Executive Team

Kevin Cook is Dialogic’s President and CEO. Kevin has been with Dialogic since late 2008 and has served in various executive management positions including President and COO where he directed global operations for more than 700 employees in 30 countries. Prior to that he was EVP of Worldwide Field Operations where he was responsible for sales, marketing, services and our global go-to-market strategy. Before Dialogic, Kevin served as Vice President, North America at Avaya Inc., where he directed a 1700 person organization that spanned sales, services, and field marketing functions. Prior to that, he held senior level sales and operating positions at Lucent Technologies and AT&T. Kevin has degrees in Business Administration and Communications from the University of Wisconsin and is a member of various professional organizations.

Anthony Housefather is Dialogic’s Executive Vice President Corporate Affairs and General Counsel. In addition to his General Counsel responsibilities, Anthony is also responsible for purchasing and real estate. Anthony joined Dialogic in 1997 and has also served as project manager for the integration of Dialogic's last four acquisitions. Anthony has degrees in common and civil law from McGill University and an MBA degree from Concordia University.

Bill Crank is Dialogic’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Services, responsible for sales, channels, professional services, and support. Immediately prior to Dialogic, Bill was Vice President of Sales and Business Development for Metaswitch Networks. As Vice President of Sales & BD for Ubiquity Software he provided the sales leadership and partner strategy to help the company to an IPO and eventual acquisition by Avaya. After Ubiquity, Bill was asked to be President of NCI where he drove a significant strategy change that led to an eventual acquisition. He has also held executive management roles as President of Wireless Systems Consulting, Executive Vice President of CI Wireless, Vice President Sales & Marketing of Ortel - Wireless Systems Division, and senior leadership roles of increasing responsibility at Allen Telecom and Motorola where he started his career. Bill has a BBA in Marketing from Western Connecticut State University.

Bob Dennerlein is Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, responsible for all financial, IT and HR functions for Dialogic. Prior to joining Dialogic, Bob was CFO for Raritan, Inc. where he led the company’s efforts in raising private equity growth capital in addition to leading a successful turnaround which enabled the company to expand its portfolio of new products and technologies. Before joining Raritan, Bob, as CFO for Globix, successfully closed and integrated two mergers and initiated a successful company turnaround program marked by double digit growth in revenue and EBITDA. Prior to Globix, Bob was Vice President and Controller for OpNext, formerly a NASDAQ-listed global optical components company. He has also held senior leadership roles at Agere Systems (formerly the Microelectronics division of Lucent technologies), International Specialty Products, Bongrain, S.A. and Nabisco Brands. He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Bob graduated from Seton Hall University with an MS degree in International Business and a BS degree in Accounting. He is also a CPA with membership in professional associations AICPA, NJSCPA and FEI.

Jim Machi is Senior Vice President of Product Management & Marketing for Dialogic, responsible for driving the overall product strategy and roadmap and marketing strategy, programs and communications. Jim has been with Dialogic since 1998 when he joined as Director of Product Management, working to develop the company's IP telephony roadmap and strategy. Jim was recognized by Internet Telephony Magazine as one of the “Top 100 Voices of IP Communications” and by WebRTC Expo as a a “WebRTC Pioneer”. Jim holds an MBA degree from New York University’s Stern School of Business and a BS degree in electrical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

Kevin Gould is the Senior Vice President of Product Development and Operations at Dialogic and is responsible for product management and development of the company’s broad portfolio of products, as well as manufacturing and supply chain management. Before joining Dialogic, Kevin was the VP & GM of the global Unified Communications Devices business unit with Avaya. Prior to Avaya, he also held senior R&D management positions with Lucent Technologies and AT&T Bell Laboratories. Kevin graduated from Monmouth University with a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.