Opanga Networks

Leveraging ML-powered software solutions to revolutionize the telecom industry


Opanga Networks is the global leader in the development and deployment of machine learning-powered software solutions for the telecommunications industry. The shift of mobile networks to the cloud has accelerated opportunities for massive network and economic performance gains previously unattainable given the industry’s traditional, hardware-centric orientation. Opanga’s cloud-native applications increase efficiency and provide actionable insights to drastically drive down capital and operating expenses for network operators of all sizes, while enhancing speed and performance for end-users.

Our team of data scientists, software engineers and business operations experts have deep experience across the telecommunications industry and is delivering on its innovation promise around the world. Together, we are committed to applying the power of AI/ML to transform an industry for the collective benefit of investors, shareholders, and consumers alike.

Opanga is privately held and headquartered in Seattle, WA, with additional offices in London and Mexico City.


Dave Gibbons


Dave is CEO of Opanga. Dave started his wireless career in 1989, gaining experience on both the technology and operator side. He has held senior leadership positions with AT&T, Nokia and Motorola and has worked on 2G, 3G and 4G technologies.

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Vesa Raudaskoski

Business Development

Vesa joined the wireless industry in 1986. While working at Nokia Infrastructure division he was part of the group establishing operations in Europe and USA. After leaving Nokia in 1995, he started the US operations for Elektrobit Group as co-owner of the local operating company Elektrobit Inc.

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John Burnette

Product Development

John Burnette is VP of Engineering at Opanga. He leads the design and development of Opanga’s products and systems. John has worked extensively with mobile network operators, overseeing system deployments into the world’s largest networks, and evaluating and commercializing new service offerings.

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Trevor Oster

Operational Management

With over 30 years of experience designing, deploying and operating 2G, 3G and 4G mobile networks in the US, Trevor brings invaluable operational experience to the Opanga team.

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Ben Hadorn

Head of European Operations

Ben Hadorn is the Head of European Operations at Opanga. Leading the wireless systems and engineering team, Ben supports OEMs in integration, feature updates, training and support of Opanga products and services worldwide.

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Dave Ryan

Board Advisor

Dave brings over 35 years of wireless industry experience to Opanga’s management team with a focus on RF Systems, RF Planning and RAN optimization. His expertise spans 3G, 4G and 5G technologies both in corporate environments at Motorola and AT&T Wireless as well as extensive experience with emerging technology ventures.

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Artur Seidel


Artur has more than 20 years of experience in leading software development organizations that develop mission critical software. This includes embedded software for the telecommunications industry, machine learning applications for industrial applications and software for automotive applications including safety relevant automotive OS implementations.

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Ryan Johnston

Customer Engineering

Ryan leads a team of experienced engineers developing ML algorithms and deploying solutions that deliver real business value for network operators. He also coordinates field trials and ensures excellent customer support for Opanga’s global installations.

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Tavi Siochi

Product Development

Tavi is leading the product and software development initiatives at Opanga, globally. With over 20 years in the technology industry, Tavi brings invaluable experience to Opanga.

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Scott Anderson


Scott is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Northeast Wireless Networks, LLC. Prior to joining Northeast Wireless Networks, LLC and since 1997-98, Scott has been a principal in Cedar Grove Partners, LLC, an investment partnership and in Cedar Grove Investments, LLC a private seed capital fund.

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Cole Brodman

Board Member

Cole Brodman is a member of Trilogy’s investing team. He served as a key member of the T-Mobile USA senior leadership team for nearly 17 years, leaving the business in June of 2012. He was a C-level executive in technology, product, and marketing positions at T-Mobile for over a decade, including roles as CTO and CMO.

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William Hague

Board Member

Bill is Chief Executive Officer of Tillman Infrastructure. He is a highly recognized executive in the telecommunications industry with over twenty-five years of industry leadership in domestic and international arenas.

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Ed Salley

Board Member

Ed has over 40 years of telecom industry experience in executive positions with AT&T, AT&T Wireless, NorthStar Communications Group, and PRTM Management Consultants. He has extensive experience in product management, supply-chain, and network operations, as well as international business development, marketing and sales.

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Adrian de los Santos

Board Member

Adrian de los Santos has held the position of Corporate Finance Director and Investor Relations Officer in Axtel S.A.B. de C.V. since September 2008 and had the Investor Relations Officer responsibility since joining the company in April 2006.

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Phil Roth

Board Member

Phil is a CPA currently in private practice. He has a 36 year track record of successful financial management including a senior level position with a “Big 8” accounting firm, founding partner of a medium size CPA firm, and a ten year stint as SVP and CFO of a medium sized manufacturing corporation before returning to private practice.

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