President / CEO and Founder
Perry Price brings a successful sales track record with high-growth technology and Fortune 500 companies to his work with Revation Systems. In his role of president / CEO, Price builds and grows the customer base, recruits qualified talent, and streamlines internal operations. Price utilizes his deep domain expertise in IP networking and communication applications, including telephony, unified communications, call-center technologies and messaging. He and the Revation team are dedicated to providing a secure, easy-to-use communications solution to industries such as healthcare and financial services.
Price is a lifelong entrepreneur, with more than 20 years experience in the telecommunications industry. Prior to co-founding Revation Systems, Price was vice president at Aravox Technologies, a start-up voice over IP (VoIP) security company. While at Aravox, he had global responsibilities for sales and business development. He also worked with the team to evangelize Aravox’s new product with some of the world’s largest telecom companies in efforts to build a global sales force. Aravox’s intellectual property was acquired by Alcatel in 2001.
Before joining Aravox, Price was director of technology and sales development in Lucent’s (later Avaya) services-provider sales group, where he jointly developed Avaya’s sales strategy. In this capacity, he ran the data-networking group. In the course of two years, Price increased annual revenues from less than $50 million to more than $200 million through the reorganization of the corporation’s channel model. He also previously held several different sales positions, ultimately becoming the director of regional sales for AT&T’s Internetworking Group.
Corporate Controller and Director of Finance
George Hegarty began his career at Sun Microsystems in the Finance Organization where he held a number of roles in Manufacturing Finance, Field Finance and Global Operations. Among the positions he held during his 24 years at Sun were Controller Americas Systems Sales, Controller US Western Area Sales, Financial Planning and Analysis Manger for Sun France, Controller US Manufacturing Operations, and Director of Finance for US Professional Services. In these roles, Hegarty was responsible for global server revenue and margin forecasting, financial planning and analysis for international geographies, period close and SOX compliance, controllership for sales organizations such as North American server sales, and capital spend and headcount planning for manufacturing operations. George led several ERP implementation teams, successfully deploying Oracle Financial and Professional Services modules globally.
Hegarty joins the Revation team from his most recent role as Director of Global Operations at Yahoo, where he managed the purchase of goods and services worldwide focusing on simplifying and aligning procurement processes worldwide and improving integration with Finance. In his role of Controller at Revation, George manages all aspects of finance and accounting for the company, as well as the AR/AP team. He also coordinates multi-state compliance tasks with accounting and leads the renewal process for subscription agreements.
George holds a B.S. in Economics from Santa Clara University, as well as an MBA from the Santa Clara University Leavey School of Business.
CTO and Founder
In his role as CTO, Mark Pietras utilizes his experience in working with high-growth technology and Fortune 500 companies to lead the strategic and technical direction of Revation Systems. Through his management of the product roadmap, the company has expanded from its original secure communications system of chat and voice options to become a unified communications solution. This secure, compliant system supports the varied industries that Revation Systems works with, including healthcare and financial services organizations of all sizes.
Pietras has dedicated his career to the communications industry, and has more than 20 years of experience in product development, architecture planning and engineering management. Prior to co-founding Revation Systems, Pietras was CTO at Aravox Technologies, a start-up voice over IP (VoIP) security company. At Aravox, he was in charge of product management and strategy, as well as the product roadmap. As the public face regarding all technology aspects of the company, he led the technology transfer when Aravox was acquired by Alcatel in 2001.
Prior to Aravox, Pietras was the senior principal architect at CopperCom Corporation. As a leader in telecommunication solutions for local exchanges, Pietras was the lead VoIP technologist at CopperCom. He was previously a senior product architect at NetSpeak Corporation, where he pioneered the development of advanced IP telephony solutions. Pietras holds 19 issued U.S. patents in multimedia and communications, many of which deal with video compression.
Vice President of Sales
Mike Ducatelli leads Revation’s sales organization with impressive multi-industry senior sales leadership, high growth, and turnaround track record. Mike brings over 25 years of Sales and Marketing leadership to our team. His experience in leading sales organizations is diverse, ranging from startups to large technology firms. Ducatelli has served in senior sales leadership positions for Lawson Software, PTC, and Calabrio in the past.
In his current role of Vice President of Sales for Revation, Mike provides sales leadership to accelerate revenue growth and market expansion. Ducatelli is responsible for inside, direct and channel sales in North America. Additionally, he oversees the day to day operations of Revation’s sales team. Ducatelli holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of Massachusetts, as well as an MBA from RPI in Hartford, Connecticut.
Director of Cloud Infrastructure & Operations
Doug Weber comes to Revation with an extensive background in software engineering. Doug first began his relationship with Revation back in 2003 as a founding partner and Services Manager when the company was initially founded.
In his current role of Director of Cloud Infrastructure & Operations, Doug’s main focus is to develop template repeatable solutions to streamline implementation difficulties that come with new customers. He is involved with both team and individual contributions towards integration planning and execution, project management, guiding product development, system testing and technical product documentation.
Weber has held numerous software engineering management positions in the past, spending a significant portion of his career as a Sr. Software Engineer with TMD Consulting, as well as a Software Engineering Manager with Aravox Technologies. Doug holds a B.S. in Computer Science (MIS) from the University of Minnesota, as well as an MBA from Bethel University.
Mark Winthrop, JD
In his role of Compliance Manager, Mark is responsible for directing audit preparations and guiding the company through internal and external audits. He serves as a liaison to external auditors while identifying and resolving compliance issues. Winthrop assesses product, compliance, or operational risks and develops risk management strategies for the organization.
Mark graduated with honors from Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, CA and holds a B.A. in Legal Studies from Culver-Stockton College.
Director of Systems Engineering
Kyle Slusarski brings extensive knowledge and experience in Information Technology to the Revation team through his numerous positions as a Business Analyst. In his role of Director of Systems Engineering, Kyle is a liaison between strategic accounts and product development. His main focus lies in designing and configuring technical solutions for new business to maintain successful implementations.
Slusarski brings a wide variety of skills to his position at Revation from previous position as an IT Business Analyst at Valspar. He holds a B.A. in Business Leadership and Management from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN.
In her role as Marketing Manager, Maren is responsible for the creation of Revation’s full strategic company wide marketing plan. Lodge’s main focus with Revation is to develop and execute the marketing strategy for the company’s software products and services. She leads the measurement and enhancement of the company’s image through various marketing goals and objectives. Maren also manages the company’s daily routine marketing activities, with a focus on growing the company’s customer base within the healthcare and financial industries.
Lodge brings a variety of skills and experience to this role and holds her B.A. in English from Gustavus Adolphus College.