Vijay Sajja is the Founder & CEO of Evergent. Vijay drives the product vision and customer experience for the company, personally overseeing Evergent’s customer relationships among other aspects of the business. Vijay is a business and technology leader with over two decades of experience in building business and operations support systems for leading service providers around the world. Vijay foresaw the need for a nimble yet robust business management platform for the next-generation service providers and launched Evergent in 2007 with a mission to enable the next-generation service providers to succeed and thrive. Prior to Evergent, Vijay founded and led Infotech Solutions, a technology services company that delivered subscriber billing and customer care solutions for leading technology and service companies including Echostar, Lucent Technologies, TCI and Qwest.
Vijay earned a Master of Technology degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.
Charles Breed is the Executive Vice President of Corporate Development. Charles manages a wide range of operational activities for the company across all functional areas such as finance, legal, HR, corporate affairs, sales, and marketing. Charles joined Evergent Technologies, Inc from Amdocs / Vindicia, where he served as Senior Vice President of Business & Corporate Development. In this role, he was responsible for driving growth through strategic Partnerships and new Channels. He has over 25 years of experience in consumer subscriber lifecycle management, business intelligence, security and online payments. Charles' innovative approach has led to the doubling revenue and market expansion through mergers & acquisitions, OEM, licensing, joint ventures and IP asset purchase. He served as VP at SAP / Business Objects and Senior Director of Business Development at Symantec where he championed the initial funding of Vindicia and was a past board member. Prior to Symantec, he held various technical and marketing positions at Hewlett-Packard and Cisco.
Charles holds an MBA and undergraduate Bachelors degree from USF, and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
Craig Barberich is responsible for managing worldwide channel sales including go-to-market strategy, strategic alliances, and global partnerships. Craig is a proven executive leader and has over 25 years of success delivering solutions for global media and communication markets. Craig joins Evergent from Zuora where he was the Global Head of Media Solutions. Prior he was an executive and investor in several video start-ups including IQEngines (acquired by Yahoo) and SnappyTV (acquired by Twitter). Earlier in his career, Craig was the EIR for video at Adobe and held several executive management positions during his tenure at the company. Prior to Adobe, Craig was the CEO and founder of Bluedot Software, a pioneering SAAS video platform.
Craig holds an M.S. in Engineering/Product Design from Stanford University and B.S. in Engineering from Tufts University.
Lisa Gantman is Evergent’s Director of Partner Programs. In addition to Programs, Lisa manages Evergent's Marketing, PR, Communications and is tasked to increase Evergent’s brand awareness and content.
Before joining Evergent, Lisa was the Global Director of Sales Operations at Symantec, managing Sales Programs, Partner Programs and Partner Operations serving 52 000 partners in an advanced tiering model. In this role she was responsible for driving projects, processes, programs and efficiencies globally. Before that, Lisa was heading up the Product Owner function and served as Product Manager at Symantec’s eBusiness division, leading successful programs for the Symantec e-commerce portal that generated $2.3 billion in annual revenue.
As Evergent's Senior Vice President of Global Solutions, Paul Finster oversees technical sales, solution architecture, integration services, program delivery, and expansion of Evergent's partner developer program. Paul joined Evergent Technologies, Inc. from Accenture PLC where he served as Head of North American end-to-end video solutions architecture and managed projects at AT&T, Disney, CenturyLink, Rogers, and Turner among others. Prior to that, he was Head of OTT solutions for Ericsson. In this global role, Paul drove innovation and business expansion with a special concentration in Asia while living in Hong Kong. Paul has more than 20 years’ experience in developing and deploying end-to-end media delivery platforms.
Paul holds an M.S. from NYU's Stern School of Business and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University. He is also certified in the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).