Meet our Leadership Team

Jim Foran
VP, Strategic Development
Head of Commercialization

Jim is Vice President, Strategic Development and Head of Commercialization for SONAR4, where he leads go-to-market efforts including assessment, planning and execution of market expansion activities. Prior to this role, he served as Mariner xVu’s Vice President of Sales and Business Development for the Americas, where he led the company’s customer acquisition activities across North America.

Jim joined Mariner in 2010, having previously spent 12 years in the various account management and consulting roles in the US, Canada and Caribbean for Sybase Inc., a major enterprise software firm acquired by SAP. Earlier in his career, Jim worked in Procter and Gamble Canada’s Information Systems group. Born in Moncton, NB Jim attended both Mount Allison University and Dalhousie University (TUNS), where he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering.

Alex is Chief Technology Officer of SONAR4 and is responsible for the SONAR4 technical solution, overseeing our team of talented R&D engineers. Since joining Mariner in 2005, Alex provided strong technical leadership in the development of Mariner xVu, the world’s first service assurance solution for IP video services. A highly talented implementor, Alex led all implementation efforts for greenfield Tier-1 accounts, including AT&T, Telefonica, TELUS and others.

Prior to joining Mariner, Alex held a range of technical and research positions at iMagicTV, AlcatelLucent and JDA, working on some of the pioneering IP systems and applications, including world’s first IP video middleware platform and world’s first content distribution platform for video-on-demand (VOD). Alex’s technical expertise spans a wide spectrum, and includes big data architecture, embedded systems architecture, distributed systems architecture, IP video solution architecture, network technologies and video standards.

Alex Petrovic
Chief Technology

“Our team is committed to solving the complex challenges of SDN and NFV relative to end-to-end service assurance including Orchestration, SDN Control, VMs, Containers, switch fabric, etc.”

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