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.

Seujan Bertram

VP, Global Customer Success

Seujan Bertram is an experienced leader who has built and scaled technical and operational teams for Tableau, Starbucks and now at OpenMarket. She serves on the board of the Seattle Credit Union, is a mentor for Seattle University’s Albers School of Business MBA program and is an active volunteer with local organizations.

Her wide range of industry experience includes telecommunications, public relations, retail, technology, and education. She holds a BA in Education from West Chester University, an MA in Social Science from Binghamton University, and an MBA from Seattle University. She is an executive sponsor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at OpenMarket, and her passion for diversity is demonstrated when regularly speaking on this topic.

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.

Michael King 

VP, Engineering

Mike is responsible for leading OpenMarket’s engineering organization, driving the technical vision and delivering OpenMarket’s ambitious product strategy.  Prior to joining OpenMarket he worked in both the start-up and enterprise space on cloud platforms and enterprise software applications for more than two decades.  Mike started his career as a developer, before moving on to senior engineering leadership roles at companies such as IGT, LANDESK and Ivanti – working in both the US and UK.

Mike holds a BA (Hons) in Industrial Design and Technology from Loughborough University and is passionate about an Agile mindset, Cloud, AI and Machine Learning.

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.