Management

Domenico Arpaia

Chief Executive Officer

Domenico has worked in the wireless industry for 30 years and has a broad management experience including management positions in R&D, Business Management and Product Marketing.

Before starting OrbiWise, Domenico was responsible for the IP Licensing Business and for activities with wireless operators globally at ST-Ericsson. 

Before moving to Switzerland in 2010, he worked in the USA with Ericsson for over 15 years and in Italy prior to that.

Domenico received his MSEE in 1989.

Didier Hélal

Senior Director, Strategic Accounts

Didier Helal is co-founder and Director of Strategic Accounts at OrbiWise, managing the major Accounts in EMEA and APAC. Didier was previously Director of Operational Development for the Silicon System Development division of ST-Ericsson. He has been in the wireless industry for 20+ years occupying several senior positions from advanced research to product development management in STMicroelectronics and ST-Ericsson, in the fields of UWB, WLAN and cellular standards. Didier received his PhD in Radar-Meteorology. He is contributing to the LoRa Alliance activities and promotes LPWA IoT as an accelerator to the Circular Economy and for reaching the SDGs of the United Nations’ agenda of 2030.

Peter Kaae Thomsen

CTO

Peter has over 19 years of experience in the wireless industry, having held several senior technical positions in SW and system HW/SW architecture development. 
Prior to OrbiWise, he was Head of the System Architecture Group in ST-Ericsson and was chief architect on all ST-Ericsson flagship smartphone chipsets. 
Peter has lived and worked in both Denmark and Switzerland. He holds an MSEE with an emphasis in Telecommunications Signal Processing.

Frédérick Gueydon

Head of Test Engineering

Frédérick has over 17 years experience in the wireless & telecommunications industry in senior engineering and technical positions. He has extensive experience in GSM/GPRS/WAP field testing, mobile platform SW integration, Embedded Linux and TCP-IP. Frédérick’s last position prior to OrbiWise was in mobile platform benchmarking and prototyping at ST-Ericsson. He also worked on the Linaro Open Source Community as a member of ST-Ericsson’s User Platform Team.
He holds an MS in Telecom & Networking.

Pierre-Jean Pietri

Fellow, Software Development and Architecture

Pierre-Jean has been working in the wireless communications field for 19 years. He was with ST and ST-Ericsson until 2013, in SW development & architecture and system architecture roles for mobile phone platforms. He was previously with Alcatel’s Mobile Communication Division where he led EDGE development and integration activities for the radio access network. He was also the company’s lead representative within 3GPP for EDGE technology standardization activities.
Pierre-Jean is co-author of two technical books on GPRS and EDGE technology and is a graduate of the Institut National des Télécommunications.

Jørgen Mortensen

Director, Product Management

Starting his career as an electronics engineer, Jørgen has since worked in the wireless industry for more than 29 years in R&D and marketing management roles. Jørgen worked in product management and account director positions at ST-Ericsson prior to joining OrbiWise in 2015. A Danish national having lived in Switzerland since the year 2000,  Jørgen holds an Msc. in Electrical Engineering and an MBA, both from Aalborg University

Scott Kubes

Head of Sales, Americas

Scott joined OrbiWise to manage the Americas operations in 2015. Coming from ST-Ericsson based out of the US where he was Director of Operator Relations, Scott previously held positions in operations, product planning and engineering within the wireless industry. 

Based in Atlanta, Scott holds an Msc. in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA. 

Stefano Crico

Head of Sales, EMEA

Stefano Crico has multi-year experience as Head of Sales & Business Development in EMEA in ICT, Digital & IoT Solutions & Services. He held management positions in Sales & Marketing with TOP Customers as well as Channels and Partners. He has a deep knowledge of EMEA culture and market together with specific competence in ICT & Digital Transformation, particularly in IoT, IT OSS/BSS Software Applications including Managed Services, IaaS & SaaS, VoIP, Mobile/Wireless Applications & Solutions, IPTV, Multimedia Services, Networking, Network Infrastructure.

He also developed competence in market introduction through specific marketing campaigns. He represents OrbiWise in LoRa Alliance Marketing Committee.

Rahul Dubey

Director, Customer Engineering

Rahul Dubey has over 15 years of experience in handling various management functions including Customer Engineering, team building, strategic project planning, product development & support. He is experienced in monitoring and communicating process performance with process owner and senior stakeholders also maintaining strong relationship with Business/Customer users and understanding how business and technology strategies align.

He is a trained and certified project manager. He holds Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Masters in Computer Application both from Mumbai.