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Leadership Team

David-Antebi

David Antebi

Chairman and CEO

David Antebi founded GlassHouse Systems in 1993 after a successful career at IBM that spanned over 27 years, during which he held various management positions in Canada, the US and Asia. Upon leaving IBM, he launched Centron Canada, an IT consulting firm specializing in computer communication solutions, which was subsequently sold. In addition to his extensive, multinational experience on the technical, marketing and management sides of the IT industry, David brings a reputation for clarity and integrity, a deep understanding of what it takes to grow and sustain business, a passion for helping others flourish, and a track record of successful partnerships. He currently serves as the Chairman and CEO of GlassHouse Systems.

Eric

Eric Walker

President, GlassHouse Systems, Canada

As President of GlassHouse Systems Canada, Eric leads a talented and diverse team of sales, technical and administrative professionals. Eric is a trusted IT executive in the technical, management and sales sides of the business. After completing his honors degree in Mathematics at the University of Waterloo, Eric spent the first half of his career at IBM where, as a Systems Engineer, Account Executive and Systems Specialist, he provided complex data management support, IT and sales leadership for large, multinational corporations. He joined GlassHouse Systems in 1995, where his role evolved from Senior IT Consultant, through technical management and business development, overseeing the creation and implementation of new service offerings, including Cloud & Managed Services. Eric has been deeply involved in every aspect of the evolution of GlassHouse Systems.

Rob Moniz

Robert Moniz, P.Eng.

President, GlassHouse Systems, US

As President of GlassHouse Systems US, Robert leads a dynamic team of sales and technical professionals focused on delivering exceptional client experiences. Joining GlassHouse Systems in 2007 as VP Sales for Canada, Robert helped diversify the company’s product offerings and recruit key personnel enabling GlassHouse Systems Canada to become one of Canada’s leading enterprise IT solution providers. Having led GlassHouse Systems as President and General Manager since 2016, Robert is now focused on developing the US line of business. Robert holds bachelors’ degrees in Electrical & Computer Engineering and Sociology.

Alex Talmor

Alex Talmor

VP Sales and Marketing, Canada

Alex leads the business development and growth of GlassHouse Systems in Canada, fostering new strategic initiatives, including Cloud, Managed Services, security and SaaS. With over 20 years of experience in IT, Alex has held various sales roles at GlassHouse Systems and IBM, working with customers in different verticals acrossCanada, US, Israel and Europe. Alex holds a B.Sc, a Masters in Industrial Engineering and an MBA from Schulich.

John Callisto

John Callisto

VP Sales, US

John is responsible for managing and growing the business for GlassHouse Systems US. He has over 38 years of IT experience that is evenly split as a Customer Executive in the retail, banking, healthcare, entertainment, and insurance industries, and as a Business Partner Executive in the areas of Technical Support and Sales. As a customer, John has experienced two declared Data Center earthquake disasters, a relocation of a data center across the US, the addition of workloads through acquisition, and the systems design of a mainframe system from scratch. His in-depth experience as a customer gives him a unique perspective into client requirements and challenges. In his spare time, John is an avid tennis player and a terrible golfer.

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Jeff Wilson

Director, Cloud and Managed Services

Jeff leads sales and growth initiatives for the fast-growing Cloud and Managed Services business at GlassHouse Systems.  Over a thirty-two year career in IT, Jeff has extensive experience in leading enterprise software, services and hardware businesses including VP Storage at Hewlett-Packard Canada, Sales Director for Fault Tolerant Systems at HP Africa, Eastern Europe and Middle East, and General Manager of Storage at IBM Canada. Jeff holds a B.A from the University of Waterloo, and an M.A. from Wilfrid Laurier University.

Amit Gil

Amit Gil

Director, Security Services, CISSP

Amit heads the security practice for GlassHouse Systems, - leading the technical strategy and managing the Security Operations Centre team. Amit holds CISSP designation and has over 20 years of Development and IT Security experience both in Canada and internationally, including technical leadership at Intel. Amit’s deep understanding  of software development, testing and security, has enabled him to grow GlassHouse Systems security, technical pre-sale and delivery capability from inception in 2016 to its reputation today.

Kyle Foster

Kyle Foster

Director, Sales, Canada

Kyle Foster has spent over 30 years in the Canadian Information Technology industry in a variety of successful management and leadership roles. During an extensive career with IBM and Tech Data he has developed deep experience in infrastructure, software, hybrid cloud, professional services, managed services, and financing. Kyle solves client business challenges across all industries by presenting solutions that provide a competitive advantage, cost savings and transformational differentiation. He is a graduate in Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University and is a cycling fanatic and avid power boater.

Rick McCourt

Rick McCourt

Director, Technical Services

Rick leads the technical and managed services team at GlassHouse Systems. His career has covered a broad spectrum of IT disciplines including infrastructure and software solutions, architecture, systems management, business continuity, managed services and IT consulting. Rick brings a depth of enterprise knowledge and skills based on his IT experience in the banking and insurance industries. Rick is a graduate from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Mathematics and a Major in Computer Science.

Maria Del Rossi

Maria Del Rossi

Director, Finance

Maria is the head of all financial and administrative operations across Canada and the US at GlassHouse Systems.  Joining the company in 2004, she has been an integral member of the team for over 17 years.  Her main responsibilities include order management, sales operations, HR, accounts receivable and payable, audit and tax compliance, reporting, and cash flow.  She develops and implements procedures and policies, while demonstrating an ability to build and lead exceptionally strong teams and creates an environment that is dynamic and performance oriented.  Maria holds a B.A. in Economics from York University and lives in Toronto with her husband and two boys.

Athullya Vinay

Athullya Vinay

Practice Lead, Managed Services

Athullya leads the operations and processes of IT Managed Services Practice at GHS, Canada. She has held various roles in process management and quality consulting, while working for Wipro Ltd, Siemens and TTC, with various customers across North America and Europe. Being a certified Lean Six Sigma blackbelt she has executed process refinement projects using innovative ideas bringing incredible customer experience. Athullya is an ISO 9001 certified internal auditor with audit experience across various domains in IT industry. Athullya holds a Bachelor’s in Electronics and Master’s in Software Engineering.

Sara Yaghoubi

Sara Yaghoubi

SOC Manager, Security Services

As SOC Manager, Sara leads the Security Operations Center which consists of a variety of highly skilled, technical staff performing monitoring and analysis. Her role involves overseeing and managing the day-to-day operational aspects of SOC, ensuring development of standard operating procedures as well as delivery of high-quality analysis and service to customers. Sara has held various positions in IT since 2013 and joined Glasshouse in 2020. Sara holds BSc in IT Engineering and Masters in IT Management.

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