About our team...
With extensive accomplishments in mature businesses, start-ups and technology, Mr. Peter Langlois (Pete) offers a professional track record combining creativity and vision with business fundamentals and technology know-how. He has worked in a great number of industries and with a broad set of specialties including telecommunications, supply chain, healthcare, privacy and consent, mobile advertising, retail, and financial services.
After over a decade of network planning and design, computer systems and network sales, marketing, and consulting/professional services, Pete became involved with strategic acquisition and led one of the largest telecom network RFPs ever, with over 200 participants creating and scoring that effort over 9 months, and leading directly to a $50B corporate merger.
Later he moved into "green field" (nobody has tried it before) innovation with Sprint’s Emerging Products Group. There he worked using a Deloitte Consulting methodology to create and advance product concepts through development and investment gates, resulting in Sprint’s participation in a successful clinical trial yielding (in cooperation with many) the 2009 GSMA Application of the Year. New product concepts using voice over IP, healthcare applications, and pay-per-use on-demand information services were developed, and three patents have been granted, (eight more are pending) based on this work.
Most recently, he has developed mobile application and telecom services related to marketing, customer targeting, and information analytics (“big data”). This work led him to privacy law and best practices associated with them, and now he holds a CIPP/US (Certified Information Privacy Professional) certification. Pete's achievements required partnership negotiations, market analysis, technical and business requirements development, RFP and bid preparation, cross-functional team coordination, financial modeling, and intellectual property/software licensing and development.
He launched Nova Network in 2013 to help businesses overcome challenges, create and advance their systems and people, and grow revenue and profitablity.
Mr. Adamson has 20 years of identifying and recognizing new business ideas and formulating them in to scalable and successful technology service companies. A serial entrepreneur, he has extensive experience in boot-strapping organizations from an early stage and has scaled them to national operations, and has ultimately fulfilled exit-strategy objectives by selling his companies to both institutional and private equity buyers.
Following extensive technical experience in network planning and design, computer systems and network sales, marketing, and consulting/professional services for AT&T/NCR, Dag founded one of the top web development and design firms in Boston. With his experience with data security, open-systems architecture and legacy systems “surround technology”, his firm created a web-application development niche that was attractive to a global biometrics firm headquartered in Belgium.
After the sale of his software development company, he started what has become one the largest IT asset disposition (ITAD) companies in the U.S. Leveraging his experience in IT, and data security, he develop a services company offering program management, logistics, environmental & data privacy compliance, IT refurbishment and remarketing.
Mr. Adamson has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Worcestor Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from Boston College. He is a national recognized speaker for data privacy and ITAD. He is an expert that has testified for various state and federal legislative initiatives including research performed by the US International Trade Commission.
Ms. Lynne Mulston’s extensive career spans more than 20 years of marketing (product, services and solutions), market research, competitive intelligence, business development, project management, and solution development. She possesses broad industry experience in healthcare, telecommunications (wire-line and wireless), and management consulting. Her specialization is in market development, strategic alliances and partnership development, including formation, governance and joint solution marketing, but her professionalism, enthusiasm, focus, and clarity are an asset to any business team seeking to overcome substantial challenges.
As a former Director of Marketing, Lynne managed an annual marketing budget of more than $2M. Most recently Lynne helps companies identify and deliver value to their customers and their bottom-line through strategic alliances including partner identification, negotiation & formation, governance and joint go-to-market strategy development and execution.
Lynne served 10 years with Nextel and Sprint Nextel in a wide range of roles primarily in business unit start-ups including Sprint E|Solutions; Sprint Advanced Wireless Solutions, and Custom Solutions. She successfully fostered strategic partnerships with software companies, telecom equipment providers and large systems integrators to deliver joint technology solutions.
Lynne holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana State University’s, E.J. Ourso College of Business, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and currently serves on the local chapter lead-team of the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP).
Mr. Brad Goad has garnered significant experience and a sharpened skill set from years of consulting and having successively started five organizations, during which he determined needs, prioritized, and implemented solutions based on solid analysis and sound objectives, always focusing on economic value add.
As a consultant with KPMG, Mr. Goad worked in real estate, communications, media & technology, software, and consumer products. This experience stems from earlier work as a securities trader in banking, and a capital markets analyst. After KPMG, Mr. Goad moved into senior management roles relating to healthcare, telecommunications, corporate finance, and consumer products.
Mobile advertising and application services have been a more recent focus of his 25+ year career. He headed up the origination of a global services company’s US subsidiary. That leadership role emphasized business and operations skills for mobile consumer engagement. These efforts resulted in exclusive national contracts with a US Tier 1 mobile provider, managing an ongoing relationship, and the commercial execution of a complex carrier relationship.
Mr. Goad has established successful business relationships and possesses the proven talent to manage, create consensus, and get results. His strengths are embodied in strong analytical skills, ability to communicate effectively and persuasively, and to apply a wealth of experience from multiple industries and disciplines including: project management, process definition and improvement, reporting, product development, finance, data structure and interpretation, legal, as well as the connection between each of these and the sales, marketing, and PR efforts necessary to drive a company forward.
Mr. Bill Whittington brings an extensive background spanning Fortune 500 and start-up firms in operations, consulting and strategic planning roles. Bill excels in bringing together business needs with technical solutions in internet, telecommunication, and cable industries, having served at Time Warner Cable, Bell Atlantic/Verizon and startups Sunrocket and IMS Intercom and consulted for Comcast, ActiveNetworks and many Federal clients.
As an entrepreneur, Mr. Whittington founded one of the first commercial Internet carriers in the Washington, DC metro market focusing on operations support and business support systems (OSS/BSS). This experience led to his role as the original Director of Customer Care at Bell Atlantic Internet Solutions and Bell Atlantic Data Solutions Group, where subscriber numbers few from zero to over 5 million. Such changes required leadership in building new customer relation management and billing systems and developing a global multi-tier, 24 x 7 support team. Mr. Whittington lead emerging technology and business policies regarding customer usage, bandwidth allocation, CALEA and copyright protection. Following the merger to form Verizon, Bill was instrumental in the planning of the organization of Verizon On Line and Verizon Enterprise Service Group. He managed operations of the of the Verizon Wholesale to internet service providers, the consolidation of disparate billing systems and in the creation of the first online customer care system to provide billing and ordering information to regulated business customers.
Mr. Whittington’s successful consulting practice works with industry segments including real estate, government, and telecommunications/Internet, and includes project management, organization design, process reengineering, vendor relations and contract management roles. He most recently assisted Time Warner Cable in the launch of business class phone and data products and the reorganization of provisioning processes from sales to installation. He is a part time faculty at the University of Maryland University College, working with first year MBA students on team leadership and dynamics.
Mr. Whittington earned a Masters of Business Administration from The University of Maryland and Bachelors of Engineering from University of Illinois. He holds the Professional Management Professional (PMP) certification, with additional certificates in Network and Telecommunications.
Mr. John Daley's career extends over twenty years. Having recently served as a Director of Product Management within an innovation development team, John added to his extensive experience in the development, operations, marketing and management of new products and services. Focused on pragmatic product management, John has successfully delivered real solutions for revenue growth in corporate and start-up environments.
During the product management portion of his career, John successfully launched data and analytics products, API cloud services, local search, mobile applications, location services, consumer VOIP, and numerous national telecom services. He has managed a web development team working with state of the industry telecom APIs, and has managed the interface and testing work required to interoperate with the largest Tier 1 mobile operators, location services and messaging aggregators.
From launching new ventures to enhancing existing products, John brings the skills and experience to lead internal and external teams, negotiate contracts, and manage budgets. John has been an active contributor in corporations that use data analytics and advanced market segmentation strategies to drive consumer awareness, and conversion. His hands-on web 2.0 experience bridges the worlds of Internet commerce and wireless telecommunications.
Before joining NOVA Network, John worked as a product leader at Neustar, SunRocket, and MCI.
Mr. Stephan Termaat has held a number of senior roles in an extensive career spanning over 20 years in telecommunications and associated industries. He has worked in large multi-national corporations as well as private-equity funded entities both domestically and internationally where he focused on strategic, operational, and financial roles. He excels in business financial models, and in executing the business and technology relationships essential to driving a business forward.
Stephan most recently was President and Managing Director for the General Motors Onstar Middle East division. Based in Dubai, he executed the development, launch and management of Onstar's in-vehicle telematics platform across the 6 countries involved with the Gulf Cooperation Council.
Before Onstar, Stephan consulted for Revol Wireless, a prepaid wireless carrier in the Midwest region of the United States. Reporting to the CEO as Vice President of Strategy, he was responsible for developing the long-term strategic business direction, creating annual budgets, developing market pricing, and managing the customer service and retention department. In addition, he served as interim CFO for six months.
Stephan earlier served as Vice President of Strategic Planning and Analysis for Current Group, an early-phase start-up offering broadband service over power line as well as Smart Grid technology for utilities. He built the long-term business plan utilized for investment valuation and drove financial m odeling and negotiations for domestic and prospective customers and partners in the United States, Europe and Latin America.
Previously, he held positions at Sprint Nextel, Pacific Bell Communications, and BellSouth International in roles in corporate development, financial planning & analysis, strategy, and marketing.
Mr. Termaat earned a BSBA from Boston University with concentrations in finance and international management and an MBA from John F. Kennedy University in California. He is originally from Brazil and is fluent in English and Portuguese and conversational in German and Spanish.