Leadership

Meet the OpenMarket senior leadership team.

Eric Aarrestad

VP and General Manager, North America

Eric has a strong track record of building and scaling software platform and services businesses. He drives OpenMarket’s product strategy and direction, drawing from broad and rich leadership experiences at Microsoft, Ivanti, WatchGuard and Absolute.

Eric’s areas of expertise include cloud and SaaS based mobile, data analytics and cybersecurity platforms and services. He holds an MBA from Southern Methodist University, and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Portland.

Anthony Bastone

Director of Finance, North America

Anthony is in charge of OpenMarket’s financial strategy, helping the board drive long-term, profitable growth. He has 14 years’ experience in corporate finance, FP&A and financial operations – in high-growth start-ups and global enterprises such as Nordstrom and Dell EMC.

Anthony has a Masters degree in Business Administration from Seattle University, and a BA in Business Administration from the School of Business, Government and Economics at Seattle Pacific University.

Ethan Gustav

VP Revenue, North America

Ethan’s focus is on driving revenue growth and exemplary customer satisfaction in both the Enterprise and Commercial market segments.

Before joining us, he held various sales management and senior individual contributor sales roles at Amdocs. And before that, he was at T-Mobile US where he led business development and partner management functions for on-portal value-added services. He’s also worked in various senior sales and business development roles at Loudeye, a digital media software firm acquired by Nokia.

Ethan holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Washington.

David Wickham

VP Revenue, Europe

David is the revenue leader in Europe for OpenMarket and the wider Infobip group. A 40-year veteran in the technology, media and telecom space, he was once the FTSE 100’s youngest CEO – leading Energis through the dot-com crash, and transitioning it into new ownership. David’s also a former CEO of Cable and Wireless Global Networks, which managed much of the infrastructure upon which global internet services were developing in the late 1990s. After joining OpenMarket as a board-level consultant in 2019, David became a fully-fledged OMie in 2021.