Execs + Entrepreneurs + Engineering & Security Titans
The Journey team is compromised of a unique mix of serial entrepreneurs, past Fortune 500 executives, and rockstar up and comers spanning backgrounds in communications, digital marketing, cryptography & more.
SVP Corporate Strategy, Corporate Development, GM & CTO Avaya, VP/GM Cisco. Founded/exited Spanlink Communications & Calabrio. E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year.
Founded Marina Growth Strategies in 2018 Previously served as CEO of Polycom & Tandberg; served on board of directors for 6 public companies; leading role in multiple successful IPOs.
Director of Digital Strategy AOR (ad agency), Founded/exited Shocking Creations (digital agency), Director Partnerships Unreasonable Adventures.
Michael Frendo, PhD
SVP/GM High End Security BU Juniper, EVP Engineering Polycom, VP Engineering & Advanced Product Development Cisco, Founder VoIP Forum. Executive leadership roles at: Infinera, McData, Avaya, and Nortel.
VP of Product
VP Product Mgmt/Strategy Symbolic IO, Director Service Provider Voice over IP Solutions Cisco, Advanced Voice Processing Bell Labs. Led commercial development of SP VoIP.
VP of Operations
Managing Director Avaya, Co-Founder, SVP Operations and CIO Spanlink Communications.
VP of Sales & BD
CRO & EVP Field Operations CafeX. Avaya Organizational Leadership including Global Sales Operations, US Strategic Accounts, & Head of Global UC Security Sales. US Patent In Call Routing.
VP of Marketing Communications
Director Global Partner Enablement GE Digital. Led marketing, exec communications, customer advocacy, & employee engagement Avaya.
Principal Engineer & Development Manager
Co-founded The Spiga Group and mFactor Engineering. Contract Engineering for Honeywell and Comcast. University of Colorado Graduate.
Security Analyst Fareportal (Cheapoair), Masters in Computer Science, published research paper on customized encryption algorithm.
B.S. in Computer Science from Cleveland State University.
Senior Software Engineer Tech Lead Dish Network, Dish Award Recipient for App with 1M Downloads, B.S in Computer Science
Senior Graphic Designer
Full Stack Engineer
Storyteller and translator of technical jargon. BA in English from UC Riverside.
Student at University of Colorado Denver, Pursing Masters in Cybersecurity