Our Board’s composition today is a strong, balanced blend of skills and experience, allowing it to offer guidance in core areas important to CoreDial, LLC.
Alan sets strategic direction for the company, and works closely with the board and management team to fulfill on the team’s commitment to its “hedgehog strategy.” Alan organized the spin-off and formation of CoreDial, and joined the company as CEO in 2005. He has been instrumental in establishing the company as one of the leading services delivery platforms for private label cloud communications. Under Alan’s leadership, the company has experienced tremendous revenue and channel partner growth, as well as industry leading sales and operational key metrics. Alan has been a successful entrepreneur in the Philadelphia region since 1995, and has a deep background in guiding software and service companies to critical mass and profitability. He is a graduate of Drexel University.
Mel is president of Basecamp Business; a managing partner at BaseCamp Ventures an early stage venture fund; and a partner of Grapevine Development a smart-growth, NJ based real estate development firm. Operating and investing in successful product and service-based companies has given him a broad and seasoned perspective of business. From the start-up of Bluestone in 1989, through its IPO in 1999, and the eventual sale to Hewlett Packard in 2001 for over $350M, Mel has demonstrated an ability to recognize business opportunities, attract capital and talented employees, and profitability exit an information technology company investment.
William (“Bill”) is a technically accomplished senior-level engineer with over 27 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. He has extensive experience in the design and engineering of high availability fault tolerant voice and data networks, network security, and forensics. Bill’s skill sets include a deep technical understanding of the Internet including core infrastructures and related technologies. He has a passion for technology and a proven track record.
Doug is a seasoned director, investor and serial entrepreneur who has helped drive growth companies in a wide variety of application and infrastructure software, and business services markets. During a successful decade in venture capital at Edison Venture Fund, Apax Partners and TL Ventures, Doug was active on the Boards of Directors of more than two dozen technology companies where the central business challenge was growth acceleration. He provided strategic and operational guidance, with emphasis on achieving scale in sales and marketing with capital efficient business models and go-to-market strategies. His background in operational leadership spans product marketing, business development and corporate finance. His contribution helped these companies scale within and beyond their niches, create jobs and ultimately build wealth for the employees, founders and investors. Doug has engineering degrees from Cornell University and Rensselaer Polytechnic and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
David is a Partner with LLR Partners, a software and tech-enabled services private equity firm with over $2 billion under management. David leads the software and IT services practice for LLR and supports a number of growth technology businesses in strategic planning, M&A, sales and marketing and talent development. David previously worked in accounting and consulting at Andersen and holds a B.S. in Business and Economics from Lehigh University, where he graduated with honors.