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iPass executive biographies

The diverse and experience management team at iPass directs and executes the company’s market strategies, technical initiatives and fast-paced growth.

Evan L. Kaplan, President and Chief Executive Officer

photoEvan L. Kaplan is president and chief executive officer of iPass Inc. Kaplan was brought in by the board of directors in late 2008 to lead iPass through a turn-around. Kaplan has been tasked with transforming the company and reinventing its product lines to take advantage of the growth of Wi-Fi. Read more.

Karen Willem, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Karen Willem, SFP and CTOKaren Willem is senior vice president and chief financial officer of iPass. Ms. Willem is a veteran of the technology industry, with more than 25 years of experience in finance, sales, and general management. Before joining iPass, Ms. Willem was CFO of Xsigo Systems (which was acquired by Oracle), a leading provider of network virtualization technology. Read more.

Barbara Nelson, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

photoBarbara Nelson is senior vice president and chief technology officer for iPass and an industry visionary and pioneer in voice, data, mobile communications and international communications standards. Read more.

Christophe Culine, Senior Vice-President and General Manager, iPass Enterprise

photoChristophe Culine is senior vice president and general manager, iPass Enterprise. He oversees the global enterprise sales teams at iPass. He brings two decades of experience in global sales and business development, with a track record for recruiting, building and leading high-performing global sales teams to drive revenue growth. Read more.

Steve Livingston, Senior Vice President of Open Mobile Exchange

photoSteve Livingston is senior vice president of Open Mobile Exchange at iPass and leads sales and marketing for the company’s service provider business. Read more.

June Bower, Chief Marketing Officer

photoJune Bower is Chief Marketing Officer of iPass, responsible for integrated and product marketing. She brings more than 25 years of strategic marketing experience in creating next generation offerings with a strong consumer focus. Read more.

Rene Hendrikse, Vice President of Worldwide Sales

photoRene Hendrikse is Vice President Worldwide Sales at iPass, leading the iPass Enterprise business. He is responsible for the iPass Enterprise revenue which is generated by both direct and indirect sales channels. He has been with iPass since 2004 where he started as a Sales Director. Just prior to being promoted, he was Vice President of Sales for the EMEA region. Read more.

Marcio Avillez, Vice President of Network Services

photoAs vice president of network services, Marcio Avillez leads one of the world’s largest commercial-grade Wi-Fi networks with 15 million Wi-Fi venues. He is responsible for managing relationships globally with Wi-Fi operators, mobile carriers and fixed line operators whose services iPass bundles in with its managed mobility solutions. He also leads the iPass Open Mobile Exchange product team, focused on creating solutions for service providers worldwide. Read more.