Vidtel’s management team has deep expertise in video communications, video conferencing service, VoIP innovation and telephony.
We have an extensive track record of bringing innovative ideas to life in the telecom and VoIP industries and we’re hiring!
|Scott Wharton, Chief Executive Officer|
|Daniel Goepp, Chief Technology Officer|
|Alex Doyle, Vice President of Marketing|
|J D Vaughn, Vice President of Sales|
Scott Wharton, founder and CEO of Vidtel, Inc. has been recognized as a leader in the VoIP and video industry for nearly two decades.
From 1999 to early 2008, he was the VP of Marketing at BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT), the leading developer and marketer of VoIP application servers, which also handle video IP calling. Scott made significant and enduring contributions leading to: the dominance of the BroadSoft brand in the voice application space, the company’s acquisition of 9 of the world’s 10 largest telecom service providers as customers, and the expansion of the company’s presence in over 60 countries. Scott also defined a new product category for the telecom industry, a next-generation applications layer, establishing BroadSoft’s global leadership in the VoIP applications market.
In 2003, Scott was honored with the Frost & Sullivan IP Telephony Executive of the Year Award. It is presented each year to the individual who has excelled in developing and executing a business strategy allowing his or her company to gain market leadership. Scott has also been recognized as a “Top 100 Voice” in the IP Communications Industry by Internet Telephony magazine.
Prior to BroadSoft, Scott was Vice President of Marketing at VocalTec Communications (NASDAQ: CALL), the pioneer and a leading developer of VoIP software solutions. From 1995 to 1999, Scott spearheaded numerous groundbreaking initiatives, including the development of the first commercial VoIP product and the creation of the VoIP service provider industry. Scott holds
an MBA from Yale University.
Vidtel’s CTO, Daniel Goepp, has over 15 years of systems architecture, design, development and integration experience. He has been a technical executive for the last 10 years in the telecommunications sector.
From 2004-2007, Daniel was at BroadVoice, a nationwide Internet Telephony Service Provider (ITSP). BroadVoice is the leading provider of high quality, feature-rich broadband phone services to consumers and small-to-medium businesses. As BroadVoice CTO, Daniel deployed a consumer VoIP and video VoIP network and launched a device interoperability program.
At an IP communications-focused consulting company, Daniel served as the Practice Director of Systems Development, assisting telecommunications carriers on core network, access solutions, engineering user experience, OSS/BSS, VoIP and BroadSoft technologies.
For more than a decade, Daniel has been developing and overseeing IT and networking functions for a software development company (2003-2004), a competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) (2001-2003), two nationwide telecommunications providers (1999-2001) and an Internet Service Provider (1998). Daniel designed and managed the creation of web-based tracking systems for a nationwide department of commercial sales, as well as developed advanced system automation and integration, including mobile services. He was also responsible for custom provision interfaces and the build out of new IT facilities.
As Vice President of Marketing, Alex Doyle is responsible for product marketing, product management, corporate marketing, and field marketing support for Vidtel’s worldwide partner community.
Alex brings over 20 years of experience in telecommunications and internet technology management, with leadership roles in marketing, product management, and engineering. Prior to Vidtel, Alex led worldwide service provider marketing for Polycom. Alex was also a part of the founding team at BroadSoft, where he held leadership roles in Engineering, Product Management, and Marketing. At BroadSoft, Alex was instrumental in the development of the world’s leading VoIP applications platform, and the creator of BroadSoft’s worldwide go-to-market support program.
Alex began his career at Nortel, where he was responsible for product development for Nortel’s mobile switching system solutions. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a MBA from Johns Hopkins University.
JD Vaughn has been a videoconferencing industry leader for over twenty years with leadership roles as Vice President of Sales at Polycom and General Manager at Radvision. As Vice President of Sales, and Director of OEM Accounts, he also helped establish Accord Networks and VideoServer as market leaders in the videoconferencing infrastructure space as well. He is also a published author, writer, industry analyst and was Principal and Founder of JD Vaughn Consulting. He chairs the Advisory Board of for the Visual Communications Industry Group (VCI-Group), and is a regular contributing writer and editor forTeleSpan, a leading trade publication for the conferencing industry.
Educated at California Polytechnic State University and Pepperdine, Mr. Vaughn captured significant management experience working as a business consultant with Eli Lilly, General Mills, Ralston Purina, Kraft Foods, Safeway, MCI and AT&T. He is an industry veteran known for building and ramping up channels of distribution while also accelerating business development by engaging strategic partners.