Harry Ruda, CEO
Harry is a high-tech serial entrepreneur whose career spans over 35 years in the areas of IT, software and telecommunications. He has founded and/or served as CEO of 5 high tech startups, raising over $100 Million from venture capitalists, angel networks and corporate strategic investors while returning well in excess of $400 million.
Prior to Wing Power Energy, Harry was the CEO of Desktone, a cloud based virtual desktop company; Softricity, an application virtualization company; ITS, video access for interactive TV; Glyph Systems, an internationalized software company; and Founder and VP of Sales for Network Switching Systems, a voice/data communication switch company.
Harry holds an MBA from Boston College, a Master of Science in Operations Research from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and a Bachelor of Science in Management Science from RPI.
Harry was named 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year by the Lally School of Management and Technology at RPI.
Arlene Greene, VP of Product Management
Arlene has more than 30 years experience conceptualizing, launching and building startup companies.
Prior to Wing Power Energy, Arlene was co-founder and Executive Vice President of Corporate Development for Acceller, Inc., an internet-based digital lifestyle services company. Prior to that, she was co-founder and Senior Vice President of Business Development for PrimeStreet Corporation, a venture backed internet technology services provider for the financial industry. She previously held significant technology and leadership positions during a 12 year tenure at Lotus Development Corporation, and was also Vice President of Technical Services at Strategic Information/Ziff Davis, and Group Manager of the Analytics Database Programming Group at Financial Times/Interactive Data Corporation.
Arlene holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Massachusetts and also holds a Massachusetts Certification in Secondary Education. She has also completed an Executive Management Program from Harvard Business School.
Bob Tomasi, VP of Operations
Bob has over 20 years of broad senior operational management experience across customer service, operations, IT, sales, and marketing.
Prior to Wing Power Energy, Bob was Executive VP of Operations and Engineering at New Edge Networks. For the previous 5 years, Bob had several board roles and held Interim SVP of Operations roles at Softricity, an application virtualization company; CardioNow, a healthcare technology provider; and fusionOne, a provider of network and device synchronization products. Prior to that he held a number of SVP Operations positions with Internet and Telecommunications companies. He began his career at British Telecom.
Bob holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Systems, from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Stephen Rambeau, VP of Engineering
Stephen has 25 years experience in Engineering and Civil Design.
Prior to Wing Power Energy, Stephen was Director of Engineering for TowerCo. Prior to that, he was Engineering Manager for TowerCo. Before that, he was a Senior Civil Design Engineer for C E Group, Inc. His experience includes Operations Manager of Engineering Services and Site Design Manager for SpectraSite Communications, and he has held a variety of design and CAD positions at several engineering firms.
Stephen studied Civil and Electrical Engineering at North Carolina State University.
Sue Madden Moore, VP of Marketing
Sue has more than 30 years experience in sales, marketing and business development.
Prior to Wing Power Energy, Sue was the President and CEO of Executive Consulting Services (ECS), a firm she founded in 1998. During those years she provided strategic outsourced marketing services for a wide array of emerging and high growth companies in the technology sector. Prior to ECS, Sue was the Director of Executive Operations for Lotus Development Corporation, managing cross functional, executive-level business operations as Chief of Staff for the office of the CEO. She began her career at IBM Corporation.
Sue holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Science from the University of Rhode Island.
Laurie Laney, Director, North American Sales
Laurie has more than 26 years diverse industry experience representing tower companies, wireless service providers and equipment vendors.
Prior to Wing Power Energy, Laurie was a Director at Lyle Co., a solutions partner in the tower and wireless industry. Prior to that, she was an Account Manager for American Tower Company, a leading provider of wireless and broadcast towers. She also held strategic sales roles at Phillips Consumer Communications (formerly Lucent), Lucent Technologies/AT&T, NEC/NMI Corporation, and McCaw Communications.
Laurie holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing, as well as a California Real Estate license from CSU Sacramento.
Tony Pretorius, General Manager, International
Tony has more than 30 years of strategic, operational and executive management experience.
Prior to Wing Power Energy, Tony was the CEO of Emerging Markets Energy Services Company (EMESCO), and CTO of Helios Towers Africa. Tony was instrumental in starting up Helios Towers Nigeria and Helios Towers Africa and also has experience running tower companies in South East Asia.
Tony has a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.