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Senior Manager Engineering and Solutions
David joins Bold Business with over 15 years of communications project management experience, developing and managing complex network engineering and operational projects. David was previously Director of Operations at Velex where he managed teams of field techs, oversaw key deployments, and organized company financial models. Prior to this role, he has undertaken several senior project management positions at several large communications companies where he held financial, consultative as well as operational responsibilities. David has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Project Management from Colorado Technical University.
Chief Security Solutions Consultant
Matt has led security operations teams as well as governance, risk, and compliance organizations. He has over 20 years experience architecting and building out cybersecurity solutions and services for both large and small enterprises as well as implementing security frameworks such as NIST and ISO.
Matt’s accomplishments include implementing risk-based IT security strategies and developing enterprise-scale security solutions and strategies. Matt takes a pragmatic approach to security, helping clients identify and successfully manage vulnerabilities, threats, risks, and compliance requirements on time and within budget. He has led compliance engagements for PCI, HIPAA, and SOX, among others.
Matt graduated from Texas A&M University with a BS in Computer Science and later received a MS in Technology Management from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Before becoming a consultant Matt was the IT Director for a five-hospital healthcare system in Texas.
Senior Vice President
Bob is a sales and operations executive with a successful career spanning over 20 years in the technology industry specializing in telecommunications. His longstanding career began at Butler International, Inc. where he consistently ranked in the highest levels of the sales organization. Bob then moved rapidly through the ranks at Comforce Telecom, Inc. filling roles as senior director, managing director, and national sales manager, responsible for strategically planning and executing sales strategies. He developed the vital skill to secure relationships with Fortune 500 executives. His broad experience has positioned him as trainer and mentor to sales teams.
George Georgiou has a 30-year track record as a preeminent leader of professional, customer-centric organizations and as a communications industry expert. A senior executive with experience managing global business units with substantial P&L’s. A sales oriented leader with vast experience in building and maintaining organizational stability and performing to beyond expectations. A proven growth specialist with ability to analyze opportunity, transition, build and / or re-organize as needed, passionately communicate mission, energize organization and lead by example.
In his current role as Senior Vice President, he is responsible for all Telecom clients and associated revenues along with service delivery. He has helped clients overcome some difficult technological challenges such as national network integration and migration to current generation designs and architectures. As a consultant to clients, he brings substantial insight in all areas of communication technologies.
Prior to joining Bold Business, he was Senior Vice President at Butler International where he had global responsibility for the Communications Industry Group. In addition, he has held senior management positions at Sprint, Harris Corporation and 2Wire.
Senior Client Advisor
Viviane DeRosa is a Brand and Digital Marketing Strategist who partners with CEOs and executives to grow their professional brands by analyzing the needs of her clients. After spending nearly a decade working in Advertising, Business Development and Digital Marketing for multi-million dollar brands and startups, Viviane knows what truly drives conversions, and demonstrates a history of revenue growth for several vertical markets including merchants, financial institutes and the automotive industry. Viviane holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communication from the University of South Florida.
Eric Rossborough is the Senior Client Advisor
Lizzie has 15 years of technical & marketing expertise in Cybersecurity, TV, Radio, Advertising & Digital Strategy with IAC/InterActiveCorp, Knowbe4, Tallgrass Technologies, Hearst & Cumulus Media. She has also served as the VP of Marketing for the ABWA (American Business Women’s Association) which has more than 12,000 members to date nationwide. Besides having a Master of Arts in Communication & Leadership she is also Cisco, Vmware, Microsoft & HP certified with a speciality in Infosec. She consistently delivers her own “Marketing Mix of 4 P’s” to clients, partners & all people in general: Passion*Promise*Personality*Persistence. She strives to provide excellence, integrity, honesty, results, respect & servant leadership to the community.
Customer Success Manager
Joan Kadibhai is the Customer Success Manager
Brittany Birsner is the SEO Specialist
SVP of Operations
Mike Strobo has over 25 years of experience in telecom and large enterprise environments. A senior executive with experience in delivering complex projects spanning design, implementation and support. A proven leader with the ability to organize and motivate teams in the delivery of outstanding customer service.
In his current role as Senior Vice President at Bold Business, he is responsible for delivery of all client services. Through his leadership, customers receive value and quality in the delivery of every service. Prior to joining Mercury Z, he was an Engagement Manager for IPsoft servicing Cisco globally. He has also head engineering positions at Butler, Verizon and in the Department of Defense.
As a Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert (CCIE #2712), Mike was responsible for complex network designs for Bank of America, VISA, Phillip Morris, DOD, Siemens, Lowes, Dow Jones, and American Express to name a few. For 9 years, Mike worked for Butler International as a solutions architect responsible for developing customer solutions ranging from network designs to IP video surveillance. Mike brings extensive network and product development experience to the Mercury Z team.
EVP of Business Development
Brings visionary leadership style and talent as an international speaker to Bold Business. He is best known for his experience and knowledge regarding digital media and technology, business intelligence, innovation, and block chain. John headed digital strategy at Catalina Marketing as CTO and global head of operations and currently leads tech, healthcare and media investments at Virgo Investment Group, and has built the number one social brand at Dell as CIO. Miles is active on Twitter, has been published in a variety of media, and has delivered Key Notes at venues such as SalesForce’s DreamForce Conference and Oracle Open World.
CEO and Publisher
Ed has managed over $6 billion dollars of client engagements in over 40 countries during his career. Prior to Bold Business, Ed served as Chairman and CEO of publicly traded Butler International for 23 years. Butler served a wide array of industries worldwide with many sophisticated turnkey assignments. A prolific writer and commentator, he also served as the publisher of Chief Executive Magazines, and has written for the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and many more media outlets. He has also appeared on CNBC, Fox, MSNBC and other venues. Ed is a graduate from Columbia University with a Masters in Economics.
SVP and President of Project Bold Life
Dawna is an author of 8 books, entrepreneur and motivational speaker. Dawna believes her Wall Street finance experience and Fortune 500 consulting background catapulted her entrepreneurial success. Dawna launched the award-winning national magazine, Women’s Running, in 2004 and the Women’s Half Marathon Series in 2009. She sold both companies in 2012. Dawna appears regularly on TV and has been on The Today Show, MARTHA, MSNBC and news programs on NBC, CBS, ABC and FOX. She hosted her own radio show on Sirius Satellite Radio and regularly writes for popular magazines and websites. Dawna is also a highly sought after speaker and has done speaking engagements for Chobani yogurt, American Heart Association, Mass Mutual, Wharton Business School, Women’s Entertainment Television, the PGA Tour, Disney, Super Bowl Leadership Forum, Susan G. Komen and many more. Dawna has an undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley and an MBA from the Anderson School of Business at UCLA.