High-tech Telecom, Wireless, IT, Cloud, Intellectual Property Consultancy in the heart of Wall Street

Leadership and Key Staff

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Our people are the key to our and your success.

Our people are the key to our and your success. Together these Senior Professionals with our Project Managers, Subject Matter Experts, design specialists and support personnel bring the necessary skill and experience to solve our clients’ challenges and deliver projects on–time and within budget.

 

Leadership

 

Benedict Occhiogrosso

President

Mr. Occhiogrosso is a Co-Founder of DVI Communications.  He is a graduate of New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering.  Mr. Occhiogrosso’s experience encompasses a diverse suite of technical and managerial disciplines including sales, marketing, business development, team formation, systems development, program management, procurement and contract administration budgeting, scheduling, QA, technology operational and strategic planning. As both an executive and technologist, Mr. Occhiogrosso enjoys working and managing multiple client engagements as well as setting corporate objectives.  Mr. Occhiogrosso is responsible for new business development, company strategy, as well program management.  Mr. Occhiogrosso also on occasion served as a testifying expert witness in various cases encompassing patent infringement, and other legal matters.  Technical Specialties include but are not limited to: Voice Networks: (IP-) PBX, ACD, VOIP, CTI, Voice Processing, Switching; Data Networks: LAN, WAN, Internet, Ethernet, DWDM; Video Networks: Broadcast, Distribution, Conferencing and Multimedia; Wireless Networks: LMR, Microwave, Cellular, Satellite, LMR UHF/VHF, Wi-Fi; and security. Mr. Occhiogrosso also has supported Disaster Recovery, BCP, and Outsourcing undertakings, and Network Optimization audits. Mr. Occhiogrosso has published dozens of trade press articles over the years.

    Daniel Minoli

    Principal Consultant

    Mr. Minoli is a world-renowned researcher who has published 60 technical books, 300 papers, and made 85 conference presentations. He has many years of technical-hands-on and managerial experience in planning, designing, deploying, and operating secure IP/IPv6-, VoIP, telecom-, wireless-, satellite- and video networks for global Best-In-Class carriers and financial companies.  Previous roles in the past two decades have included Chief Technology Officer at Secure Enterprise Systems Engineering a technology assessment and enterprise cybersecurity firm he launched in the recent past; General Manager and Director of Ground Systems Engineering at SES, the world’s second largest satellite services provider; Director of Network Architecture at Capital One Financial, Chief Technology Officer at InfoPort Communication Group, and Vice President of Packet Services at Teleport Communications Group (TCG) (eventually acquired by AT&T.) Over the years Mr. Minoli’s has published and lectured extensively in the area of network security, satellite systems, wireless networks, IP/IPv6/Metro Ethernet, video/IPTV/multimedia, VoIP, M2M/Internet Of Things, IT/Enterprise Architecture, and network/Internet architecture and services. Mr. Minoli has taught IT and Telecommunications courses at NYU, Stevens Institute of Technology as well as local colleges and universities.  He has appeared in industry conferences as well a radio and TV technology programs.

      Andrzej Koltun

      Director Network Architecture and Senior Program Manager

      As DVI’s Director of Network & Systems Architecture, Mr. Koltun has technical responsibility for many of DVI’s projects, including aspects of: strategic planning, network and system design, and network implementation management.  Mr. Koltun is a Senior level network architect and experienced technical project manager.  He has designed and deployed large-scale Networks for over thirty –five (35) years supporting multiple missions –critical applications including Financial services, security and telemetry.  Mr. Koltun possesses an extensive background in real-time video surveillance applications using IP including new builds, migration from legacy analog infrastructure and hybrid analog / IP infrastructure Mr. Koltun has extensive experience with multi-tier and multi-vendor network architecture, process reengineering, network and systems contingency planning, data center design, information security, on-line transaction processing, messaging middleware, object-oriented design, and distributed database technology.  He is also fully versed and experienced with multi-layer networks entailing multiple tiers of network switches and routers.  A recognized expert in Network Design and Architecture, Mr. Koltun has also taught various courses at both Columbia University and Touro College.

      Luis Bieyro

      Senior Project Manager & Relocation Practice

      Mr. Bieyro a Technology Infrastructure and Physical Security Specialist and has also served as a Project Manager, Telecommunications, Security and AV Design Consultant, Design Analyst and Estimator over the course of his 30+ year career.  Mr. Bieyro is experienced in the design, engineering and implementation management of Technology infrastructure including distribution cabling (inside and outside plant), design of data centers, IDF, and MDF rooms as well as digital video surveillance, access control systems and various AV systems for corporate[read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]and institutional clients.  Mr. Bieyro is a BICSI Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD).[/read]

       

      Wen Ning Hsieh, PhD

      Executive Vice-President

      Dr. Hsieh is a Co-founder and EVP of DVI Communications. He holds a PHD in mathematics from MIT.  Dr. Hsieh is responsible for Corporate Finance and Administration as part of day–to–day executive responsibilities.  Dr. Hsieh also exercises a Quality assurance over ongoing DVI projects from budget and schedule perspective to satisfy client objectives. [read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”] He continues to serve as technical reviewer of many DVI client engagements.[/read]

        Eric Berry

        Director, Sales and Marketing

        Eric has over 15 years strategic sales and marketing experience with Telecommunications, Data Centers and Internet technology companies including Equinix, Abovenet and Zayo. He is thoroughly conversant with the gamut of telecom carrier services, co-location, outsourced IT and smart building technologies having provided innovative and scalable solutions to both domestic and global Fortune 100 clients.[read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]

        Eric has a proven track record of increasing revenue across multiple verticals in challenging market segments and developing new business for emerging and disruptive technologies.

        As a key member of DVI Communications leadership team, Eric is tasked with driving DVI Communications sales and revenue growth, as well as developing, monitoring and implementing both traditional and digital marketing strategies . In addition, he contributes to the development of external partnerships as well as strategic planning. Eric is a graduate of Middlebury College.[/read]


             

          Senior Project Managers and Practice-Heads

           

          Ms. Raisa Tubman

          Senior Project Manager

          Ms. Tubman is an expert in technology infrastructure and telecommunications distribution systems with over 25 years of industry experience. She specializes in the design, procurement and implementation of complex network infrastructure. Ms. Tubman has hands-on experience with infrastructure and cabling systems for Data Centers and Command Centers and Communication Rooms including cable tray, power, cooling, room layouts, access flooring, lighting and furnishings; Backbone Cabling Systems[read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”] (twisted pair, Fiber Optic [SMFO/MMFO] and Coax]); Carrier Service Entry Facilities; Outside Cable plant (Buried trench, Duct bank, Aerial runs); and Cable Management Systems. Over the course of her career, Ms. Tubman has supported numerous clients in the transportation, financial services, media and government sectors. She has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the Lvov Polytechnic Institute, Ukraine. Ms. Tubman has professional associations with the Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI).[/read]

            Anthony G. Trapini

            Senior Project Manager

            Anthony Trapini is a senior level, multi-disciplined, telecommunications design engineer and experienced technology project manager. He has functioned as a core-team design engineer and construction project manager for several large, technically challenging projects throughout the NYC tri-state area. Mr. Trapini has participated as a core team member in the planning, design, MEP coordination and construction project management for over 1,000,000 sq. ft. of data center and/or technology space. [read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]Mr. Trapini has thirty-five (35+) years of experience designing and directing major telecommunications projects including voice/data network design/implementation, F/O infrastructure design (both inside & outside plant) and implementation, commercial A/V systems design & implementation project management, security & Class E (Fire) implementation coordination, data center & technology equipment room layout/design/integration & MEP engineering coordination and data center migration/relocation project management. Previous affiliations included Canon Americas, Bank Of America, Wachovia Bank, Siemens Transportation Systems, and Salomon Brothers among others. Mr. Trapini has a B.S., Electrical & Mechanical Engineering from the Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ[/read]

              Jeff Chang

              IT Systems Practice Head

              Jeff Chang is an IT Systems expert with extensive, in-depth knowledge of servers, LAN/WAN networking, VoIP, IP Video Surveillance, and IT security. He has planned, supported and managed major network/server/system rollouts, upgrades and provides on-going support for a number of DVI clients. Mr. Chang has also deployed, managed, operated and maintained complete IT infrastructure for small and medium DVI clients. He also performed applications software development and telecommunications systems analysis. [read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]Mr. Chang has conducted network traffic and performance studies on both data and voice networks, and has developed telecommunications and database applications. Mr. Chang has also implemented Firewall/VPN (site-to-site hub-and-spoke) for many clients, with link redundancy, multi-homing, traffic load-balancing, and high availability solutions. He also implemented Ethernet three-layered hierarchical switched networks, Wi-Fi networks, Site-to-Site disaster recovery and business continuity backup solution, Symantec Protection Suite Enterprise Edition (on physical appliances and VMware platform), Barracuda Networks products, other security software, and hosted security solutions for SMTP filtering security, web contents security, Anti-Spyware solutions for customers. Mr. Chang received his M.S. degree in Computer Science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.[/read]

                Gregg Gerdau

                Director, Strategic Innovation

                Gregg is a seasoned entrepreneur, high technology executive and management advisor with significant experience in leadership, financial management and innovation development. He has been a member of C-level executive teams responsible for Organizational Development in technology driven companies worldwide. Gregg also founded Matador Advisors, was co-Founder and CEO of MotiveLogic, CIO for Assurz, Founder and CEO of Intelor, Chief Information Officer for Angara, SVP & CIO for Nvest Companies L.P. [read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”](one of the largest publicly traded investment management firms in America); vice president of information technology for Goldman, Sachs & Co. for over a decade. He has also held senior management positions with Computer Horizons Corp, The Reserve Fund, Institutional Investor and Network Analysis Corp. Gregg took his first company, Remember When Sweet Shoppes, public at the age of 23. He is a frequent speaker, writer, mentor, thought-leader and facilitator and serves in numerous public service roles.[/read]


                   

                  Other Staff

                  DVI employs extensive technology- and industry-specific resources to support our broad range of technical initiatives.   [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]