Jim Hall - EVP General Counsel & President of Broadband Division
Krishna Viswanadham - Chief Strategy Officer & President for Mobile Messaging Business
Prior to joining NewNet Communication Technologies, Mr. Viswanadham held roles of Vice President in the Business Transformation Office and Vice President of Technology in the office of the CTO at UTStarcom from 2006 to 2011. While at UTStarcom, Mr. Viswanadham led the divestitures of products and business units in the Americas region, India and China. He was also instrumental in guiding the product strategy and market development in the areas of carrier equipment and services for wire-line and wireless access, optical, metro backhaul, IPTV, OSS/BSS and messaging. He led multi-hundred million-dollar nationwide turnkey broadband deployment projects in India.
Krishna holds an MS in electrical engineering from the University of Wyoming, a BS in electrical engineering from Osmania University, India, and did post-graduate work in electrical engineering at Stanford University. Krishna holds five issued patents.
T.K. Cheung - President Secure Transaction Processing Division
T.K. has over 30 years of experience in the electronic payments and telecommunications industries. He has held a number of international and US- based positions for Hypercom, Equinox Payments and American Express.
Prior to joining NewNet Communication Technologies in 2013, Mr. Cheung was Senior Vice President of Research & Development at Equinox Payments, subsequent to the acquisition and divestiture of Hypercom Corporation by VeriFone, Inc. During his 19 years at Hypercom Corporation, T.K. held a variety of leadership roles covering business development, product management and engineering in the US and Asia, including Vice President of Global Quality & Security and Managing Director for Asia Pacific. Before joining Hypercom Corporation, T.K. took up several important technical roles at American Express in Hong Kong and United Kingdom.
T.K. is experienced in P&L management, process analysis and re-engineering in a global arena. He has played instrumental roles in releasing revenue-generating products and acquiring customers.
Kutluk Uslu - President Interact Business Unit
Kutluk has over 20 years of global wireless and wire-line telecommunications industry experience covering software development, product management, sales engineering, customer service, business development and operations from product initiation to customer delivery. He is one of the original NewNet employees who developed NewNet’s industry leading signaling product line. He has held senior management roles at NewNet, ADC and SS8 Networks leading teams in engineering, customer support, software validation, operations, product management, business development and M&A. As an expert in the SS7 signaling, Kutluk has been interviewed by market analysts and referenced in IETF SIGTRAN standards. Kutluk earned B.S. and M.S degrees in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University.
Darren Loos - CFO
Carrie Murphy - Vice President, Global Human Resources
Prior to joining NewNet, Carrie has held numerous Human Resources executive positions, including Global Vice President of Human Resources at Merisant Worldwide, Sr. Mgr Human Resources & Recruiting at Motorola, and Assistant Director of Human Resources and Recruiting at Ernst & Young.
Carrie is highly experienced in benefit administration, advancement planning, employee relations, employee evaluation, organizational development, compensation, and EEO/Affirmative action guidelines. Carrie played a key role in recruiting, hiring, on boarding, and developing talent for NewNet acquisitions.
Christopher Aye - Executive Vice President and Board Liaison
Chris received a BA degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in Business Economics with a concentration in Accounting; his MBA is from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. Chris also holds a CPA license in the State of California, and has been an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Chris is a member of the NewNet Board and additionally is a Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions at Skyview Capital.