of the School of Business at Stevens Institute of Technology and the Board of Trustees for the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center.
Peters holds an MBA from Columbia University, an MS from Stevens Institute of Technology, and a BS from Fairfield University. He also attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University.
President & CEO
Douglas Ranalli is the founder of NetNumber, Inc. He also serves as vice president of Products and Strategy for NetNumber Global Data Services. Ranalli founded the company with the goal of simplifying the migration of SS7/C7 signaling to next-generation signaling while enabling service-providers to continue to use telephone numbers to identify subscribers. At the time, many in the industry believed phone numbers would disappear along with SS7/C7. History has shown phone numbers are here to stay, and we'll be interworking between SS7/C7 and the next-gen network for decades to come.
At NetNumber, Ranalli provides the vision for simplifying the complex service-control problem faced by all communications service providers. Finding a way to take a complex technical subject and make it easy to understand is one of his greatest strengths. Ranalli's ability to look at a highly complex system and identify ways to simplify the environment has led him to found several successful companies.
Prior to founding NetNumber, Ranalli was founder and CEO of Fax International, an international fax-over-IP service provider. He grew the company's network to more than 25 countries. Fax International reached #20 on the INC 500 list of fastest growing private companies in the US in 1997.
Previously, Ranalli was founder, President and Publisher of Student Life, a magazine for college students with a controlled circulation of 1.2 million. The publication was purchased by Time Inc. in 1987.
Ranalli has been awarded multiple patents, and is the subject of several case studies developed by the Harvard Business School and incorporated into MBA programs around the world.
Ranalli holds a BS With Distinction in Industrial Engineering from Cornell University, and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He is the recipient of the Baker Scholar award, one of Harvard's highest honors for business school graduates.
Founder & VP, GDS
William J. Turner
William Turner was the co-founder of Signature Capital, a venture capital firm which raised the initial private equity for NetNumber in early 2000.
From 1983 to 1989, he served in multiple corporate operating roles, including President and COO of Automatic Data Processing (ADP), a computer services firm with over $2 billion in revenues at the time.
In 1989, Turner formed Turner and Partners, a management services firm that had multiple leading leveraged buyout firms as clients, including Forstmann Little, where he had responsibility as Executive Chairman and/or CEO for over 30 separate business units with combined sales of more than $3 billion.
Earlier in his career, he held senior positions at Texas Instruments (TI) as Vice President of TI as well as President of TI’s billion dollar revenue Consumer Electronics Division, and at Digital Equipment as Product Line Manager for several hundred revenue in computer system products for commercial markets.
He served on the Board of Directors of the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac-NYSE) in the 1990s.
He also has served on the boards of multiple private venture capital stage companies including Faroudja, Hand Technologies, McCabe, Acoustic Technologies, Zounds, VIRxSYS, Tango, Helium, OurStage, Additech, and NetNumber.
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