We have assembled a team of experts in wireless mesh networks, secure distributed content networks and Blockchain technologies
William Abrams, Chief Executive Officer
Bill Abrams serves as chief executive officer for OmniMesh, and is responsible for developing and managing the company’s strategic initiatives, including corporate direction, product development, sales and marketing, partner recruitment, government relations, and fundraising. A serial technology entrepreneur, he started successful companies in areas as varied as wireless network services, information security, and apparel for first responders.
Prior to co-founding OmniMesh, Bill helped launch several successful technology concerns, including the consulting firm Infinize, Tecana, a software-as-a-service company, and Network Security Associates, a recognized IT security company that he successfully spun off to create Armory5. In addition to his technology expertise, Bill’s background includes developing multi-million-dollar properties, conducting breakthrough research in biochemistry, and participating in world championship offshore racing.
Bill is a graduate of Syracuse University, and resides in the Syracuse area.
Brian Cavanagh, Chief Operating Officer
Brian Cavanagh is a co-founder and chief operating officer of OmniMesh. He is responsible for all facets of product management, engineering, business operations, sales management, and cultivating partnerships with other strategic technology vendors.
Brian has extensive leadership experience in information technology, business development, and strategic consulting. He has more than 20 years of experience as a consultant and leader at Fortune 500-sized companies, managing IT strategy, software development, and complex systems integration projects.
Brian lives in Manlius, N.Y. with his wife and two children.
Joseph McCoy, Chief Technology Officer
Joe McCoy is a co-founder and chief technology officer for OmniMesh, and is charged with developing, producing, and managing all facets of the company’s cutting-edge solutions.
Joe brings over two decades of technology achievement and business acumen to OmniMesh. He has intensive expertise in the telecommunications space, helping launch several innovative startups that include Everis, an optical communications firm, WavHost, a wireless network service provider, and Infrared Components Corporation, which provides thermal imaging products. Before embarking on his entrepreneurial activities, Joe began his engineering career working with Singer and General Electric.
Joe holds a master’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management. He also has earned a master’s degree in Engineering from Syracuse University. He currently resides in the Syracuse area.
Matthew Snyder, Chief Marketing Officer
Matthew Snyder is a founding partner and chief marketing officer of OmniMesh, and is responsible for the company’s go-to-market and communications initiatives, including advertising, public relations, content development, event marketing, social media, government relations, lead generation, and employee communications.
Matt brings extensive experience to OmniMesh. He served in leadership roles for several technology entities, including Infinize, Tecana, and United Tactical Gear. He has also served as executive director of marketing and communications at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, N.Y. and as director of communications & media relations at Syracuse University.
Matt is a proud alumnus of American University, holding both undergraduate and graduate degrees in journalism, public affairs, and communications. He lives in Brewerton, N.Y. with his wife and two children.
Charles Green serves as president and chief executive officer of Assured Information Security (AIS), a successful business that focuses on computer and network security research and development. Under his leadership, the company has, in the past six years, doubled its workforce, more than quadrupled its revenue, and expanded to 10 locations. Green has been recognized as an economic champion and 2019 semifinalist for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year New York Award for his work with AIS and as an advisor to several other groundbreaking technology companies.
LaMar Hill is globally recognized as a provider of strategic business development for high- growth companies, and a relentless advocate for the transformation of the upstate New York economy through the development of the region’s technology sector. He is chief technology officer for the State of New York’s initiative to bring a $12B+ manufacturing campus to upstate, and has been a prime mover for accelerating technology commercialization through such activities as joint development agreements, technology transfer, and fundraising and financing.
Bill Marks is co-founder and director emeritus of MTN Satellite Communications and is considered one of the pioneers of the cable industry. Included among his many accomplishments are co-founding SeaMobile, Inc., serving as president and chief executive officer of American Video Corporation (later American CableSystems, Inc.), and becoming the youngest cable TV executive to be elected to the Cable TV Pioneers organization. He is regularly recruited to serve as an advisor to emerging and established telecommunications and networking companies.
Francis McInerney is managing director of North River Ventures LLC (NRV), and is responsible for NRV’s web-based video program, FutureCreators, a highly successful business management system. McInerney is a recognized thought-leader in the information technology sector, having spent more than 40 years in that industry. He is the author of six books and investor in several information industry-focused funds.
David Montanaro is an entrepreneurial chief executive officer and angel investor with extensive board-level experience. He is recognized as a leading expert in the telecommunications and data networking industries with extensive knowledge in voice, data, video, and wireless solutions, along with other technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, and analytics. He was a founding investor, chairman, and chief executive officer of USA Datanet, served as chief executive officer for NEC eLuminant, and held executive-level positions with several other global technology concerns.
Marc Viggiano is a noted leader in infrastructure deployment and the engineering of advanced sensor and communication systems. He was chief executive officer of Saab Sensis, where he helped grow the company from a seven-person startup to an enterprise with over 700 employees, resulting in a 40x exit for initial Sensis investors. He is currently the founder and chief executive officer of Niteopark LLC, an engineering and business development consulting firm. Viggiano has more than three decades of experience in the design and development of advanced sensor and communication systems, holding multiple patents.
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