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Our Executive Team

José Duarte

José Duarte

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Duarte is Chief Executive Officer of Infovista. Before joining as CEO in January 2019, he served as an active Non-Executive Director at Infovista from October 2016. Mr. Duarte has an extensive background leading publicly listed and privately held, global technology companies with a particular focus on high growth and transformation. Previously, he was CEO of Infinitas Learning and CEO of Unit4. Before Unit4, Mr. Duarte was at SAP for approximately 20 years. He was the founder of SAP Portugal and evolved through the ranks, having served as President, Global Services and Corporate Officer, President EMEA and India and President Latin America. He started his career at Unilever Portugal and Accenture (previously Andersen Consulting). Mr. Duarte currently holds Non-Executive Director positions in ProAlpha and Gelato.

Pierre Milet

Pierre Milet

Chief Financial Officer

Pierre Milet is Chief Financial Officer of Infovista where he is responsible for Finance, Legal and IT. Pierre has over 30 years of extensive experience in Finance including executive positions leading global organizations across telecommunication, high-tech, B2B service industries in a context of high M&A activities. He has played critical leadership roles in global organizations in public and private-equity companies, including Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Lucent Technologies and Avaya. Prior to joining Infovista, Pierre held the position of Chief Operating Officer at One2Team and before he worked for Carlson Wagonlit Travel as Executive EMEA CFO and Group CFO. Pierre has held key finance roles with Avaya and Lucent Technologies in several business units in Belgium, the United States and Germany. He started his career at Arthur Andersen after having graduated from Sciences Po Paris.

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Yann Le Helloco

Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Le Helloco oversees the management and development of the Infovista products portfolio and he is responsible for innovation and product strategy as Chief Technical Officer. Prior to joining Infovista, Dr. Le Helloco was CTO at Mentum, heading R&D and product management activities of the company. He has many years of experience in managing technological, product and R&D teams for various companies including Ericsson, Marconi, Siradel and Cap Gemini. Dr. Le Helloco is an expert in the fields of network engineering, mobile telecommunications, as well as software design, artificial intelligence and big data systems. He has over 25 years of experience in driving product innovation in software and telecoms, and has acted as a consultant to many public and private sector organizations including communication service providers and military organizations. An IEEE Distinguished Lecturer, he has authored numerous patents, published many articles and speaks frequently at industry events. Dr. Le Helloco holds a Ph.D. in communication systems and an MSc in electrical engineering from the National Institute of Applied Sciences in Rennes, France.

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Laurent Joly

SVP Customer Care & Logistics

Mr. Joly oversees all of Infovista’s worldwide customer care and supply chain activities. Since joining Infovista in 2002, Mr. Joly has served in several key roles, having been Director of Professional Services for EMEA and AP regions, as well as WW VP Customer Care. In addition, Mr. Joly has held a number of positions in the R&D organization, including acting as Head of the Product Management group for the Service Assurance Business Line. Mr. Joly has proven experience in the telecoms industry, encompassing both project management and technical roles with French operators, such as Bouygues Telecom and SFR. Mr. Joly holds a Master’s degree in Digital Communication from the Engineering School of Electronic Technologies (ESIEE) in Paris, France.

Gonçalo Leitão

Gonçalo Leitão

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Leitão is responsible for driving operational excellence across every aspect of business at Infovista. Gonçalo's 25 years plus of experience spans Sales, Services and Operations, ranging from very large businesses to startups in both emerging and very mature markets. In the past, he served as COO at SAP, overseeing the EMEA and Latin America regions. He has also held worldwide leadership positions at Atos and Unit4. Mr. Leitão holds a degree in Information Technology Engineering.

Andy Asava

Andy Asava

EVP Global Networks

Over the past 30 years, Andy Asava has directed strategic high growth global initiatives across the telecommunications, cyber-security and automation market segments. He has played critical leadership roles at multi-national organizations to private-equity backed companies to tier-1 venture backed companies. Before joining Infovista in 2017, Mr. Asava drove enterprise sales growth at GENBAND as the Senior Vice President of Enterprise Sales. Prior to this, he was the Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Business Development at Sipera Systems, a Sequoia-backed Unified Communication Security company, which was acquired by Avaya. He also has a Masters in Electrical Engineering, MBA in International Management and has been an Adjunct Professor of Business to Business Marketing.

Ronald

Ronald Rubens

EVP Global Enterprise

Ronald is Infovista’s EVP for the Global Enterprise business and is responsible for driving growth and executing on Infovista’s strategic imperatives. He has more than 25 years of international experience in the telecommunications and enterprise software industry driving digital transformation initiatives with some of the most demanding global enterprise customers. His leadership roles included sales leadership as well as product management/strategy covering Networking as well as Applications in on-premises and SaaS/cloud delivery models. Prior to Infovista, he was Avaya’s Vice President of Europe. He also held general management roles with disruptive (cloud) technology providers such as CosmoCom, Fuze and Atlassian. Ronald holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications) from Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, and an MBA degree from New York University in the United States.

Olivier Pradal

Olivier Pradal

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

Olivier Pradal is CHRO of Infovista where he is responsible for driving key strategic HR projects in digital transformation. Olivier has 25 years of experience in HR leading global organizations in high tech with strong experience ranging from startups to global public companies. Prior to Infovista, Olivier managed global teams in Software AG, ESI Group and Open Text. Olivier is a graduate of Sciences Po Paris with a BA in Law.

Marc Serra

Marc Serra

Chief of Staff and Head of Strategy & Corporate Development

Marc Serra Jaumot is Head of Strategy, Corporate Development and Chief of Staff to the CEO of Infovista. Marc drives strategic projects across the company, leads M&A activities and supports the Infovista Board and Executive Committee. Prior to joining Infovista in June 2019, Marc held positions in Strategy, Corporate Development and Digital transformation at Vodafone Global and Millicom, focusing on emerging technologies, digital services and operational improvements. He began his career in management consulting with Arthur D. Little, spending 5 years on projects for top technology companies in Europe and the Middle East. Marc holds a bachelors and masters degree in Business Administration from Esade Business School and an additional bachelors degree in Psychology.

Our Senior Management

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Faiq Khan

Managing Director, East Europe, Asia and Africa

Mr. Khan is a seasoned professional with over two decades of experience in the enterprise, IT & telecoms industry. He currently leads the sales and solution services teams for Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa, driving an established CSP mobile business while growing and developing Infovista's enterprise business in the region. He has been nurturing the organic growth of the sales organization and managing P & L’s extensively over the past decade. A qualified engineer, Mr. Khan holds an honours degree in Electrical Engineering from the NED University of Engineering, Pakistan. Since beginning his successful career at Mobilink Orascom as an RF Engineer, he has upskilled through experience and education while living in various worldwide locations leading numerous business units to consistently achieve aggressive and successive growth targets. This culminated in Mr. Khan being a driving force behind the merger and acquisition of Ascom Network Testing (TEMS) by Infovista. His professional experience also includes periods with Ooreedoo, Telenor, Aircom International, and Nexus Telecom.

John Winans

John Winans

SVP GLOBAL NETWORK SALES, AMERICAS

Mr. Winans has worked in the telecommunications industry for over 20 years serving in numerous Sales and Sr. Leadership roles. Prior to joining Infovista in 2020, John served as Sr. Vice President of Sales at Spirent Communications, responsible for Americas regional sales and strategic global accounts, headquartered in the US. Throughout his career, John has established a track record of success as a B2B technology sales leader in driving revenue growth for software, hardware, and services across diverse Fortune 500 firms, network equipment manufacturers, financial service firms, government agencies, and enterprises. He has been instrumental in developing new go-to-market strategies and establishing high-performing channels for solutions, allowing operators to plan, build, assure, and monetize their networks.