Leadership

Meet the OpenMarket management team.

Jay Emmet

General Manager

Jay is Senior VP of Amdocs and General Manager of OpenMarket. Before he joined, he was President-Americas at mBlox where he led the successful market launch of SMS services into the US market. And previously he’s also been Senior VP of Operations for ATG and VP of Sales and Marketing at New Edge Networks.

Jay has more than 20 years’ experience in multi-functional communications, which he’s gathered from working in senior leadership positions at LightNetworks, Logix and MCI. He also worked at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) and served 6 years as a US Marine Officer.

He has an MBA from American University and a BA from St. Anselm College.

John Mascavage

VP, Engineering and Operations

John has more than 15 years’ experience working in engineering, financial services, and network communications. Before coming to OpenMarket, he was VP of Global Payment Services for Amazon.com where he managed all consumer and third-party payment capabilities and the Visa Card program.

John’s also been VP of Engineering at First Data Corporation and Achex.com (where he was also one of the founders), as well as Senior Manager at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). At Andersen, John specialized in financial services and payments with Visa USA, Smith Barney, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley and TD Waterhouse.

He holds a BS in Applied Science from Miami.

Steve French

Global VP, Product Management and Marketing

Steve is the point man for our product management, product marketing, marketing communications and carrier relations efforts. Before joining us, he was VP of Global Marketing at NewBay Software (acquired by RIM), and spent nearly five years at Tekelec, a mobile data management vendor.

Steve’s also worked at several other communications companies such as Hatteras Networks, Global Crossing, Tellium and Nortel Networks in a variety of positions.

Before diving into the communications industry, Steve spent eight years in the Navy following graduation from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) with a BS in Engineering. While he was in the Navy, he completed his MBA degree at North Carolina State University.

Rachael Hannah

Director of Finance

Rachael joined us in 2007. Before that, she worked for Starbucks and Amazon.com in various corporate and divisional financial planning positions. She also spent five years as Executive Director of a non-profit focused on education.

Rachael holds a BA cum laude from Smith College and an MBA from Dartmouth College.

Ronit Peled

Human Resources Director

Ronit is an HR Business Lead at Amdocs as well as HR Director at OpenMarket where she leads the charge in recruiting, training and retaining our high performing and motivated team.

Before joining us, she supported business accounts globally for Amdocs in Israel. She then moved to the US to work on outsourcing arrangements and M&A. In her time before Amdocs she worked as an HR Manager for a wide range of clients in marketing, selling, and advertising, providing strategic guidance within HR and managing employee relations.

Ronit has more than 20 years’ experience developing talent and improving productivity in quick-growing organizations. She holds a BA cum laude in Social Work from Jerusalem University.

Ethan Gustav

VP, North American Sales and Account Management

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.

Paul Murphy

EMEA Commercial Director

Paul leads our London sales and account management teams, focusing on creating and implementing both digital and traditional sales and marketing strategies within targeted sectors.

Paul has over 12 years of international strategic management experience gleaned from roles as Sales and Marketing Director Europe for EDC GmbH and MD for Clearvision.

Paul has developed senior relationships with some of the world’s largest entertainment, retail and ecommerce companies including Universal Music, WWE, UFC, HMV and Sainsbury’s.

Jonathan Morgan

VP, Corporate Development Asia and Pacific

Jonathan runs our Asian operations from Sydney. Before joining OpenMarket in 2011, he co-founded and led Hypertag Ltd., a pioneer in the mobile marketing industry. When Hypertag was acquired by Proxama, he became the Managing Director, Marketing Services at Proxama, leading location-based marketing activities, with an especial focus on the NFC mobile payment space.

Jonathan holds an MA MEng from Cambridge University and an ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Finance.