Leadership

PTC is led by a Board of Governors (BG) and an Advisory Council (AC).

The BG, elected by the membership, has managerial and fiduciary oversight and is responsible for the Council’s strategic development.

The AC, comprised of both elected members and BG appointees, provides valuable knowledge and industry experience to help guide the Council’s work and progress.

Executive Officers

There are no records.

Board of Governors (BG)

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Name:Paul Abfalter
Position:Southeast and South Asia For-profit
Title:Managing Director of North Asia and Head of Global Wholesale
Company:Telstra
Country:Hong Kong SAR China
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Name:Bill Barney
Position:President & Chair
Title:Chairman
Company:Asian Century Equity
Country:USA
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Name:Bill Barney
Position:Southeast and South Asia For-profit
Title:Chairman
Company:Asian Century Equity
Country:USA
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Name:Sean Bergin
Position:East Asia For-profit
Title:Co-Founder & President
Company:APTelecom
Country:Thailand
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Name:Tito Costa
Position:Central and South America For-profit
Title:Chief Revenue Officer
Company:Elea Digital São Paulo
Country:Brazil
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Name:Heather Hudson
Position:Individual Member
Title:Professor Emerita; Former Director
Company:University of San Francisco; ISER, University of Alaska Anchorage
Country:USA
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Name:Paul McCann
Position:Oceania For-profit
Title:Managing Director
Company:McCann Consulting International Pty Limited
Country:Australia
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Name:Paul McCann
Position:Vice President
Title:Managing Director
Company:McCann Consulting International Pty Limited
Country:Australia
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Name:Laurie Miller
Position:Oceania For-profit
Title:President/CEO
Company:Southern Cross Cable Network
Country:Bermuda
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Name:Cengiz Oztelcan
Position:Middle East and Africa For-profit
Title:Chief Executive Officer
Company:Gulf Bridge International (GBI)
Country:Qatar
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Name:Isabelle Paradis
Position:North America For-profit
Title:President & Founder
Company:HOT TELECOM
Country:Canada
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Name:Robert Pepper, PhD.
Position:North America For-profit
Title:Head of Global Connectivity Policy and Planning
Company:Meta
Country:USA
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Name:Masaaki Sakamaki
Position:Global Non-profit
Title:Vice Chair
Company:PTCJ
Country:Japan
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Name:Mike Sauer
Position:Europe For-profit
Title:Vice President Americas
Company:Aqua Comms
Country:USA
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Name:Lynn Smullen
Position:North America For-profit
Title:SVP, NACI Comms, IT & Media
Company:Oracle
Country:USA
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Name:Lynn Smullen
Position:Secretary
Title:SVP, NACI Comms, IT & Media
Company:Oracle
Country:USA
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Name:Brian Tellam
Position:Oceania For-profit
Title:Partner
Company:Cornerstone Capital Partners
Country:Australia
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Name:Brian Tellam
Position:Treasurer
Title:Partner
Company:Cornerstone Capital Partners
Country:Australia
 

Advisory Council

Officers

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Officers:Chair
Name:Naaz Bax
Title:Founder and CEO
Company:Team Bax
Country:USA
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Officers:Vice Chair
Name:Mark Dando
Title:Chief Executive Officer
Company:RAL Group
Country:Australia
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Officers:Vice Chair
Name:Nico Grove
Title:Managing Director & Co-Founder, Kawikani
Company:Kawikani GmbH & Co KG
Country:Germany
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Officers:Vice Chair
Name:Emily Newman
Title:Marketing & PR Manager
Company:NJFX
Country:USA
 

Oceania For-profit Representatives

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Name:Mark Dando
Title:Chief Executive Officer
Company:RAL Group
Country:Australia
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Name:David Mba
Title:General Manager ICT, Cloud & Data Centre Business
Company:PNG DataCo Limited
Country:Papua New Guinea
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Name:Andrew Tierney
Title:International Key Account Director
Company:Odine
Country:United Kingdom
 

Central and South America Representatives

There are no records.

Southeast and South Asia For-profit Representatives

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Name:John Garrett
Title:EVP Sales, South Asia
Company:Xenith IG
Country:Singapore
 

East Asia For-profit Representatives

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Name:Brandon Amber
Title:Managing Director
Company:Palladium Partners
Country:Hong Kong SAR China
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Name:Ricky Chau
Title:Chief Strategy & Customer Officer
Company:CBC Tech
Country:Hong Kong SAR China
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Name:Yali Liu
Country:USA
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Name:Heng Lu
Title:Chief Executive Officer
Company:LARUS Limited
Country:Hong Kong SAR China
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Name:Joe Zhu
Title:Founder & CEO
Company:Zenlayer
Country:USA
 

North America For-profit Representatives

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Name:Stephan Beckert
Title:President
Company:Beckert Global
Country:USA
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Name:Robert Crinks
Title:President
Company:89Degree Networks, LLC
Country:USA
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Name:Mohamed Elagazy
Title:President & CEO
Company:CPS Services, Inc.
Country:USA
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Name:Gary Kim
Title:Principal
Company:IP Carrier
Country:USA
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Name:Patricia Paoletta
Title:Partner
Company:HWG LLP
Country:USA
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Name:Nakul Rege
Title:Chief Growth Officer
Company:Bankai Group
Country:USA
 

Europe For-profit Representatives

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Name:Nico Grove
Title:Managing Director & Co-Founder, Kawikani
Company:Kawikani GmbH & Co KG
Country:Germany
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Name:Diego Riccardo Teot
Title:Head of International BU
Company:Retelit
Country:Italy
 

Middle East and Africa For-profit Representatives

There are no records.

Global Non-profit Representatives

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Name:Vivien Paris
Title:Director
Company:Larus Foundation
Country:Hong Kong SAR China
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Name:Francis Pereira, PhD.
Title:Associate Professor, Marshall School of Business
Company:University of Southern California
Country:USA
 

Individual Member Representatives

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Name:Thomas Cooper, PhD.
Title:Retired Professor, Visual & Media Arts
Company:Emerson College
Country:USA
 

Board of Governors Appointees

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Name:Naaz Bax
Title:Founder and CEO
Company:Team Bax
Country:USA
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Name:Linda Cham
Title:Vice President, Roaming and Mobility
Company:Console Connect
Country:Hong Kong SAR China
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Name:Faye Henris
Title:Senior Vice President, Business Analytics
Company:TEOCO Corporation
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Name:Timothy Logue
Title:Principal
Company:TJLNova Consulting
Country:USA
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Name:Stacie Loidolt
Title:Vice President of Product Management
Company:Aqua Comms
Country:USA
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Name:Genevieve Maltais-Boisvert
Title:Managing Director
Company:DigitalBridge Group
Country:USA
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Name:Michael McHale
Title:President
Company:Quintillion
Country:USA
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Name:Shannon McMann
Title:Marketing Specialist
Company:Netrality Data Centers
Country:USA
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Name:Robert Mitchell
Title:Global Director - Network Master Planning
Company:Microsoft
Country:USA
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Name:Emily Newman
Title:Marketing & PR Manager
Company:NJFX
Country:USA
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Name:Maxie Reynolds
Title:Chief Executive Officer
Company:Subsea Cloud
Country:USA
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Name:J. S. Solomon
Title:Director of Financial Markets
Company:EXA Infrastructure
Country:USA
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Name:Alex Vaxmonsky
Title:Director, Ecosystem Development
Company:Equinix
Country:USA
 

PTC Chapters

CommitteeName:PTC India Foundation
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Name:Narinder Chhibber, Sr.
Title:Secretary General
Company:PTC India Foundation
Country:India
 

Legal Counsel

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Name:Tara Giunta
Title:Partner; Global Co-Chair, ESG & Sustainable Finance
Company:Paul Hastings LLP
Country:USA