SkyBell Technologies Inc. - Leadership
Giovanni Tomaselli – President, Interim CEO & Board Member
Giovanni Tomaselli is a trusted and known name in the world of technology and manufacturing. Having scaled large Fortune 500 companies and large organizations, Giovanni provides the edge needed to develop hubs for technology, manufacturing, and business.
Giovanni was a Harvard Business School Case Study subject that outlined his success in Asia. Living in Asia for 30 years has given him the ability to have first-hand experience in some of the largest manufacturing plants in the electronics industry. Being the head of Consumer Electronics at Flextronics with over 15,000 people under his supervision allowed him to experience best in class manufacturing, design and go to market activities.
Global Senior Executive with multi-billion-dollar sales achievements at Flextronics, Polaroid, & ION Camera. 20+ years in digital imaging product design, development, manufacturing, sales, and business development, he is well placed to take SkyBell to the next level.
Desiree Mejia – Chief Operating Officer, Treasurer & Secretary
As a co-founder of SkyBell, Desiree plays a crucial role in steering the company’s strategic operations. Celebrating SkyBell’s 10 years in business in June 2023, Desiree has overseen the professional installation of over 2 Million Video Doorbells through the security industry. She expertly leads SkyBell’s supply chain management and contract manufacturing, while overseeing the development and launch of SkyBell Connect, the company’s proprietary back-office system that overseas all deployed devices. Additionally, in her capacity as SkyBell’s Principal Executive, Desiree focuses on nurturing existing customer relationships, steering Customer Support, and supervising Order Fulfillment. Before setting the foundation for SkyBell, Desiree served as Chief Operating Officer at Location Based Technologies, a firm renowned for its GPS tracking solutions.
Murray Wikol – Non-Executive Board Member
For the past nineteen years Mr. Wikol has served as President and CEO of ProVisions LLC. Murray D. Wikol is a Founder, C-Level Executive, and/or Board Member for commercial, non-for-profit and public sector enterprises. His primary responsibilities include strategic planning, governance, financial performance, risk management, and operations directing and managing the efforts of ProVisions LLC. Current Roles include Michigan Finance Authority – Board Member, University of Michigan College of Engineering Leadership Advisory Board and Capital Campaign Committee, DocuSign Advisory Board Member. Murray D. Wikol is an accomplished business professional and community member with particularly strong credentials in development, financing, and management.
Scott Durchslag – Non-Executive Board Member
Scott Durchslag in his last major role was the President and CEO of Angie’s List. He is an action-oriented change leader in growth businesses & product-driven turnarounds with 20 years of global experience across technology companies in fiercely competitive industries. Lived and worked in Asia, Europe, and North America with a strong track record in both strategy and operational execution to deliver committed financial performance. Tripled the value of Angie's List in two years and sold it to IAC/HomeAdviser. Helped turn around Best Buy as leader of Digital and Marketing for the leading multichannel elecontrics retailer. Turned around Expedia Worldwide, the top global ecommerce business in travel. Scaled Skype by doubling users & revenue resulting in a successful sale to private equity. Drove $15B turnaround strategy for a $25B mobile business, and organically built two high margins $1B P&L’s at Skype & Motorola. Elected a partner of McKinsey & Company in four years. Harvard MBA and Phi Beta Kappa BA from University of Chicago. His area of expertise includes Product Development, Sales, Marketing, e-Commerce, and Partnerships.
Dr. Kousay Al-Kourainy, MD – Non-Executive Board Member
Dr. Al-Kourainy, MD is a practicing Hematologist & Oncologist in Chula Vista, CA. Dr. Al-Kourainy graduated from University of Baghdad Al-Kindy College of Medicine in 1976 and has been in practice for 43 years. He completed a residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. Dr. Al-Kourainy also specializes in Internal Medicine. He currently practices at Kousay Al-Kourainy MD and is affiliated with Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center. Dr. Al-Kourainy accepts multiple insurance plans including Aetna, Medicare, and Anthem. Dr. Al-Kourainy is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. Dr. Al-Kourainy also practices at Emergency & Acute Care Medical Corp. in Chula Vista, CA. In addition to English, Dr. Al-Kourainy's practice supports the Spanish language.
John Chiorando – Non-Executive Board Member
John Chiorando is the CEO of Quality One, which holds MSAs with every major telecom player in North America, Chiorando guided the firm from a 100-million-dollar company to a 400-million-dollar company within a year. Chiorando has accumulated experience as an owner and strategic partner in multiple industries for over 30 years, including healthcare, BPOs, energy, consumer products, wine sales and imports, beverage, telecom, engineering, ecommerce, finance, software, real estate, security, intellectual property, and most recently the music industry. Further, Chiorando has eight figures in exits and equity transactions to his name, and sits on the board of several other organizations, notably Q1, iVox Solutions, FLICharge, and the Down Syndrome Foundation of Florida.