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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.

Brett Shockley

Brett Shockley

CEO
SVP Corporate Strategy, Corporate Development, GM & CTO Avaya, VP/GM Cisco. Founded/exited Spanlink Communications & Calabrio. E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year.

Alex Shockley

Alex Shockley

President
Director of Digital Strategy AOR (ad agency), Founded/exited Shocking Creations (digital agency), Director Partnerships Unreasonable Adventures.

Michael Frendo, PhD

Michael Frendo, PhD

CTO
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.

Mark Bakies

Mark Bakies

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.

Todd Parenteau

Todd Parenteau

VP of Operations
Managing Director Avaya, Co-Founder, SVP Operations and CIO Spanlink Communications.

Nick Adams

Nick Adams

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.

Julie Runda

Julie Runda

VP of Marketing Communications
Director Global Partner Enablement GE Digital. Led marketing, exec communications, customer advocacy, & employee engagement Avaya.

Taylor Bartlett

Taylor Bartlett

Principal Engineer & Development Manager
Co-founded The Spiga Group and mFactor Engineering. Contract Engineering for Honeywell and Comcast. University of Colorado Graduate.

Bhavana Daddala

Bhavana Daddala

Software Engineer
Security Analyst Fareportal (Cheapoair), Masters in Computer Science, published research paper on customized encryption algorithm.

Alexander Reno

Alexander Reno

Software Engineer
B.S. in Computer Science from Cleveland State University.

Gabe Higareda

Gabe Higareda

Software Engineer
Senior Software Engineer Tech Lead Dish Network, Dish Award Recipient for App with 1M Downloads, B.S in Computer Science

Dan Northern

Dan Northern

Senior Graphic Designer

Luke Warner

Luke Warner

Full Stack Engineer

Sheryl Chandler

Sheryl Chandler

Technical Writer
Storyteller and translator of technical jargon. BA in English from UC Riverside.

Jacob Victoria

Jacob Victoria

Engineering Intern
Student at University of Colorado Denver, Pursing Masters in Cybersecurity

Ambrose Silveira

Ambrose Silveira

iOS Engineer

Govind Parashurama

Govind Parashurama

Android Engineer

Guru Patel

Guru Patel

Software Engineer

Sudhanshu Shekhar

Sudhanshu Shekhar

QA Engineer

Kuladeep Rachupalli

Kuladeep Rachupalli

QA Engineer

Marc Dostie

Marc Dostie

Security Engineer

Our Advisors

Industry leading innovators in cybersecurity / cryptography, communication, digital privacy, financial technology, AI and beyond.

Shmuel Shaffer, PhD

Shmuel Shaffer, PhD

VP Engineering Contact Center at Avaya, VP SmartGrid, Security Systems, Office of CTO at Cisco, Sr. Director Enterprise Network Systems Siemens/IBM, Stanford PhD in Self Optimizing Systems, 250+ patents.

Lucia Milică Stacy, JD

Lucia Milică Stacy, JD

VP, Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Privacy Officer Polycom, Sr. IT Customer Program Manager HP. Advisory Board, University of Colorado Cybersecurity Forum. Expert in data privacy, security incident management, governance, eDiscovery, IP protection, security risk and compliance.

Austin Trombley

Austin Trombley

VP Innovation Franklin Templeton, Founder TokenVault, Founded/Exited Random Forest Capital (Franklin Templeton), Wells Fargo, Accenture.

Anthony Massetti

Anthony Massetti

CFO at QLogic, NCR, Avaya, IBM in China / Hong Kong, CEO & Co-Founder Aurum Solutions, CEO & Founder AML

Mark Baines

Mark Baines

30 years in Technology sector holding senior positions at BT, Avaya, Unify and Atos, brought 1st Cloud enabled SIP contact centre to EMEA in 2005, Cloud hosted Opensource CaaS, Innovator of the year award winner from Alcatel Lucent and Genesys.