Founder / Executive Director
Chief Executive Officer
Client Success & MSSP
Bill has worked for forty years in the information technology industry. His information technology career and expertise has followed the information technology industry through mainframe technology, distributed systems, personal computers, local and wide area networks, personal computers, Internet technologies, mobile devices and cloud computing as well as CTI Global’s specialization with Identity Access Management and IT Governance, Risk and Compliance advisory services.
Bill started his career at Honeywell Information Systems. Subsequently, Bill worked at two successful start-up companies prior to his founding of Commercium Technologies Inc. in 1998. Commercium now trades as CTI Global LLC
Bill grew up in Hoboken, NJ and graduated from Colgate University, BS in Psychology, including studies abroad at Sterling University, Scotland and Queens College, Oxford. Bill received a MBA, Finance, from Fordham University.
Luis Davila has worked with early stage technology companies that have a focus on IP, innovation, and execution. Early in his career he held roles at several start-up organizations, most notably ExactTarget, which was sold to Salesforce.com for $2.5 billion.
In 2010, Luis co-founded Liquid Claims, a data analytic software company that changed the way banks and hedge funds approached the recovery process for class-action (lawsuit) receivables. He grew the organization to 350 clients in less than 3 years and in 2013 the company was sold to an asset management firm. Luis then founded LGD Enterprises, an advisory group that worked with software start ups and cyber security companies.
In 2015, Luis joined Fortinet to support in building out their Global Financial Services group and his experience and relationships have aided CTI Global in building out a vast portfolio of consulting and managed service business.
Luis is a graduate of Bucknell University, where he received a dual degree in economics and business management.
Conor Scolard is the Engineering Director for CTI Global, a position he has held since 2015 and has the role of being CTO for CTI Global.
His remit includes full responsibility for managing and motivating a team of highly-skilled IT and network engineering staff who deliver, support and maintain the company’s ‘as a Service’ offerings. Solution areas include Backup-, Disaster Recovery-, Infrastructure and Network-as-a-Service, cornerstones of the CTI Global business.
Conor is passionate about technology and believes that modular, scalable solutions are the key to unlocking organisational agility and flexibility.
Conor originally joined CTI Global in 2014 as a solutions architect, having deployed some of the country’s largest Citrix and VDI projects over the previous two years with IT services provider, Enterprise Solutions.
With over 14 years’ experience as a technical professional, Conor’s expertise covers the full information technology stack with particular emphasis on desktops, servers, data centres and public cloud.
He held technical positions with BT, Fujitsu Siemens, Bryan S Ryan and Citrix, where he worked on a wide variety of projects from end-user bespoke customer builds to hybrid cloud data centre deployments and robust data backup solutions.
At Bryan S Ryan he was responsible for establishing the company’s Network Operations Centre with level one and two support.
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Sean Corkery, Chairman is an IT and Telecoms veteran with more than 37 years of experience in the industry. In addition to his role in CTI Global, Mr. Corkery is also Chairman of Actavo, a leading infrastructure and utility support services company and Hibernia College(post graduate teacher training). He is a non executive Board member with Digicel (telecommunications) and Nualtra (medical nutrition). His career includes numerous senior positions in Dell Inc including Vice President, Global Supply Chain Operations ,Chief Operations Officer at Esat Telecom , Vice President of Global Operations at AST Computer/Samsung, and, director of Pacific Region Operations at Apple. He was a member of the Information Society Commission of Ireland(1996-99), an independent advisory body to the Government, reporting directly to the Taoiseach (PM). Mr. Corkery was a Director of Seabrook Research (software). He graduated from UCC BA (Econ), and certified in Leadership(Insead) and Finance (UT Dallas).
Peter has been with CTI Global since 2012 and as customer services director is responsible for the smooth running of the NOC/helpdesk operations and managed ICT support.
Peter is dedicated to the pursuit of operational excellence and continually seeks to improve the company’s customer responsiveness through innovation in technical support.
With over 10 years’ experience in the ICT sector, Peter’s skills include IT solutions architecture and support with a focus on Microsoft, compute, infrastructure, network and cloud technologies.
As a highly-accredited technical professional, Peter has several industry certifications from Cisco, Microsoft, VMware and ShoreTel/Mitel.
John joined CTI Global in 2015 and is responsible for pre-sales, contracting, service delivery as well as managing key accounts. John is a results-driven professional with strong commercial and customer service focus.
John has extensive hands-on experience in service delivery, consultancy, general management, business development, product development, project management and pre-sales engineering. His wealth of experience was amassed during a 26-year career in the ICT industry, both in Ireland and in the Caribbean. The last 17 years of that time have been spent in senior management roles.
John’s unique blend of technical and business expertise lends itself to developing business strategies, as well as positioning cutting-edge technologies for market introduction.
Mark Donnellan joined CTI Global in 2016 and is responsible for driving sales across the company’s key markets of Ireland, UK and the Caribbean.
In that role, Mark works closely with the company’s clients particularly in the finance, insurance and professional services sectors. Mark also nurtures CTI’s strategic alliances and leverages the power of those relationships to drive commercial activity and success.
He draws on an excellent record of accomplishment in motivating high-performing teams, strategic negotiation and cultivating lasting relationships with business leaders across the globe.
Prior to CTI Global, Mark worked with IT services provider MJ Flood Technology for almost five years, where, as business development manager, he successfully landed major multi-million euro contracts with education, logistics and public sector clients.
Mark also spent six years at Business & Scientific Services, which subsequently became CDW. As sales director, he led a business development team who had particular success selling security, LAN/Wi-Fi switching and app performance monitoring services to the public sector. Mark’s time with the company also marked his move into the sales and management sphere.
Prior to 2006, Mark worked in variety of technical roles, primarily in network engineering. He held technical positions with the National Lottery, Juniper and Berlitz where he was responsible for deploying managed IP networks for many multi-national and indigenous businesses.
Mark is a native of Dublin and a graduate of University College Dublin and the Michael Smurfit Business School. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science and an MSc in Business Leadership and Management Practice.
Gerry Molloy joined CTI Global as finance director in 2012. He leads the company’s finance function and has overall responsibility for the financial, legal, and administrative areas of the business.
With a long career spanning almost 30 years, Gerry has built extensive experience and expertise operating at a senior level in international firms in the software, publishing, printing and supply chain industries.
During this time, his remit included operational oversight, supplier relationship management, investment appraisal, securing finance (including venture capital) and building relationships with financial institutions. He has extensive experience of productivity improvement, information and communications management and cost control.
Gerry spent the first six years of his career with Ernst & Young where he gained broad-based accounting experience servicing a broad range of clients, both publicly listed and privately held.
Gerry is a member of the Irish Institute of Chartered Accountants and holds an economics degree from University College Dublin, Ireland.
Steve MacNicholas joined CTI Global in 2016 as CEO for Ireland, UK and Caribbean markets. He leads a focused team of business and IT professionals and is responsible for driving sales and service-based technical innovation for the company’s clients.
Steve is passionate about the transformative power of technology to help customers build competitive advantage and he ensures the company’s resources are geared towards commercial flexibility and service excellence.
From 2011 to 2015, Steve led Vodafone’s enterprise fixed business unit in Ireland, successfully completing and integrating several acquisitions including high profile organisations such as Cable and Wireless and Complete Networks.
Steve had been the co-founder and managing director of Interfusion Networks, Ireland’s first Virtual Network Telecoms Operator, when it too was acquired by Vodafone in 2011. He had a profound impact on Interfusion’s growth trajectory since its establishment in 2000.
During a career spanning over 20 years, Steve has held a variety of other roles including pre-sales engineering, business development and sales management before being appointed to his first leadership role in 2008.
Steve is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin and holds a BSc (Hons) Business and Information Technology and a Hons Dip in Electrical Engineering.
Ted Balfour is a seasoned leader with more than 16 years in the Identity Management space and has broad experience in providing security management middleware solutions and system support in complex enterprise environments in various verticals. In his role at CTI Global, Ted’s responsibilities include Business Development, Partner Relationships, and Delivery oversight.
Ted worked previously at SDG, where he was Global Leader for Identity & Access Governance and was responsible for the management, leadership, and development of a staff of 250 IDM professionals supporting Advisory, Professional Services, and Managed Services. Prior to SDG, Ted was the Global Lead for Identity & Access Management Services with Ernst & Young. In this role, he was responsible for the management, leadership, and development of a global staff of Team Leads, L3, and engineering technical staff that design, build, and managed the internal and client facing EY Identity and Access Management Infrastructure. He started at EY in 2012 as the Solutions Delivery lead for all Identity and Access Management technology as part of the Enterprise Security Program.
Peter Beck has spent the last 35 years working for leading computer software product and professional services providers. His experience ranges from professional service group leadership to advanced software engineering. During the past 15 years, Peter’s focus has been on IT security, more specifically Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions. He joined CTI in 2006 and currently heads up its NA Professional Services Organization (PSO). Under his leadership, the PSO group has tripled in staff size and revenue based on winning and growing business with large commercial clients.
Previously, Peter worked for Control Data Systems, Isocor and Critical Path, all successful pioneers in IAM software solutions. His roles included technical consulting, project management and practice leadership during a time period in which IAM technologies and open standards such as X.500, LDAP and SAML emerged and matured into importance for large organizations.
Earlier in his career, Peter worked as a computer programmer/analyst for DSA Inc. (www.dsainc.com), a company which provides very high-end security consulting and engineering services to the US Government and large systems integrators. During that time, Peter had the opportunity to work in Europe, Latin America and the Middle East via long-term overseas assignment to Siemens. Mr. Beck holds a Bachelor degree in Communications from Rowan University.
Steve O’Brien was an original Founding Director of Business Recovery Services IRE Ltd. (the forerunner of CTI Global) in September 2000. Since inception, he engineered a number of acquisitions that have been instrumental in scaling the original Dublin based Disaster Recovery operation into a multi-service IT Managed Service Provider (MSP) and along with his brother Bill an Enterprise-centric Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP). Steve received his undergraduate degree (B.A.) from Bucknell University and graduate degree (M.B.A.) from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. Enterprise-centric.