Meet Our Team
TiBiT Communications, Inc. offers a disruptive technology that will fundamentally change the way broadband access is deployed in the worldwide Cable MSO and Telco markets. We make small, low powered solutions that can be easily placed anywhere in the network, connecting different types of networks in a cost effective way.
President & CEO
Richard Stanfield has more than 30 years of experience with several successful technology companies in the communications and digital media sectors.
Mr. Stanfield was the CEO of Imagine Communications, a leading innovator in digital video solutions, enabling content providers and system operators (cable companies and telephone companies) to deliver high-quality video to TVs and PCs as well as mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets in TV Anywhere applications. He led the sale of the company to Harris Broadcast Corporation in January 2014.
Richard is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ascend Wireless Networks. He is currently on the Advisory Board for Vasona Networks and Media Z and is a member of the Pacific Leadership Group based in San Francisco. He has a B.S. degree from Texas A&M University.
Vice President Engineering & CTO
Edward Boyd was the Chief Technical Officer and Co-Founder of Teknovus, Inc before it was acquired by Broadcom in March of 2010. Mr Boyd was Senior Technical Director for Broadcom Corporation working on the Ethernet Passive Optical Network (EPON) and Ethernet Protocol over Cable (EPoC) products before leaving to become a Co-Founder of Tibit. Mr. Boyd has more than 20 years of experience defining and developing ASICs for data communications, cable access networks, and telecom access networks.
Vice President Hardware Engineering
Jerry Wojtowicz has over 20 years of experience developing complex hardware solutions for Telecom applications. Mr. Wojtowicz helped to start Teknovus, Inc in 2002 forming its hardware engineering department and managing it for 8 subsequent years. Teknovus, Inc was acquired by Broadcom Corporation in March 2010. At Broadcom Mr. Wojtowicz was a Technical Director in charge of all EPON related hardware development and chips characterization before leaving to become a Co-founder of Tibit Communications.
Mr. Wojtowicz holds multiple patents related to PON technologies. He has a B.S. degree from University of Manitoba, Canada.
Vice President Marketing
Jay Teborek has 20 years of experience planning, developing, and marketing telecommunications infrastructure solutions. Prior to Tibit, Jay built and directed the global Telecom Business Development Group for Broadcom’s Infrastructure and Networking Division. He came to Broadcom via the 2010 acquisition of Teknovus, where he was Managing Director of Carrier Markets.
Jay is active in digital inclusion projects globally; he is recognized through his writing and roles in non-profit organizations promoting broadband access to underserved communities. He has served as advisor to five governments in Asia in planning their national broadband infrastructure projects. He has also served as non-executive Board Director and advisor to Tapestry Ltd., Pty and Stitch Ltd., Pty, both promoting digital and social inclusion for senior citizens. His graduate-level studies include Computer Science at JHU, and a dual MBA degree from Tsinghua University and INSEAD. Jay is fluent in Chinese.
Bruce Warren has over 30 years of experience with multiple venture-backed start-ups and more than ten M&A transactions. Mr. Warren joined Tibit in 2014 as a consulting CFO, helping the Company close its $13.8M Series A round.
Prior to Tibit, Mr. Warren was CFO of Imagine Communications from 2010 to 2014. Imagine was a leading innovator in digital video solutions, enabling content providers and system operators (cable companies and telephone companies) to deliver high-quality video to TVs and PCs as well as mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets in TV Anywhere applications. Harris Broadcast Corporation acquired Imagine Communications in January 2014.
Mr. Warren started his professional career with Ernst & Young. He received a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from University California, Santa Barbara.
Vice President Operations
Norman Foust served as Cyan’s Executive Officer & Vice President of Operations from March 2007 to July 2015. Prior to joining Cyan, Mr. Foust served as Vice President of Operations and Director of Operations at Dilithium Networks, Inc., a telephony equipment provider, from March 2005 to March 2007. From March 2000 to March 2005, Mr. Foust was the Director of Operations and Director of Supply Chain at Calix, Inc., a communication systems company.
Vice President Software Engineering
Paul Gray has over 30 years of experience developing real-time embedded software for data communications and cable access networks. As Software Director at Teknovus Inc., Mr. Gray was responsible for the development of software for the DOCSIS Provisioning of EPON (DPoE) market. After the acquisition of Teknovus by Broadcom, Mr. Gray was Director of Software at Broadcom, responsible for the development of the DOCSIS 3.0 CMTS reference system.
Prior to Teknovus, Mr. Gray held various director level positions at Broadband Access Systems, ADC, and BigBand Networks. Along with leading the development of software at each of these companies, Mr. Gray worked as a Contributing Engineer to CableLabs, participating in the writing of the DOCSIS and DPoE Specifications. Mr. Gray lead the certification efforts at each of these companies, developing products that successfully achieved CableLabs qualification.
Mr. Gray holds a B.S in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts.
Micha Berger is Chief Technology Officer of Telenet and is 20 years active in the telecom industry.
After completing his university degrees in Israel, he started his career in the IT industry. Then he joined the Cable industry working for HOT Israel responsible for Digital and Interactive service platform development and the roll out of VOD throughout the country.
Micha moved with his family to the Netherlands where he began working at UPC Netherlands, managing the Digital Services teams, Video Distribution and Engineering department, including the launch of key programs such as DTV, VOD and Interactive services followed by a full DOCSIS 3.0 and fiber roll out. In 2010, he joined the Liberty Global Corporate team to lead the Horizon TV platform rollout program across Europe.
Micha joined Telenet in July 2013 as Chief Technology Officer overseeing the network build, service assurance and engineering for fixed network and mobile network products. He contributed to the success of Telenet focusing and stimulating large investments for best in class fixed and mobile infrastructure leading key investment project in upgrading the HFC network to 1 GHz capacity and upgrading the mobile network to provide best in class mobile services.
Micha is also involved in stimulating new startups in Belgium while participating in the Telenet Kickstarter jury to choose and coach startups at their early phase. Telenet Kickstart boosts the Belgian start-up community through structural partnerships with leading incubators and accelerators, Telenet provides mentoring and coaching to early stage (digital) entrepreneurs, teaching them how to turn their innovative ideas into scalable and market-ready businesses.
Today Micha is also responsible for the Mobile Network and Operations activities across Liberty Global in Europe focusing on MVNO launches and mobile service assurance.
Micha is 47 lives in Brussels, with his wife and 3 children.
Patrick is a managing director at Juniper Networks where he leads the company’s growth strategy and venture investments. At Juniper since 2008, he has worked on product strategy, network architecture and business operations. Before Juniper, Patrick held strategy and engineering positions with Detecon, Gluon Networks, Alcatel and Qwest. He began his career over 20 years ago as a professor at the University of Colorado in Boulder. Patrick also taught at Paris Sorbonne University. He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from Paris Orsay University.
Jordan Sheff is currently Vice President of Corporate Development at Ciena, which combines best-in-class hardware, software, and services to help customers build adaptive networks that can best respond to rising demands of end-users. A 17 year veteran of the telecom industry, he has held roles in Finance, Operations, Business Transformation, and Strategy. His current responsibilities include evaluating and managing Ciena’s mergers and acquisitions, corporate partnerships and other strategic initiatives.
Born in Montreal, Jordan currently lives is New York City with his wife and two children. In his spare time, he enjoys playing basketball, golfing and traveling.
Investor, Board Advisor
John Webley has a long track record in founding and growing companies to scale for either initial public offerings or acquisition. With his two co-founders, John grew Advanced Fibre to 300 people and a market capitalization of $6 billion in 1999. John left to found Turin Networks, an optical networking company. Six years later, when he retired as CEO, Turin was a $50 million business with 250+ employees. After retiring from Turin, he has been involved in a board capacity with numerous startups, including Red Condor, Clovis, SecureTrack, and MyJambi.
Investor, Board Advisor
Mr. Green has led a distinguished career as a design engineer, entrepreneur, business executive, investor and philanthropist. He is considered the father of Telecom Valley, a concentration of firms producing telecommunications equipment and services in Petaluma and Santa Rosa in Sonoma County. He founded or co-founded three firms, Digital Telephone Systems, Optilink (now a division of Alcatel) and Advanced Fibre Communications (“AFC”). Mr. Green co-founded and served as the Chief Executive Officer of Advanced Fibre Communications from May 1992 to May 1999, and served as its Chairman from May 1999 to September 2001. AFC went public in 1996 at a market capitalization of more than $1 billion. Mr. Green founded Optilink Corporation in 1987, where he was President and Chief Executive Officer until its acquisition by DSC Communications Corporation (“DSC”) in 1990. Mr. Green served as Vice President and General Manager of the Access Products division of DSC.