Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Daniel is the CEO & Founder of Arterra Mobility®, a wireless enablement enterprise launched in 2008. Arterra Mobility grew out of Kajeet, Inc.®, a company Daniel founded in his dining room in 2003 for the purpose of delivering great mobile services for children and all those who love them.
Before launching Kajeet and Arterra Mobility, Daniel served as CEO and Vice Chairman of VCampus Corporation, a public Nasdaq company that pioneered the delivery of e-learning applications and services for students, business people and government employees. Prior to VCampus, Daniel was part of the team that built from scratch – and successfully took public – USinternetworking, where he conceived of, launched, and led the AppHost™ business unit, one of the first companies in the world to provide Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) enablement technology and services to Independent Software Vendors. USinternetworking was successfully acquired by AT&T.
Daniel holds an AB in political science from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Daniel has raised more than $130 million of investment capital, and is a named inventor on 28 U.S. patents. Daniel has been deeply involved in the creation, launch and growth of a number of technology and other start-up and early-stage companies, where he has frequently served as an investor and adviser. He is active in a wide range of business, investment and technology circles, including Mindshare and the Wharton Club of DC. An avid bicyclist, runner, traveler and reader, Daniel most enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, whose names are incorporated into the word “Kajeet.”
Chief Operations Officer and Co-Founder
As COO, Ben is responsible overseeing the company’s strategic direction, architecture, and engineering infrastructure that underpins the Arterra business. Prior to Arterra, Ben was the founder and COO of SimplyWireless.com, an online wireless distribution company. He also spent 6 years in the U.S. Navy, including a term as an Assistant Program Manager in the nuclear surface ship propulsion program.
Ben earned his B.S. and M.S. in Aerospace Engineering from MIT, and a Masters of Engineering equivalent in nuclear reactor design through the Department of Energy. Ben is very active in his family’s hectic life.
Chief Technology Officer
As CTO, Andrew has the privilege of leading the talented software development and IT operations teams which are responsible for the day to day deliveries and the long term technology strategy. Andrew has thirty years experience in the technology space and is a big proponent of Agile and DevOps methodologies. Immediately prior to joining Arterra, Andrew served as SVP, Engineering at Synchronoss Inc., where he led a global team providing solutions for the telecommunications sector.
Sr. Vice President of Business Development
Bob Ewald serves as Senior Vice President Business Development for Arterra. Arterra provides MVNE solutions for the largest MSOs in the US and managed LTE connectivity solutions for enterprises and resellers. Bob has over twenty years of leadership experience in mobile and digital product development and operations in Fortune 500 and start-up organizations. Most recently he has led the companies move into Private LTE and managed LTE connectivity solutions.
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
As VP Sales and Marketing, Bill oversees the company’s sales and marketing teams while driving overall revenue growth. Prior to Otarris, Bill spent the previous 14 years leading Sales and Marketing for two B2B/B2C privacy software companies. Before moving to the software space, he co-founded the third largest fantasy sports company providing games and contests for over seven million users, later selling to NBC Sports.
Bill earned his B.B.A. in Accounting from James Madison University. When not working on everything Otarris, you’ll likely find Bill spending time with family, golfing, or enjoying a glass of wine.
Director of Sales