CEO and President
Global vision and diversification started at early age for Stanley; living in three major continents before the age of 18 has given him a unique insight into inclusion leadership and global strategy development. He began his career as a humble cable puller and from that perspective, was able to see the entire spectrum of end-to-end business processes in managing information technologies, from the trenches up through broad IT management responsibilities. It has served to inform his view of customer service being the most important attribute of a professional service IT consulting firm.
Progressing through a variety of large companies and a host of technical certifications as an engineer and consultant before founding Netswitch, Stanley never lost sight of the importance of interpersonal relationships and service. Stanley has consistently placed client satisfaction above profitability and the result is an enormously successful IT consulting firm that enjoys long-term relationships with most of its clients, both in the US and abroad. Netswitch as a company reflects Stanley’s personal attributes and client service philosophy. It is the reason why Netswitch consistently ranks among the leaders in global Managed Service and Cloud Service Providers.
Stanley earned his Masters of Science degree in Telecommunications Management from Golden Gate University and his Bachelor’s degree in Finance & Real Estate, from San Francisco State University.
Chief Operating Officer, Chief Security Officer
After college, Steve turned down an offer to be a copy-writer on the Hoover Vacuum account for Hoefer-Dieterich and Brown to pursue a career in IT, but never lost sight of the future impact of consumerization on Information Technology. Steve subsequently logged over 30 years of computer industry experience in data security, software engineering, product development and professional services. Steve also has extensive market experience in Information and Cyber Security Management, Contextual Search, Digital Media, Business Intelligence, Content Management, eCommerce, and Data Science.
Steve has managed product development with UNIX, Windows and Java platforms, founded four software and services startups and raised $42m in venture capital. Steve has held a variety of executive management positions in engineering, product development, sales, and marketing for ConnectandSell, Whittman-Hart, marchFIRST, the Cambridge Systems Group, Memorex, Health Application Systems, Endymion Systems, Blackhawk Systems Group and IBM.
As a co-founder of the Cambridge Systems Group, Steve brought ACF2 to market, which would become the leading Enterprise Data Security product for IBM mainframe computers. As a direct result, Steve is known as the Godfather of Information Security. Steve has been issued multiple engineering patents encompassing contextual semantic search technologies, web-enabled multimedia audio transfers, imaging capture and database smart query processing.
He has also led digital marketing engagements for Abercrombie & Fitch, Tommy Bahama, REI, Harley Davidson and wrote a best-selling business book on Retail Web Marketing.
Steve majored in Mathematical Probability and Statistics as an undergrad at the University of California at Berkeley and studied Social Justice Law at the Santa Clara University School of Law.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Marty Berkowitz is a senior financial executive with experience spanning, private sector, public sector, non-profit and startups. Known for his impeccable integrity and results orientation, Marty was the controller of Prudential, one of the largest financial institutions in the world, before lending his expertise to a range of other highly successful initiatives.
Marty spent much of his private sector career with Prudential Financial, where he played an integral role in planning and executing the Company’s demutualization and the accompanying IPO. In the public sector, he served as the CFO of the fourth largest public school district in the country, responsible for a $6 billion annual budget. Along with considerable management expertise associated with leading large teams, Marty has also successfully managed operations and systems restructuring, including IT.
He has served on the Boards of Directors of two public companies, serving as non-executive Chairman of one and on the Audit and Compensation Committees of both. He also Chairs the Audit Committee of a major 501c3 that employs severely disabled and visually impaired individuals to manufacture supplies for the U.S military.
In addition, Marty was the CFO and a founding team member along with Stanley and Steve of iPeopleFINANCE, an early leader in the crowd-funded lending space.
Marty earned his BBS in Accounting from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and his MBA in Taxation from the Peter J. Tobin College of Business at St. John’s University in New York. In addition, Marty completed graduate studies at Michigan, Stanford and Harvard Universities in Information Systems and Financial Management.
VP Global Cyber Security Sales and Network Services
Denise has over 20 years of experience running successful sales, marketing, customer service, and operations divisions for leading companies throughout the US. She re-joins Netswitch as the VP of Global Sales, Network Security Services from Stellium where she was VP of Professional Services managing a team of 4 sales professionals providing Management Consulting and Business Technology services in the areas of Supply Chain, Analytics, Decision Sciences, Financial Planning and Transformation an SAP Technology and Operations.
Prior to Stellium, Denise was Vice President of Business Development for Netswitch where she specialized in IT Security Consulting in Network Infrastructure, Desktop Support, Network Security, and SAP Implementation. Denise also ran Western sales for ProV International, a global IT Services firm and worked in business development with Steve at the San Francisco Branch of Whittman-Hart, a two billion dollar IT consulting company that Fortune named the fastest growing IT Services firm in the US. Denise is skilled in developing cost-effective IT solutions in the areas of Cyber-security, eCommerce, CRM, SAP, ECM, Data Warehousing, Network Infrastructure, Mobile Applications and Web Development.
Denise pursued her BS in Business Management and Information Technology at Washington State University – College of Business and Economics.
Marci Bracco Cain
Director, Corporate Communications
Marci Bracco Cain is responsible for all corporate communications and public relations programs. Marci has a deep background in building and creating consumer and technology brands and has expanded her clients’ market awareness through brand development, public relations campaigns and innovative marketing programs.
For the past 20 years Marci has been successfully serving clients in such diverse industries as: agriculture, art, food and wine, health care, legal, nonprofit, professional services, real estate, retail, technology, tourism and hospitality.
Marci’s consumer PR clients have included Sheraton, Loews, The Beverly Hills Hotel, Hilton, and many Hyatt properties. In addition, Marci has managed communication programs for the Museum of Art & History @ the McPherson Center, the National Steinbeck Center, the Natividad Medical Foundation, the Tehama and Monterra Real Estate Developments, Scheid Vineyards and the Occasio Winery in her native Monterey County. National accounts have included Boston Market, Infiniti and Beverages & More.
Marci earned her BA in Journalism and Public Relations at Cal State, Long Beach.
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