MANAGEMENT AND BOARD
OF DIRECTORS

The founders and the management-team of Aarenet all have all a significant technical telecommunications, telephony and communications technologies background. Together with their employees they offer a very competent and highly experienced team to their customers. This customer centric team ensures customer comprehension of technical and business requirements, and on time delivery of the solutions and services.

FELIX JAKOB, CEO

Felix Jakob held several positions in his career, starting from development engineer to CTO of the former Ascom PBX Division. He gained his international experience in different European Countries as well as in India and the US. The success of Aarenet arises from his experience and profound technical know-how, his managerial skills in operational and strategic positioning and his professional network.

EMANUEL EGGENBERG, Operations

Emanuel Eggenberg accumulated profound experiences in project- and product-management, in the former Ascom PBX Division. He held several positions including appointments as project manager for the first IP based LAN-PBX of Ascom. His excellent know-how in VoIP and ISDN plus his sound understanding of the European market is an invaluable contribution to the success of Aarenet. Emanuel Eggenberg manages Aarenet’s Operations, the Managed Services and the Customer Services.

Daniel Jaggi,  ENGINEERING/R&D

Over twelve years of his professional life Daniel Jaggi spent developing software for two PBX generations (ISDN and VoIP) at Ascom AG. He gained his vast experience in IP based technologies as a solution architect for data-products and lead architect for data enabling products with Swisscom Mobile. Daniel Jaggi joined Aarenet in October 2006 and brings the full breadth of experience to excel the development activities in Aarenet.

Frank remmers, sales

Frank Remmers started his career in the development department of the Ascom PBX Division, moving with time into marketing and sales to enable and push the distribution of VoIP PBX systems in the European market space. Furthermore he gained knowledge with several international Tier 1 carriers like BT Global Services and held the position of Country Manager of Telefonica Switzerland from 2009 until 2013. He holds an MSc in Electrotechnical Engineering from the Twente University of Technology in the Netherlands. Frank Remmers joined Aarenet in April 2014 with the target to lead the expansion of the sales and distribution in the allocated markets. 

BAO VO, REGIONAL SALES director - APAC

Bao Vo has over 20 years of Telecommunications experience spanning scientific, engineering, operations and business development roles. Bao worked in R&D and operations positions at Northern Telecom in Canada, Project Management role at FirstMark Communications and Versatel Telecom in Western Europe. Most recently, Bao has held APAC Regional directorship position for US Technology companies such as Verilink and Patton Electronics. Bao holds a Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo – Canada. His broad international Telecommunications experience provides strong synergy with Aarenet’s business expansion initiative into the Pacific rim.

michel balabio, regional sales director southern europe

With over 15 years of experience in the Telecommunication market, Michel has been covering various roles with large and small IT companies, focusing on sales and business development assignments. Results oriented and capable to integrate with all types of organizations, Michel is passionate in building strong business relationships and long term customer collaborations. Specifically in the VoIP and ICT market segments, he has enabled consistent revenue growth and has implemented strategic key account management and tracked sales results with enterprise channels and Telco Service Providers.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The board of directors includes three active members. They contribute their personal experience and networks to the benefit of the company.