President and CEO, Oxford Networks
Mr. Gunderson is the President and CEO of Oxford Networks. Prior to joining Oxford Networks in 2003 he served as the Minnesota State Vice President for Frontier/Citizens Communications where he was responsible for all facets of providing telecommunications services to 280,000 access lines in Minnesota and North Dakota.
Mr. Gunderson holds a MBA Degree with concentrations in Finance & Marketing from Georgia Southern University. He also holds a BA Degree in Economics from Dickinson College.
In addition to serving on the Oxford Networks Board of Directors, Mr. Gunderson serves on the Board of Directors for: St. Mary’s Healthcare Systems and Camden National Corp.
Senior Partner, Novacap
François Laflamme has been involved in the technology sector as entrepreneur, technology innovator and private equity investor. He holds an Electrical Engineering Degree from École Polytechnique of Montreal and an MBA in Finance from HEC Montreal. Mr. Laflamme also completed the Entrepreneurship Development Program from MIT.
Mr. Laflamme has over 25 years of experience in managing technology companies. He was President and CEO of LiquidxStream Systems, a telecom equipment company in the Novacap portfolio. He was also a Partner at IUGO Ventures, a venture-capital fund specialized in the TMT industry, where he led several investments in technology companies based in Canada and the US. In addition, he was Vice-President of IP Telephony at Videotron, where he pioneered the introduction of the local telephony service using next generation VoIP infrastructure. Mr. Laflamme joined Novacap in 2012.
Mr. Laflamme currently sits on the Board of Directors of Fibrenoire. He was also a member of the Board of LiquidxStream Systems, VIXS and Equator.
Chairman of the Board, Oxford Networks
Senior Partner, Novacap
Thadeus Mocarski holds a Bachelor Degree in Economy and History, as well as a Doctor of Law from Colby University.
Mr. Mocarski has over 20 years of experience in investment capital. He served as a General Partner of Nautic Partners, where he was responsible for managing the funds’ investment efforts in the communications infrastructure and services (CIS) sectors. He was also co-founder and General Partner of Key Venture Partners. The majority of his investments were in tune with Novacap’s investment strategy. He was a consultant for Novacap in 2012 while a General Partner at Bank Street Capital Partners, a private equity fund focused on growth equity, which he managed and co-founded in 2010. Having settled on a 3 investment partnership with Novacap, Mr. Mocarski became a partner in 2013.
Mr. Mocarski is currently Chairman of the Board of Host.net and serves on the Boards of Fibrenoire and GNAX. He is also a member of the Board of Overseers of Colby College and on the Investment Committee for the City of Providence Retirement System. Mr. Mocarski was a member of the Board of iWeb.
Mr. Mocarski was a member of the Board of iWeb, Exodus Communications, InterXion, Integra Telecom, Dobson Communications, MJD Communications, OpSource, and Optasite.
Stéphane Tremblay’s experience in the Canadian TMT industry spans more than two decades.
Mr. Tremblay joined Novacap in 2006, leaving his position as investor and CEO of Memotec Inc., a data communication equipment manufacturer, which he bought, restructured and than sold to Comtech/EF Data. Mr. Tremblay’s prior experience includes working at Future Electronics, a leading electronic component distribution company. From 1989 to 1993, he held a Regional Sales Manager position at Allan Crawford, a data communication equipment company. Mr. Tremblay is a founding team member of Microcell, where he was responsible for building the first GSM network in Canada. In 2000, Mr. Tremblay became President and CEO of Espion/ESP Media, the first MVNO in North America. From 2001 to 2003, he was President and CEO of Kontron Canada, a division of Kontron A.G. Mr. Tremblay holds a BSEE from Université de Trois-Rivières, which he earned in 1985.
Mr. Tremblay is curently a member of the Board of Directors of Technomedia, Host.Net, Fibrenoire and SynergX. Previously, Mr. Tremblay was on the Boards of iWeb, Kontron and Memotec.