Management Team

Our philosphy for building a best of breed, network automation company is based on years of experience with leading service providers including Terremark, Prolexic, UnitedLayer and Limelight Networks.

The 6connect Team

Aaron Hughes – CEO/CTO & Co-Founder

With over 20 years of experience in advanced systems and network designs, Aaron has built and deployed IPv6 networks for the last 10 years for various organizations including branches of the Federal Government. Aaron teaches network automation and management strategies at conferences around the World, and is a well recognized thought leader in the IPv6 space.

Pete Sclafani – COO & Co-Founder

Pete has over 10 years of experience in building and deploying datacenter and related infrastructure including systems administration. Most recently at UnitedLayer, a regional provider of colocation and cloud services, Pete led product development efforts and business process automation for the operations team. Pete’s prior positions include multiple roles in Product/Program Marketing and Management in the network security and social networking fields. He holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Santa Clara University and a M.S. in Information Assurance from Norwich University.

Mike Sullivan – CFO

Mr. Sullivan has a unique advantage having spent many years in industry in high level finance and general management positions.  Mr. Sullivan served as CFO and Vice President of Finance for Digital Island, Inc., a company that was publicly traded until its sale.  Prior to Digital Island, Mr. Sullivan served as VP Operations and CFO for Tut Systems Inc., a publicly traded company, a networking company that develops and manufactures networking hardware products that utilize existing copper wire infrastructure to transmit data at very high speeds. Mr. Sullivan is a licensed CPA and is licensed to practice accounting in California and Oregon.  Mr. Sullivan earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.

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