Leadership

​We are a team of experienced engineers with a deep understanding of Wi-Fi, networks and Cloud

Bernard Herscovici

CEO

Bernard Herscovici is the founder and CEO of NetExperience, a company which provides industry’s first end to end software platform to control, manage and automate disaggregated Wi-Fi networks compatible with Telecom Infra Project’s Open Wi-Fi architecture. Bernard has started and led as CEO several companies in the Wi-Fi industry, including BelAir Networks and KodaCloud and held executive positions in various companies such as Ericsson, Breezecom and Newbridge Networks. Bernard authored several patents in the wireless space. He has an MBA from University of Ottawa and a Master of Applied Science (Wireless) from University of Toronto.

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Marcel Chenier

CTO

Marcel Chenier is CTO and co-founder of NetExperience where he brings three decades of technology leadership experience in the field of public and enterprise wireline, wireless and cloud networking. In his role, he is responsible for technology direction and ensuring product feedback from Net Experience’s Service Provider customers.

Prior to NetExperience, Marcel took the role of CTO and VP of Engineering for KodaCloud building a Cloud Network control solution for MSP WLAN networks. Previous to KodaCloud, Marcel lead product architecture for the WLAN portfolio and Small Cell Plug&Play Solutions at Ericsson. Prior to Ericsson, Marcel was Vice -President of engineering at BelAir Networks, a WLAN carrier-class small-cell equipment provided which was acquired by Ericsson. Prior to BelAir, Marcel was head of engineering at Zhone Technologies Canada from early company stage to IPO responsible for voice and video packet products. As VP of R&D for Premisys, a smart DLC equipment provider, Marcel was part of the leadership team that lead the acquisition by Zhone. Marcel started his career with Nortel Networks working on silicon, hardware and software research and development and as an R&D Executive for the Signaling System Product Line. Marcel is a co-inventor on several patents in the area of wireless networking architecture.

Marcel holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Ottawa. He was a member of the Intel Technical Advisory board from 2011 to 2014.

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Yong Chen

VP Development

Yong graduated from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology and started his career as a software developer, including roles at Loran Technologies and Zhone. He has held several management roles at BelAir Networks, Ericsson and Amdocs. Yong manages the cloud and access point software teams for NetExperience.

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Huw Rees

VP Sales and Business Development

Previously, VP sales at KodaCloud and prior to that, held senior leadership roles at 8×8, Inc., including VP of business development, VP of sales and marketing and CEO of Centile, Inc., a subsidiary of 8×8. He holds three patents in the cloud PBX and UCaaS technology field. He has a B.Sc. (Hons) from the University of Manchester (England), Institute of Science and Technology in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and has an MBA from the University of LaVerne (USA).

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Susan Robbins Parsons

CFO

Senior executive with extensive practical experience including several CFO roles at International Datacasting Corp., Marport Deep Sea Technologies Inc. and GAL Power Systems. She was also VP Finance at Com Dev Canada, now part of Honeywell. She has a B.A from Western University and an MBA from Dalhousie University.

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Wayne Chu

Director of Customer Success

Wayne is a highly experienced Wi-Fi engineer with a long career including network, systems engineering and support roles at Nortel, Thales and KodaCloud as well as management roles at Aerohive Networks and Extreme Networks. He has a Bachelors of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of British Columbia.

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Dmitry Toptygin

Principal Cloud Engineer

Senior developer with 23 years of experience building large scale software systems. Co-founder of KodaCloud, and worked at Amdocs, Bridgewater Systems, and Bell Communications Research. He has a Master of Science degree in Computer Science, and has co-authored several patents.

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