Develop. Deploy. Disrupt.

Our mission is a simple one. To empower you to build whatever you can imagine utilizing software-defined telecom capabilities. Whether it’s a product, service, application, or enterprise communication tool, we want you to focus on your idea instead of worrying about developing, scaling, maintaining, and of course, overpaying for complex communications technology and services.

The Original Geeks

This is not a new mission for us. Over the past 15 years, our team has developed the number one open-source communications platform in the world, FreeSWITCH. No one knows more about software-defined telecom than we do. No one is more committed to the success of our customers and community. Let’s change the way the world communicates.

Leadership Team

Anthony Minessale

Anthony Minessale
CEO

Creator of FreeSWITCH and a pioneer in the advanced communications industry. At SignalWire, Anthony is now bringing his vision of the next generation of communications to the mainstream and working together with some of the great minds and personalities of the industry.

Sean Heiney

Sean Heiney
COO

Led, developed, launched and marketed new products at CUDA to over 300M in revenue and IPO. Built and sold security SaaS company Periscan. 18 years startup experience.

Evan McGee

Evan McGee
CTO

An expert in microservices and realtime cloud architectures with over a decade of experience in telecom. Evan helped create and grow the RingPlus MVNO from a blue sky project to 120k+ mobile users.

Nigel Thomas
Nigel Thomas

VP of Worldwide Sales

Nigel is a veteran of the open-source community who spent five years as Director of Storage Sales at RedHat. He brings more than twenty years of experience in global sales and business development to this role in which he will drive new client acquisitions.

Bryan Rite
Bryan Rite

Director of Cloud Engineering

An experienced full-stack engineer and developer with 20+ years in the industry across a wide range of fields. Before SignalWire, he co-founded the small business telecommunications platform Felix, helped build, scale, and innovate for RingPlus, a nationwide wireless MVNO, and founded other successful companies in many areas such as point of sale service and the education industry.

Christopher Rienzo
Christopher Rienzo

Director of Stack Engineering

Christopher is the lead on the STACK engineering team, which is responsible for building the SignalWire platform for enterprises. Prior to joining SignalWire, Chris was the director of engineering for voice systems at Grasshopper.

Jill Minessale
Jill Minessale

Director of Finance and Logistics

Jill has a career spanning15 years working with Software-Defined Telecom. Previously, she oversaw the financial growth of FreeSWITCH Solutions LLC leading to its acquisition by SignalWire in 2018 At SignalWire, as a veteran of the remote work movement, she continues to help build the foundation of the business with a focus on financial affairs and human resources.

Michael Jerris
Michael Jerris

FreeSWITCH Founder, OpenSource/Community Advocate

One of the founders of the FreeSWITCH open source project, and an advanced communications pioneer. Michael is deeply embedded in the developer community and committed to their success using SignalWire.

Brian West
Brian West

FreeSWITCH Founder, Director of Support

One of the founders of the FreeSWITCH open source project, and an advanced communications pioneer. A key player in helping SignalWire to build a cutting edge platform that will disrupt the telecommunications status quo. In his role as director of support, Brian enjoys interacting with and helping customers to solve some of the unique challenges they encounter.

Daniel Gotlieb
Daniel Gotlieb

Director of Sales Operations

12-year veteran at Barracuda Networks where he built the company’s sales and business operations from the ground up. Now he is responsible for building and streamlining SignalWire’s business operations to enable rapid growth while maintaining a best-in-class customer experience.

Gregg George
Gregg George

Director of Marketing

Formerly part of the marketing team at Barracuda Networks with SignalWire co-founder Sean Heiney, where he helped build the social media and video marketing efforts for the company. What excites him most about SignalWire is its potential to revolutionize the way people use technology to communicate, ultimately giving people the ability to connect anyone with anything, anywhere, in real-time.