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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.

Richard Stanfield

President & CEO
Co-Founder

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.

Prior to Imagine, he held the position of Chief Operating Officer for Envivio, Inc. Before that, he was with Modulus Video as EVP Field Operations, resulting in the sale of the company to Motorola in 2007. Richard was Co-Founder of Turin Networks, a Sequoia Capital funded, multi-service Ethernet switching platform that sold to major service providers around the world. Turin Networks merged as equals with Force10 and the combined company was sold to Dell Computer. He was VP of Sales and an executive officer for AFC, resulting in a highly successful IPO in 1996.

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.

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EDWARD BOYD

Vice President Engineering & CTO
Co-Founder

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.

Prior to Teknovus, Mr. Boyd was Vice President of Advanced Technology in charge of ASIC development for Terawave Communications; he has held key positions managing ASIC development at Advanced Fibre Communications and 3Com. Mr. Boyd holds numerous patents in areas of cable modem, PON, and Ethernet networks. Mr. Boyd has been active in CableLabs, ITU-T (BPON/GPON), and IEEE 802.3 (Ethernet/EPON/EPoC) standards bodies.
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Jerry Wojtowicz

Vice President Hardware Engineering
Co-Founder

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.

Prior to Teknovus, Mr. Wojtowicz held various senior engineering positions at Terawave Communications, Skystream Networks, Lockheed Martin and Nortel. Areas of expertise include optical subcomponents for PON transceivers design, and very high speed design techniques.

Mr. Wojtowicz holds multiple patents related to PON technologies. He has a B.S. degree from University of Manitoba, Canada.

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Jay Teborek

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.

For the 10 years prior to Teknovus, he held senior management roles for two telecom infrastructure manufacturers — Soma Networks and Comverse Network Systems. In these two companies, his teams introduced over 20 new telecom solutions into the market, including the design and deployment of Comverse’s largest-revenue product line. Mr. Teborek has also held network planning and software engineering positions with BellSouth Int’l. and Potomac Systems.

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.

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Bruce Warren

Consulting CFO

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.

From 2004 to 2009, Mr. Warren was CFO and VP Operations of Axiom Microdevices, a fabless semiconductor company that made the world’s first single-chip CMOS power amplifier for mobile wireless handsets. Axiom shipped about 50M units into the mobile wireless handset market before being acquired by Skyworks Solutions, Inc. in 2009.

Mr. Warren started his professional career with Ernst & Young. He received a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from University California, Santa Barbara.

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Norman Foust

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.

Prior to Calix, Mr. Foust held various supply chain and operations management roles with Advance Fiber Communications (AFC), Digital Switch Communications (DSC), Fujitsu (FNTS) and Texas Instruments (Defense Systems Electronics Group). Mr. Foust holds a B.S.I.E. in Industrial Engineering from Penn State University.
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JOHN WEBLEY

Chairman of the Board

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.

After serving as CEO of PAX Streamline John founded Innovative Labs, LLC to commercialize early stage technologies. Together with Gary Carmignani and Steve Sitkiewitz, John founded Trevi Systems to commercialize a novel forward osmosis water purification technology. John’s telecommunications background extends over 25 years with 2 of the top selling telecom products globally. John received a B.S.E.E. and a M.S.E.E. from the University of Stellenbosh, and an honorary Doctorate of Science from Sonoma State University.
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MICHA BERGER

Board Member

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.

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DONALD GREEN

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.

He began his career with British Telecom. In Telecom Valley, Mr. Green participated at some level in the formation of nearly all of the startup companies. Most notably, Mr. Green is recognized for the major role he played with Fiberlane and Cerent where he was an individual investor and a Board Member. In August 1999, Cerent was sold to Cisco Systems for $7.2 billion and became the foundation of Cisco’s Optical Transport Business Unit. Since retiring from his positions of Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of AFC, Mr. Green has been active in a number of investing, non-profit and fundraising efforts. He has served on the boards of CoSine Communications Inc., Red Condor, Inc., Cierra Photonics Inc., Network Photonics Inc., and Turin Networks Inc. Mr. Green has also served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, and Co-Chair of the capital campaign for the $130 million Donald and Maureen Green Music Center at Sonoma State University (for which he and his wife, Maureen, were the lead donors). Born in Liverpool England, he holds a Higher National Certificate in Electrical Engineering from Willesdon Technical College, and he is a graduate of the British Institute of Electrical Engineers. Mr. Green received an Honorary Doctorate from Sonoma State University.
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