Management Team

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Chris MacFarland

Chairman
Chief Executive Officer

Chris MacFarland joined Masergy as Chief Operating Officer in 2008 and was quickly promoted to CEO and Executive Chairman. Under Mr. MacFarland’s leadership, Masergy continues to grow at a profitable and rapid pace including the key milestone of $1 billion in cumulative revenues. 

Chris was selected as the Tech Titans CEO of the Year for 2016 and the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 for the Southwest region. Prior to joining Masergy, he has served in various senior executive positions at BroadSoft, McLeodUSA, Allegiance Telecom, Verio, OnRamp, CompuNet and Compu-Tek International. Mr. MacFarland currently serves on the board of directors for iTopia.

Mr. MacFarland is passionate about community service and has championed numerous charitable and outreach programs. He attended the University of Texas at Arlington where he majored in Computer Science and Engineering.

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Robert Bodnar
Executive Vice President
Chief Financial Officer

Rob Bodnar has served as Masergy's Chief Financial Officer and Secretary since August 2005 and was additionally named Executive Vice President in July 2010. Mr. Bodnar is responsible for formulating capital formation strategy and coordinating M&A activities in addition to leading the finance, legal and human resources organizations at Masergy.

Prior to Masergy, Mr. Bodnar served as Vice President and CFO at Covaro Networks, a manufacturer of networking hardware, which was sold to ADVA Optical Networking in 2006. Previously, Mr. Bodnar worked in a variety of senior financial and accounting positions at Metera Networks, Spaghetti Warehouse restaurants and KPMG. Mr. Bodnar holds an MBA from Baylor University and a bachelor's in business administration from Texas A&M University

 

Chief Technology Officer
Tim Naramore
Chief Technology Officer

Tim Naramore has served as Masergy's Chief Technology Officer since March 2008. Mr. Naramore is responsible for the Information Technology, Network Engineering and Software Engineering groups at Masergy.

Prior to joining Masergy, Mr. Naramore served as Chief Information Officer and Group Vice President of IT at McLeodUSA. He previously held Chief Information Officer positions at Broadwing Communications and Allegiance Telecom, Inc., was Director of Product Development at Netcom/ICG, and held a variety of technical positions at Frito-Lay, Inc., Boeing Computer Services and Texas Instruments. Mr. Naramore holds a bachelor's of science in information systems from Pittsburg State University.

Senior Vice President, Business Development
John Dumbleton
Senior Vice President
Business Development

John Dumbleton has served as Senior Vice President, Business Development since May 2008. He is responsible for strategic business development activities and oversees the marketing and demand generation efforts at Masergy.

Prior to joining Masergy, Mr. Dumbleton served in senior executive roles at McLeodUSA and Allegiance Telecom.  His experience ranges from strategic sales, channel development, and product development to business strategy and strategic acquisitions.  Mr. Dumbleton holds an MBA and bachelor's of science in industrial engineering and operations research from Virginia Tech.

 

 Senior Vice President, Global Sales
Greg Nelson
Senior Vice President
Global Sales

Greg C. Nelson is senior vice president of global sales at Masergy, where he leads Masergy’s sales and channel organizations. He brings more than 18 years of experience to this position. 

Prior to Masergy, Nelson held a nine-year tenure with Forrester Research where he assumed multiple executive positions – most recently leading global sales initiatives as the company’s chief sales officer.

Prior to Forrester Research, Nelson held executive positions at Giga Information Group Inc., Sterling Software Inc. and Texas Instruments. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing and management information systems from Baylor University in Waco, Texas.

Senior Vice President, Solutions and Services
Chris Werpy
Senior Vice President
Solutions and Services

Chris Werpy is senior vice president of solutions and services and has been with Masergy since 2007. He leads multiple teams and is responsible for the Solutions Engineering, Client Services and Emerging Markets organizations. He brings more than 15 years of networking and communications experience with a proven track record in technical and strategic roles in operations, sales and business development.

Prior to joining Masergy, Werpy held various leadership positions at ICG Communications, LineSider Technologies and Pac-West Telecom. He has published numerous industry articles, spoken on various panels and is a recognized thought leader in the communications industry. 

Senior Vice President, Global Operations
Cam Anderson
Senior Vice President
Global Operations

Cam Anderson has served as Masergy's Senior Vice President of Global Operations since July 2011. Mr. Anderson is responsible for the company's Network Operations, Service Delivery and Access Management organizations. During his 12 years with Masergy, Cam has built and lead two of the departments that now report to him, initially serving as Director of Service Delivery followed by Vice President of Access Management.

Prior to joining Masergy, Mr. Anderson held various management positions with Excel Communications, Epic Realm and MCI (now Verizon Business). He holds a bachelor’s of science in civil engineering from Auburn University.

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