ngena works on the Next Generation Enterprise Networking and focusses on simplifying Secure Connectivity agnostically of cloud, technology and carriers. ngena employs a dedicated team of experts operating across the United States, Europe and Latin America. We operate global networks that reach all corners or the world to securely and cost effectively connect our clients.
As part of our growth model, ngena has relocated its headquarters to the United States in Colorado.
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ngena simply provides companies around the world with highly consistent and secure data connectivity services.
Without the complexity normally accompanying enterprise networking, ngena provides clients with the flexibility and stability of Software-Defined Networks (SDN), independent of underlay or overlay technologies, to provide the right level of connectivity to clients. Turn-key and as a Service.
ngena offers end-to-end managed SDWAN, WiFi and Remote User Access by using state-of-the-art Cloud services, Network and Security Orchestration, ngena dedicated Networking Hubs as well as cloud Virtualization technologies. All ngena services already fully integrates 3rd party technologies like Cisco sd-wan, Meraki, Fortinet, zScaler, Palo Alto, Umbrella, Versa Networks and about 25+ more.
Bundled under a single platform called “.connect”, ngena introduces a unique and integrated user experience for buyers, sellers, administrators and users of the next generation networking available globally.
We believe that diversity and inclusion drive innovation across the globe.
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We are very flexible, whatever the season or reason. That's why we offer our employees flexible working hours.
Global innovative market leading experts shaping ngena on a daily basis
Chairman Advisory Board
Jack led Accenture’s Multi-billion Cloud practice from 2012 to 2019 growing it into the largest and #1 ranked Global System Integrator across cloud consulting and outsourcing capabilities. His responsibilities included strategy, investment, plan, implementation and managed cloud services across IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and BPaaS. He also established Accenture’s cloud ecosystem relationships that included Azure, AWS, Google, ServiceNow, VMWare, Oracle and others.
Chris has spent almost 40 years in the Telecommunications, IT and Technology industries in a very International career. Chris has held both Senior Technical and General Management responsibilities in a Telecoms Equipment Manufacture (Nortel), Fixed Line Carrier (Energis), Wireless Service Provider company (Vodafone), and a User Equipment Manufacturer (RIM).
Luis Alvarez Satorre
An experienced global business leader with deep understanding of how innovation through digital technologies can transform businesses. Now SIA´s CEO, a leading cybersecurity company, part of Indra group. He has led businesses from high growth small units to drive the turnaround as CEO of a £6bn global operation improving it cash performance and market leadership. . High energy executive, technology savvy, diversity champion, passionate customer focused and inspirational people and team leader. Author of Amazon Best Seller, “Becoming a 3DCEO”
ngena leadership embodies the different technologies and markets coming together and offers the company a vast experience across Telecommunication, Technology, and Market disruptive companies
Bart de Graaff
Chief Executive Officer
Prior to joining ngena in May 2019, Bart spent over 20 years working with global consultancies and IT powerhouses. He served as Managing Director at Accenture for 12 years, leading Cloud Sales, Solutions, and Operations, as well as creating digital and data-driven client programs. He also worked in enterprise architecture at Perot Systems Corp. Bart has a passion for helping companies and teams to exceed their own expectations, and he has been delivering on this philosophy at ngena, establishing it as the premiere SD-WAN as a Service provider in the industry
Chief Technology Officer
An experienced and results-driven Senior Executive with 20 years experience and substantial success in directing the delivery of large-scale enterprise-wide solutions primarily in Telecommunications, Finance and Public Sector environments. Demonstrates comprehensive experience in sales, service management, IT Strategy, Digital solutions, CRM, IT Operations, Infrastructure, and Telecommunications. Applies clear direction and strong technical and commercial acumen in translating strategy into the delivery of solutions, integrating strong leadership and sound management capabilities.
Chief Commercial Officer
Ariel Cruz is an accomplished Multinational Channel Executive with over 20 years of experience. He excels in channel development, sales management, and channel campaigns, having successfully established new markets both in the US and internationally. His leadership has led to exceptional growth and heightened corporate value. A strategic thinker, who possesses remarkable business acumen, adept networking skills, and strong negotiation prowess. Notably, he has been recognized and awarded for his role in designing, launching, and managing top-tier channel organizations and programs.
Chief Business Officer
Matus Radvanec is an adept leader with a diverse background in project management, spanning finance to telecommunications. A proven track record of effectively overseeing and completing projects for global clientele. Skilled in team cultivation, fostering growth, and inspiring individuals to excel. In his role as CMD, he showcases exceptional leadership prowess, steering the ship for ngena Slovakia and ngena Hungary. Matus is not only responsible for the supervision and direction of local operations, people, and ventures but also plays a crucial role in maintaining ngena's thriving business landscape.
Chief Product Officer
Carlo Canevari joined ngena as Head of Product Management in January 2021. In 2022 he was promoted to SVP Product Management. After experiences in Accenture and Pirelli Optical Systems, Carlo spent 21 years at Cisco, with leadership roles within engineering, operations and product management. At ngena Carlo owns product definition and lifecycle management for all the products of our Solution, being the bridge between our portfolio strategy and our powerful engineering execution machine. He holds a master's degree with honors in Software Engineering from the University of Pavia.
Chief Delivery Officer
Shiva Gowda joined the ngena team in early 2017 as Lead Enterprise Architect to roll out its platform and is now responsible for its global delivery and rollout of ngena’s products and services.. Prior to joining ngena, Shiva worked with Orga Systems/Redknee Inc., a leading vendor of customer care and billing solutions, where he helped the organization establish Consulting & Delivery Centers in Malaysia and India and delivered projects globally. Shiva holds Master’s in Business Administration from Edinburgh Napier University and Bachelor’s in Computer Science & Engineering from University BDT College of Engineering, Davangere.
Chief Marketing Officer
As a seasoned marketing professional with over a decade of experience in the dynamic world of technology, Adrian is passionate about driving innovation, delivering results, and spearheading impactful marketing strategies: his expertise encompasses all aspects of marketing, including digital marketing, branding, demand generation, product marketing, and customer engagement. Adrian played a pivotal role in shaping ngena's brand identity, user experience, and user interface design for ngena's platform and products.
Chief Financial Officer
Andrew Hartland is a creative and results-driven executive with combined experiences directing finance, administration, operations, human resources, and information system organizations. He has over 30 years of financial and operational management experience in telecommunications, hardware and semiconductor manufacturing, software development, nanotechnology, and banking. He is rounding up his expertise in start-up, turnaround, merger/acquisition, and high growth organizations.
Chief of Staff
Bettina joined ngena as Executive Assistant to CEO. With over 10 years of experience she understands that confidentiality and loyalty are of utmost importance to executives, and she makes it a point to maintain these values in all aspects of her work. She understands the importance of anticipating the needs of executives and founders to provide them with the support they need. Since October 2023 Bettina is acting as Chief of Staff for ngena to support the CEO and Management Team where she oversees internal communications, development of the intranet and HR related projects.
VP Platform & Development
Jan Host has joined ngena in May 2019 as Lead Architect in deployment area. After a year, he became a Team Leader in the same area. In this position, he got to understand most of ngena technical components. In 2022, he took over Horizontal Testing team and later on NSO Function Pack development, which widened the range of understanding of the ngena platform. Prior to joining ngena Jan was working in multiple start-ups in technical and managerial positions-streaming services, zero-knowledge platforms, application development and more. Jan holds a Master's degree in Computer Science from University of Pavol Jozef Safarik in Kosice, Slovakia.
Since the beginning of the SDWAN investment at Convergia, we understood that the only way to solve technological challenges and respond to opportunities is simplify the SDWAN solution delivery process. ngena makes it super easy from the beginning with the help of tools such as ngena QuickSizer; the design decisions and solution sizing are accomplished in a matter of minutes
We are honored to have a partner in the TD SYNNEX family that has designed a platform that enables enterprise networks to support hybrid multi-cloud environments as a service, one of our most important goals as a company.
The alliance between ngena and NetReady combines technological innovation, years of experience, and a regional structure of professional services with presence in Latin America and the Caribbean. We are confident that we can provide a leading SD-WAN Plug & Play portfolio in its segment, under a vision that considers the management of critical infrastructure and includes our comprehensive knowledge of processes, trends, and technologies in cybersecurity