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Matt Mayhew - View Posts

Matt Mayhew

Matt Mayhew joined MegaPath in 2012 as Cloud Services Sales Consultant. In his current role on the Cloud Services product team, Matt helps shape the future of MegaPath’s Cloud product line and contributes to day-to-day management of MegaPath Cloud Products. He was an early Cloud adopter and has been working in the Cloud space since 2006. Matt graduated from Washington State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Communications.


MegaPath Marketing - View Posts


MegaPath’s Marketing team provides information that aids diverse and dispersed businesses looking for Voice, Data, and Security solutions. We have a rich library of materials—case studies, promotions, and educational information—to help your business get connected, reduce costs, and succeed in today’s economy. As new promotions, products, and services, are announced, we will make sure you find out first.


MegaPath Security and Compliance Team - View Posts


MegaPath’s team of security experts enforces appropriate use policies, promotes regulatory compliance, develops best practices and design standards, as well as implementation and user documentation for technologies and services, in accordance with corporate guidelines and security policies. MegaPath was the first network provider to achieve PCI compliance (formerly CISP) and a MegaPath security expert serves as a Compliance Officer on the PCI Security Standards Council working closely with other Council members to evolve PCI data security standards.


Nitin Poswal - View Posts


Nitin Poswal is the Product Manager for Customer Portals at MegaPath, responsible for overseeing the fast-paced customer portal enhancement effort. With his years of experience in enterprise and customer portal design and development he strives to build a world-class portal self-service experience for MegaPath customers. He has almost a decade of experience working in various industries including finance, information technology, and telecom.

Nitin holds a Bachelor of Engineering and an MBA in Marketing and Information Systems. He is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).


Paul Marra - View Posts

Paul Marra

Paul Marra is Director of Voice and UC Products at MegaPath, a leading provider of managed IP communications services in North America. Paul has over 15 years of experience in both facilities and non-facilities based IP solutions and he has been integral to developing MegaPath’s unprecedented Voice and Cloud Services product lines. Prior to joining MegaPath, Paul was with, where he led product development and business development activities and was one of the driving forces for their entry into the VoIP space.


Randy Laub - View Posts

Randy Laub

Randy Laub is Vice President of Online Marketing and has more than 25 years of marketing experience in the telecom and data communications industry. He joined MegaPath in 2008 and is responsible for all online marketing, including web development, lead generation and marketing automation strategies.

Prior to joining MegaPath, Randy was responsible for all marketing and strategic planning for a Competitive Local Exchange Company in Tennessee. Earlier, Randy led all marketing for Cricket Wireless, a national wireless provider, where he helped drive industry-leading growth. He has also held management positions at AirTouch Cellular.

Randy received a BA in Management Science from the University of San Diego and an MBA from Pepperdine University, Graziadio School of Management.


Ross Spero - View Posts

Ross Spero

Ross Spero is the Product Manager of Hosted Applications at MegaPath, where he leads the ongoing development of the Cloud Services product lines. In 2011, he joined MegaPath’s Hosted Voice Operations team, and took over day-to-day product management of Hosted IT services in late 2012. Ross is excited to help shape our industry-leading Cloud Hosting, Data Backup, and Hosted Exchange & SharePoint solutions for MegaPath customers. Ross received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Humanities from the University of Oregon in 2006, after which he pursued a career in competitive cycling. He continues to be an avid sports fan today – Go Ducks!


Victor DiLoreto - View Posts

Ross Spero

Victor Diloreto is currently the Senior Manager of VoIP Engineering at MegaPath. Prior to joining MegaPath, Victor held the position of Vice President of Research and Development and CTO for a VoIP startup developing SIP-based media gateways and signaling conversion systems (SS7 to/from SIP). He was also the VP of R&D for Pulsecom and ECI Telecom, where he was responsible for central office and remote Broadband technology development. He also previously worked for Nortel Networks, leading and developing various projects on the Nortel DMS-100 and AccessNode product lines.


Former Blog Contributors


Greg Davis - View Posts

Arnaud Gautier

Greg Davis was responsible for defining and executing MegaPath's Cloud Services strategy. He joined the company in 2003 and has over 20 years' experience developing and marketing managed hosting, network security, Internet, and telecommunications services. Previously, Mr. Davis served as VP Wholesale Services and VP Product Marketing for MegaPath, and before that, SVP Marketing and Product Management for Netifice, which merged with MegaPath in 2005.

Mr. Davis' prior experience also includes VP Marketing at Savvis and various marketing positions at Digex and MCI. Mr. Davis holds an MBA from Duke University and a B.S. from Georgetown University.


Jeffrey Pearl - View Posts

Jeffrey Pearl

Jeffrey Pearl leads MegaPath’s Commercial Sales organization as the company’s Senior Vice President of Sales and as a member of its Senior Leadership Team. Mr. Pearl has over twenty five years of experience in voice and data communications and has held a variety of leadership roles throughout his career.

Prior to joining MegaPath, Mr. Pearl was a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of IP5280 Communications, acquired by MegaPath in January 2012. Previous executive level positions include Co-CEO and Founder of LineSider Communications, CEO of ICG Communications, and Vice President of Sales at Qwest Communications.

Mr. Pearl earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New Hampshire.


Melinda Gaw - View Posts


Melinda Gaw began her career in San Ramon, CA working for Pacific Bell / SBC / AT&T as Product Manager for Frame Relay / ATM / MPLS / DSL. Melinda was fortunate to work with AT&T’s Domestic and International MPLS expansion, opening up 65+ countries. She moved to New Edge Networks (now EarthLink Business) as lead Product Manager for the IP / MPLS and Security Portfolios, CPE deployment, and Domestic and International Access. Melinda was formerly responsible for MegaPath's Private Networking Solutions such as MPLS / IP-Sec / SSL and Mobile Security Product offerings.


Mike Gruszka - View Posts

Mike Gruszka

Mike Gruszka is the former Director of Product Management for MegaPath—one of the leading providers of IP communications services in North America—where he was responsible for overseeing the Voice product—including Hosted PBX, Integrated Access, and SIP Trunking. Prior to the Speakeasy/MegaPath merger in 2010, Mike led the Speakeasy Voice product team. Before joining Speakeasy, he was the product marketing manager for Clearwire’s consumer voice product. Mike holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Informatics from the University of Washington.


Nicholas Clapper - View Posts

Nicholas Clapper

Nicholas is a former Senior Project Manager for MegaPath, where he was responsible for all CPEs that MegaPath sells and supports. Prior to the Speakeasy/MegaPath merger in 2010, Nicholas was the VoIP Product Manager for Speakeasy. Before joining Speakeasy, he was the lead lab engineer for a startup paper research company. Nicholas holds a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelors of Science from the University of Washington.


Nizam (Nick) Uddin - View Posts


Nizam (Nick) Uddin is former Director of Security and Compliance at MegaPath. Nizam has more than 20 years of experience in designing, implementing, project managing, and supporting networking technologies and information security management. Since 1999 he has been a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE). He managed all security and compliance information exchanges for MegaPath throughout the year, including during any assessments or audits.


Pasha Mohammed - View Posts

Pasha Mohammed

Pasha Mohammed formerly served as VP of Product Management for MegaPath, and he has over 15 years of experience the telecommunications industry. He was responsible for MegaPath’s Access services portfolio. Prior to MegaPath, he held a variety of roles with AirTouch, Verizon Wireless and PacBell & SBC Communications – now AT&T.

Pasha holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering and an MBA in High-Tech Management.


Phil Himel - View Posts

Phil Himel

Phil is former Director of Vendor Management for MegaPath—one of the leading providers of cloud communications services in North America. Prior to the Speakeasy/MegaPath merger in 2010, Phil was a Product Director responsible for all access products, pricing, and managed services. Before joining MegaPath, he was a director of product development at tw Telecom. Phil holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Business from the University of Colorado and an MBA from University of Denver.


S.L. Sweet - View Posts

S.L. Sweet

S.L. Sweet has over 15 years of security and internet product management experience. He is the former Director of Product Management for MegaPath, where he was responsible for the all managed services product offering including private networking and security. He joined MegaPath in 2003 and led the company’s efforts in developing its private networking and security services. Prior to joining MegaPath, Mr. Sweet was with Network Associates (now McAfee), where he was the Product Line Manager for its Vulnerability Assessment and Intrusion Detection products. Prior to joining McAfee, he was a Sr. Product Manager at Digex, an early entrant into Business Internet and Web Hosting markets. S.L. has a BS in Finance from Virginia Commonwealth University.


Vimal Misra- View Posts

Vimal Misra

Vimal is a former Senior Product Manager at MegaPath where he was responsible for both Hosted VoIP and Trunking product lines. Earlier, Vimal led the deployment of MegaPath's next-generation VoIP platform.

Before joining MegaPath, Vimal worked as a UC Solutions Architect and as a Lead Engineer for SIP Application server platform. He has worked in Unified Communications in various Engineering and Product Management roles since 2003. Vimal holds a Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science.


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