Management

Maya Global Solutions is led by industry veterans with numerous successes in tech innovation. The executive team’s serial entrepreneurs have taken four companies public and have multiple successful exits. Their experience guiding profitable networking, interactive communications and SaaS companies informs their commitment to the Maya Global Solutions mission.

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Michael Mansouri, Chairman and CEO

Entrepreneur and investor with expertise in cyber security, government services, data management, and voice/data networking. Notable recent exits include the IPO of iPass with a market cap of $1.8B; the sale of Omnitrust to Heisie Denden of Japan; the sale of Avalon Global Solutions to Widepoint Communications; and the sale of Spikes Security to Cyberinc.

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Marcel Puyk, Chief Financial Officer

Marcel is senior executive with more than 20 years’ experience supporting early-stage technology companies. Marcel is an innovator and enabler of technology businesses.

Marcel has held senior leadership roles helping companies achieve their targets, raising finance, achieve exits and providing guidance on overall strategy. During his career, Marcel has worked at the BBC, commercializing internally developed technology, early stage incubator GorillaPark, KPMG and Air Products & Chemicals Inc.

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Barry Davis, Chief Operating Officer

Barry is an expert at creating and improving operational processes and systems that simplify internal functions and efficiently scale businesses. Previously, Barry was VP of Business Operations for InSpeed, VP of New Product Introduction at VMware (NYSE: VMW) driving cross-functional project teams to successfully launch new products. Prior to VMware, Barry had senior management positions at Airespace (NASDAQ: CSCO), NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP), and Network Computing Devices (NASDAQ: NCDI).

Ed Basart, Chief Technology Officer

Founded 3 hardware and networking startups, with IPOs for Networking Computing Devices and ShoreTel. Founder of InSpeed.

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Robert Bose, Vice President, Business Development North America

Robert is an experience executive with a successful track record of revenue generation and building high performing teams. He has experience working with wireless and wireline operators in North America, and Europe, Middle East and Africa. He holds a business degree from Duquesne University and currently resides in Texas.

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Hans Sporrel, Vice President and General Manager International

Hans is an experienced founder and co-founder with a demonstrated history of working in high technology, semiconductor, wireless and mobile technologies. Previously was CEO for Servasure Ltd, President European Operations Silvaco International and Vice President International Sentrol Inc.

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Roshanak Afsarifard, Vice President, Partner Solutions

Roshanak has over 20 years of technical, operational, and business leadership experience in the software, SaaS, networking and financial industries. She started her career at Oracle Corporation where she rose to the level of Sr. Director of Intel Platform Strategic Business Unit. Most recently she was with Cisco Systems, as the Head of Technology Partner Development for Cisco Smart Cities in Greater China. Prior to Cisco she was VP of Customer and Partner Success at Cloud Lending Solutions, a SaaS fintech startup built on Salesforce.com platform.

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Sandra Hill, Vice President, Channels, North America

A 30 year veteran of the IT and UC industries, Sandra spent her industry “formative years” in programming, marketing and sales. She brings a unique perspective, having worked in both the reseller channel and for vendors. She has proven abilities to create and implement successful reseller recruitment and enablement strategies as well as partner marketing programs, distribution strategies and installed base growth programs. These alliances and partnerships led to awards such as CRN’s 5-Star Partner Program, Channel Chief Award, Women of the Channel and Women in the IT Channel Ecosystem.