Our leadership is a rare blend of creative thinkers, analytical wizards, and technology experts dedicated to delivering a superior communications platform. Since 1999, Bandwidth has recruited the best and the brightest to champion our broader team and focus on empowering you.
David MorkenCofounder, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
David Morken is also the co-founder, chairman, and former CEO of Republic Wireless, as well as being the co-founder of Durham Cares. Prior to founding Bandwidth in 1999, David served on active duty in the Marine Corps as a Judge Advocate and Headquarters Company Commander. David received a B.A. in Political Science from Oral Roberts University and a J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School.
Daryl RaifordChief Financial Officer
Daryl Raiford oversees all financial strategy and operations for Bandwidth, including accounting, treasury, tax, financial analysis and reporting. He has a proven track record of driving growth and scaling global organizations across multiple sectors in software, telecommunications and technology. Before joining Bandwidth, he was Chief Financial Officer of Ribbon Communications (NASDAQ: RBBN), where he was credited with its strategic transformation and the successful integration of numerous global M&A deals–including the merger of GENBAND and Sonus Networks to create Ribbon and, most recently, Ribbon’s 2020 acquisition of ECI Telecom Ltd. Previously, Daryl was a top finance executive driving global growth at Freescale Semiconductor, Travelport Worldwide Ltd. and Hewlett-Packard. He is Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Board of Directors of Leone Media Inc., a private company operating as MediaKind. Daryl holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Brandon AsbillGeneral Counsel
As General Counsel, Brandon Asbill oversees all legal operations for Bandwidth, including corporate, sales, human resources, intellectual property, compliance, and regulatory functions.
Before joining Bandwidth, Brandon spent 12 years with Red Hat, where he served as Vice President & Assistant General Counsel. He led teams that completed over 20 acquisitions with an aggregate value of more than $1.5 billion. He also led key aspects of IBM’s $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat, which was the then-largest software acquisition in history.
He obtained his undergraduate degree in History from Princeton University and his J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law.
As President, Marina Carreker leads strategic initiatives on behalf of CEO, David Morken. For the past four years, Marina has served as Deputy General Counsel for Bandwidth, where she was responsible for a broad range of Bandwidth’s legal portfolio, including the negotiation of key strategic commercial agreements, oversight of litigation and government investigations, and management of all data privacy issues. She developed and implemented Bandwidth’s GDPR compliance efforts, navigating new territory at the regulation’s inception. Prior to joining Bandwidth, Marina spent eight years as a litigation attorney. Marina graduated from the University of North Carolina, where she was a Morehead Scholar. She earned her law degree from the University of Virginia.
Noreen AllenChief Marketing Officer
As Chief Marketing Officer, Noreen Allen is responsible for building the Bandwidth brand and driving revenue across all lines of business.For the past 16 years, she’s held leadership positions with both private and publicly traded companies. Most recently, Noreen served as Vice President, Global Marketing for e-commerce software provider, ChannelAdvisor.
Noreen graduated from Rider University with a B.A in Public Relations.
Rebecca BottorffChief People Officer
As Chief People Officer, Rebecca Bottorff is responsible for developing and directing the overall People Services (human resources) strategy for Bandwidth. In addition to leading People Services, she oversees internal communication and the company’s corporate giving and community involvement program, Bandwidth Cares.
Prior to joining Bandwidth, Rebecca was founder and President of Venture Savvy Consulting Group, providing human resources and leadership expertise primarily for growing technology companies.
Rebecca graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a B.A in Behavioral Sciences.
Scott MullenChief Technology Officer
As Chief Technology Officer, Scott Mullen is responsible for the development, engineering, operations, and overall technical strategy of the Bandwidth platforms and services.
Scott is a seasoned technologist, bringing 20 years of experience in engineering and software development to Bandwidth. He has deep experience in building highly scalable software platforms and has built development teams capable of scaling with businesses in high growth communications companies.
Prior to Bandwidth Scott worked for Lucent Technologies designing and implementing their next generation IP platforms and applications.
Scott is a graduate of the University of Maryland Baltimore County with a degree in Computer Science.
Kade RossChief Information Officer
As Chief Information Officer, Kade Ross oversees Bandwidth’s information technology, data governance, analytics, service management, and security functions. Kade joined Bandwidth in 2002 as employee number thirteen, and has been an integral part of some of Bandwidth’s most transformational milestones. He guided enterprise sales and support for one of Bandwidth’s largest customer accounts, and helped lead the team that successfully built the first iteration of our voice network within nine months.
Kade has a B.S. from UNC Chapel Hill, and brings seventeen years of leadership experience in Information Technology, Facilities, People Services, and Enterprise Sales to the Bandwidth team. Outside the office, Kade enjoys spending time with his wife Mary Margaret and children Hayes and Louise.
Ryan HenleyChief Customer Officer
As Chief Customer Officer, Ryan Henley is responsible for ensuring customers are successful across their entire Bandwidth journey. Joining Bandwidth in 2013, Ryan has led operational and customer success teams in support of serving and growing our customers. He is passionate about our customers’ success and keenly interested in partnering to deliver innovative, timely, responsive solutions.
Ryan began his career as a communications officer in the US Army after graduating from Georgetown University. Ryan also holds a Masters of Finance from the University of Colorado as well as Six Sigma Black Belt and Project Management Professional certifications.
John BellChief Product Officer
John Bell leads Product at Bandwidth. His team is responsible for driving strategy, design, and development across Bandwidth’s product portfolio. John has deep experience working directly with the market leaders in enterprise communications that rely on Bandwidth’s platform and products. John holds a Bachelor of Science from Harvey Mudd College, and has previously worked within the mobile ecosystem at Accenture, InfoSpace Mobile and Motricity.
Amaya LanteroGM, International
Amaya Lantero was previously Chief Revenue Officer for Voxbone. As GM, International, Amaya leads international operations for Bandwidth, including commercial, product, operations, and technology. She has full P&L responsibility and is overseeing the transition of Voxbone to “One Bandwidth.” Amaya got her start in corporate finance helping fast-growing tech companies with their strategy, M&A, and financing. She then spent three years at Blippar, an augmented reality tech company, where she built the partner network from scratch and turned it into the company’s highest growth revenue stream through the commercialization of its SaaS product, growing its revenues by 100% for two years in a row. Amaya has a joint degree in law and business from ICADE, Comillas Pontifical University.
John Murdock was previously Bandwidth’s General Counsel and presently serves as a director of Republic Wireless. John is broadly active in the wireless communications and competitive networks space as a director on the boards of both the CTIA and Incompas industry organizations. Prior to joining Bandwidth, John founded a specialized law firm with a national level complex litigation focus. As a Marine officer, John served on active duty, including combat in Operation Desert Shield & Storm. John obtained a B.S. in Finance from Miami University of Ohio, with an NROTC scholarship and a J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School.
Luke Roush co-founded Sovereign’s Capital in 2012, and is a managing partner for the firm. While living in Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta from 2013-2016, he opened the firm’s operations in Asia. Luke is primarily focused on the firm’s healthcare and consumer product investments. Prior to Sovereign’s Capital, Luke had twelve years of experience in global commercialization and business development at venture-backed and Fortune 500 companies. He was Vice President for Sales, Marketing, and Business Development at TransEnterix (NYSE:TRXC), a medical device company that developed and commercialized a minimally invasive surgical system in the US, Europe, and Asia. Luke graduated summa cum laude from Duke University, and later earned his MBA from The Fuqua School of Business. Luke resides in San Jose, California with his wife, Brooke, and their three children.
Brian D. BaileyDirector
Brian D. Bailey has served as a director of Bandwidth since February 2013. Brian is a co-founder and managing partner of Carmichael Partners, a private investment firm based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Prior to forming Carmichael Partners, he worked in private equity at The Carlyle Group in Washington, Forstmann Little & Co. in New York, and Carousel Capital in Charlotte. In addition to his private equity background, Brian previously held investment banking positions at Bowles Hollowell Conner & Co. in Charlotte and CS First Boston in New York and served in several government positions in Washington including Special Assistant to the President in the Office of the White House Chief of Staff and Director of Strategic Planning and Policy at the U.S. Small Business Administration. Brian currently serves on the boards of Bandwidth, Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Republic Wireless, and the TDF Foundation. Brian holds a B.A. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Douglas A. SurianoDirector
Douglas A. Suriano has served as a director of Bandwidth since October 2017. Until September 2019, Douglas was senior vice president and general manager of Oracle Communications. Douglas joined Oracle Communications in 2013 as vice president of products following Oracle Communications’ acquisition of Tekelec, Inc. At Tekelec, Inc., Douglas served as chief technology officer and vice president of engineering. Douglas holds a B.S. degree from the U.S. Naval Academy and an M.S. in information technology from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School.