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Board of Directors

Bill Padfield, Group Chief Operating Officer, Dimension Data

Bill Padfield, Group Chief Operating Officer, Dimension Data

Bill joined Dimension Data Asia Pacific as Chief Operating Officer in 2001 and was appointed as an Executive Board member in 2002. From 2003 to 2006, Bill held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Dimension Data Asia Pacific, and in 2016 he was appointed Chairman – that same year, Bill was selected as Group Executive of Services. Bill has 39 years of IT and telecom industry experience in Europe, North America, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific. He’s worked with Alliant Computer Systems and Prime Computer. Prior to Dimension Data, he was the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Asia Pacific Australasia for Equant, and was a member of the global executive team that successfully took Equant through its IPO on NYSE and Paris in 1998.

Damian Skendrovic, CEO NTT Com Managed Services

Damian Skendrovic, CEO NTT Com Managed Services

Damian Skendrovic, as CEO, is charged with taking the NTT Com managed services business to $1 billion by 2020. He is drawing on his rich experience spanning over two decades in ICT to deliver this ambitious goal. Damian has built a wealth of knowledge in ICT systems from his foundational roles in channel strategy and sales with international giants like Motorola and Siemens. He has also held key roles in technology sales and marketing, providing an all-round understanding of the ICT product lifecycle - from concept to customer. Leveraging this extensive experience, he has delivered numerous successes in leadership and board level roles within NTT Com, including helping NTT Com’s co-location business scale quickly in Europe and returning the company’s cloud business to a profitable state in Europe.

Hideki Kurihara, Global Business Executive, NTT Holdings

Hideki Kurihara, Global Business Executive, NTT Holdings

Hideki Kurihara has over 23 years of IT and Communications industry experience. He has been working on the hosting and cloud computing industry for the last 14 years. As Director, Cloud Services Department at NTT Communications, Hideki leads the practice for Product Management of Global Enterprise Cloud Services. He works on developing and globalizing Enterprise Cloud Services of NTT Communications, working closely with its global subsidiaries and partners. Prior to his current role, he served with the NTT Communications' subsidiaries in the United States for 10 years, holding several key positions besides being General Manager of Enterprise Hosting business unit at NTT America and Vice President of Product Strategy at Verio.

Masaaki Moribayashi, SEVP, NTT Communications

Masaaki Moribayashi, SEVP, NTT Communications

Masaaki Moribayashi was named Senior Executive Vice President of NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), one of the world’s largest telecommunications carriers for consumer and global enterprise services in June 2018. He is currently responsible for technology, services, operations, information security and global businesses. Mr. Moribayashi previously held the position of Senior Vice President as the head of the Cloud Services and the Board of Directors from July 2016. He was responsible for global data center and cloud businesses. Prior to that, he was Managing Direct r of NTT Europe Limited from June 2009 and a Member of the Board of Directors for NTT Com from June 2014. He was appointed President and CEO of both NTT Com Asia Limited and HK Net Company Limited located in Hong Kong in October 2006.

Mike BeDell, CEO, Secure-24

Mike BeDell, CEO, Secure-24

Mike BeDell was promoted to CEO, Secure-24 effective September 1, 2018 and has the unique experience and vision to guide Secure-24 into the next phase of its remarkable development. BeDell has more than 25 years of IT executive experience at KPMG, Oracle, USi, AT&T, and Secure-24. Mike led the sales, marketing, alliances and client delivery teams at Secure-24. He also held previous roles as Group VP, Advanced Customer Services at Oracle and was a Partner at KPMG and Managing Director at BearingPoint.

Ross Wainwright, CEO Americas, Dimension Data

Ross Wainwright, CEO Americas, Dimension Data

Ross is the CEO Americas, Dimension Data. Prior to joining Dimension Data, Ross was SAP's Chief Customer Officer for its S/4HANA Cloud business unit. Before this, he was Global Head of Financial Services with an end-to-end responsibility for the SAP Financial Services industry; and Global Head of Financial Services managing the company’s Professional Services business. Ross also served as Chief Operating Officer for SAP North America, and Executive Vice President of Services for North America, where he was responsible for the direct leadership of over 3,400 professionals in the Services line of business, including sales, consulting delivery and education. He also held senior leadership positions within SAP’s License team and in Services Sales. Before joining SAP in 2002, Ross served in a number of senior sales management positions at Parametric Technology Corporation where he represented the company’s mechanical engineering and product life-cycle management solutions for the high tech vertical.