Carl E. Sassano, Chairman
Carl Sassano serves as chairman of VoicePort. Mr. Sassano is also executive chairman of Transcat and was CEO from 2002-2007.
Mr. Sassano previously served as president and chief operating officer (COO) of Bausch & Lomb, Inc., in 2000 and 1999, respectively. He also held numerous positions at Bausch & Lomb from 1973 to 2000.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of IEC, Inc. (IEC.OB) and a partner in CSW Associates, a Rochester-based private investment partnership. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Rochester Institute of Technology, WXXI (the PBS affiliate for the Greater Rochester area), and the Eastman Dental Center Foundation.
Christopher J. Mann, President & CEO
Christopher Mann serves as President and CEO of VoicePort.
Mr. Mann previously served as vice president and general manager of Worldwide Customer Service for Veeco Instruments, a worldwide supplier of metrology and process equipment for the semiconductor industry, and held the position of senior vice president of marketing and sales for CVC, Inc., prior to the company's purchase by Veeco in 2000.
Before joining CVC in 1979, he was employed by Sperry Gyroscope in the United Kingdom.
Jacqueline Parks, Chief Technology Officer
Jacqueline Parks is a co-founder of VoicePort. During her six years at Nortel Networks, Ms. Parks helped develop the voice application software that provides Directory Assistance to most of the North American telecom companies.
She also led a team that designed, developed and deployed a voice portal solution and provided technology direction to the AOL-Time Warner sales team and its customers - and, while at Global Telecom Networks, Ms. Parks developed, installed and maintained one of the first calling card platforms in North America and the first in Jamaica.
Alphonse J. Sasso, Vice President of Business Development
Alphonse J. Sasso serves as Vice President of Business Development.
Mr. Sasso previously served as Executive Director of Sales for Bausch & Lomb, Inc., a global eye care company working in its Lens Care and Contact Lens Medical Device divisions.
Mr. Sasso also held positions in senior marketing, leading Bausch & Lomb's Customer Marketing organization. Before joining Bausch & Lomb in 1997, he held senior sales and trade marketing roles at Schering-Plough HealthCare.