Madison Island

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Dr. Cléophas Adéodat Toé
President & Founder

Cleophas A. Toe, PhD; the President and Founder of SKYNET, has more than 20 years of experience in Information Technology, Telecommunications Management, Information Technology Security Management, Organizational Leadership, Supply Chain Management, and International Commerce Operation Management. He worked as Chief Information Technology and Network Architecture consultant for large ISP (AT&T, Verizon, & NTT DoCoMo Japan) and ASP corporations such as Intira Corporation, Yodlee Incorporated, and Security Dimensions. He was Senior IT Security Consultant for IBM/ISS professional services. Dr. Toe worked at Synopsys, Inc. as Senior Information Technology Architect in charge of Mergers and Acquisitions integration. Dr. Toe hold a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Information Technology with a Specialization in Information Assurance and Security. He has accumulated many industry certifications including ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, PCI-QSA, CISSP, CCNP, CCDP, CCDA, CCNA, CCSE, CCSA, NSA, MCDBA, MCP, and MCSE. Additionally, Dr. Toe worked as Chief Network & Information Security Architect leading the Florida State Department of Transportation telecommunication network architecture team for voice, data, and storage area networks. Dr. Toe brings to SKYNET a strong managerial and technical experience along with an in-depth knowledge of the Burkina Faso telecom market and authorities relationship.

Dr. Din Cox
Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Cox, the CTO of SKYNET is an accomplished senior technology leader with over 15 years of cross-domain expertise encompassing Security Engineering, Networks, Software Development, Enterprise Architecture, Application Security, IT Risk, and Governance & Compliance, providing consulting an advisory services to customers across various industry verticals (healthcare, telecommunications, energy, government, and banking) for local and internationally known clients. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Information Technology focusing on Information Assurance and Security. Dr. Cox maintains several industry certifications such as the CISSP, ISSAP, ISSMP, CSSLP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CCSK, CCNP, CEH, CNDA, CCMA#028, MCSE, Security+, and NSA. In this capacity at SKYNET, Dr. Cox will ensure that the technology choices made and orientation adopted by SKYNET are in alignment with its business objectives and customers’ needs.

Mr. Freddy Guidotti
VP. Service Delivery

Freddy Guidotti holds a Master degree in Computer Science. He is the VP of Service Delivery for SKYNET. In this role, Mr. Guidotti will be responsible for aligning SKYNET’s managed IT services and its professional services with opportunities in the market. Mr. Guidotti has more than 10 years of experience in Information Technology and Security Management. He began his career working for Nova Southeastern University (Miami, Florida) as Information Technology and Telecommunication Network & Security Engineer. His responsibilities included performing vulnerability assessments, penetration tests, threat modeling, and security design reviews. Mr. Guidotti is currently the Senior Enterprise Network and Security Consultant in charge of Compliance, Threats and Vulnerability Management for the Florida Department of Transportation/Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise (FDOT/FTE), a PCI level 1 merchant. At SKYNET, Mr. Guidotti will ensure that SKYNET services are available; customers, partners and SKYNET data and private sensitive information remain confidential; data and information systems remain pure and trustworthy (data and systems integrity) and finally that all local government and international compliance agreements are met.

Mr. Francois Sam
Chief Information Officer

Francois Sam is the CIO at SKYNET. Mr. SAM hold a Post Graduate Degree (D.E.S.S) in Computer Sciences with a Specialization in Operational Information Systems and Multimedia. In addition to the D.E.S.S, Mr. Sam hold a Masters of Sciences in Computer Sciences with a minor in E-commerce. Mr. Sam was the CTO of ASD Technologies, a WiMAX company and later was promoted as General Director of the company. Currently, Mr. Sam is the General Director of ISONET (Integration of Operational Systems and Networks), a technology firm in Burkina Faso focusing on Information Technology systems deployment and integration. With over 12 years of experience in Corporation and IT management, Mr. Sam brings to SKYNET a keen Burkina Faso telecom market knowledge and a wealth a local relationship with authorities.

Mr. Willie Powell
VP. Network Infrastructure

Willie Powell Jr. is the VP of SKYNET’sNetwork Infrastructure. Mr. Powell is an experienced network backbone engineer with over 25 years of experience architecting, designing, building and operating global Border, Backbone and Content Delivery Networks. At the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Mr. Powell is the team lead for the FDOT Network Engineering department in charge of the statewide Border, Backbone (Fiber and Microwave through ITS) and Content Delivery network. As a real time money services processing center for toll collection and the largest Tolls Collection services in the USA, FDOT infrastructure requires the highest quality, availability and reliability to run all these business critical processes. For the past 10 years, Mr. Powell has led the FDOT’s production network team with excellence and was awarded at several occasions for outstanding services and effective availability and stability of the FDOT network infrastructure. Mr. Powell brings to SKYNET an unparalleled managerial and technical skills capable of proactively dimension SKYNET network capacity and lead the SKYNET Core and Backbone network environment with efficiency in order to provide the best quality of services to SKYNET’s customers.

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Chief Financial Officer

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VP. Sales & Marketing

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VP. Human Resource

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VP. Customer Relations

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VP. Business Development

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