Our Management Team
Voip-Pal’s Management and Advisory Team has expertise in professional management, business development, engineering skills in modern internet and VoIP technologies, software development, networking and marketing. Voip-Pal’s combination of experience gives them an advantage in a developing industry by providing a base of knowledge that is strong in both academic and industry background with technical expertise across multiple disciplines.
Thomas E. Sawyer – Chairman, CEO & Director
Dr. Thomas E. Sawyer is the former Chairman and CEO of NACT Telecommunications, Inc. and former Chief Technology Officer of Global Light Telecommunications, Inc. In addition, Sawyer currently serves as Director of five other companies. Dr. Sawyer brings over forty five years of technical and managerial experience in high-technology industries, government, and university faculties along with in-depth community relations experience at local, state, and federal levels. From 1968 to 1991, Dr. Sawyer served as a senior advisor to four U.S. Presidents: Nixon, Ford, Reagan, and George H. W. Bush. (see website: http://www.tesawyer.net/)
Colin Tucker – Deputy Chairman & Director
Dr. Tucker is the former Director and CEO of Hutchison 3G, and one of the three founding directors of Orange plc, a company that was brought from a startup company in 1991 with a handful of staff to an enterprise with revenues of £3bn p.a. operating in 6 countries by 2000. Orange plc was ultimately sold to France Telecom for $25bn. Dr. Tucker is currently serving as Director of four companies and previously served as Director of five other companies. Dr. Tucker studied Electrical Engineering at Manchester University completing his studies with a Doctorate following research into the optimum techniques for interfacing humans with computer driven displays.
Ed Candy – Director
Professor Ed Candy is the former Technology Director of Hutchison 3G, serving as 3 Group Technology Director for Hutchison 3G from 2000 to 2009, where he was primarily responsible for the technology for the world’s most advanced 3G Networks operating across nine countries. From 1996 to 2000 Ed Candy served as Group Development Director for Simoco and from 1993 to 1996 Ed Candy served as Technology Director for Orange where he contributed significantly to the creation and success of the personal communication network. Ed Candy now acts as a Strategic Technology advisor for the 3 Group and also provides innovation guidance, strategic advice and consultancy services through his own company Strategitel Limited.
Dennis Chang -President & Director
Mr. Chang brings proven entrepreneurial experience in starting and establishing a $100M US computer manufacturing company in the 1980s. In 1988, Mr. Chang was included in the MicroTimes list of the 100 most influential people in the microcomputer industry. Mr. Chang was nominated as a 1989 finalist for “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Ernst & Young.
Websense Systems Inc. - Technical Consulting
Websense Systems Inc. advises and consults on engineering aspects of modern Internet technologies, including voice and video communication, presence awareness, and instant messaging. Websense is made up of a team of PhDs with strong academic and industry background. They have developed some of their own solutions for the internet market such as www.onmeeting.com and www.enflock.com.
Tritek Business Solutions Inc. - Technical Support Team
Voip-Pal has retained the services of Tritek Business Solutions Inc. to provide IT support services to the Company and technical support to our VoIP services to the public. Tritek’s team of technicians have a long history of involvement in the IT Support environment and they have a successful proven track record of results and strong technical expertise across multiple technical disciplines.