Gary T. Hannah is CEO of Pronexus, a company recognized as an innovator in interactive voice response (IVR), speech technology, and Visual IVR. Hannah took over as CEO from the company’s founder in the summer of 2007, and converted the company from an exclusive R&D focus to a sales and marketing-driven firm. Hannah orchestrated an employee-based buyout from Active Voice in 2001 making Pronexus a private 100% Canadian majority employee-owned company. Most recently, Hannah led Pronexus in expanding the company’s flagship product, VBVoice, to support dual-channel developing.
Active in the field of computers and service for 30+ years, Hannah has specialized in high technology, telecommunications, financial and manufacturing business solutions. His successes range from establishing unique marketing and distribution strategies to resolving a number of strategic planning issues, coupled with extensive channel experience.
Prior to leading Pronexus, Hannah was President and CEO of Internet start-up ThinWEB Technologies. In this role, Hannah laid the framework in sales and marketing to enable ThinWEB to pursue an IPO in the U.S. He was also a member of the board for ThinWEB and NoTime Wireless. Before joining ThinWEB, Hannah was vice president at JetForm Corporation (now Adobe) in marketing, sales and services, where he was responsible for the Global Partner Program that included OEMs, VARs and distributors worldwide, client relations and channel sales.
Prior to ThinWeb, Hannah was president and founder of Alliance Network Inc., a North American computer services and distribution company. Prior to Alliance Network, Hannah was Director and General Manager of Crowntek Business Centers (CBCI), where he was part of the executive management team (now part of GE Capital).
In addition to many years of general management experience, Hannah has been the lead executive on two mergers, JetForm-Delrina and GE Capital-CBCI. A recipient of the Ottawa Business Journals’ 2002 Forty under 40, Hannah is past vice president of the environment for the Lac Sinclair Lake Association, where he enjoys spending time at the cottage with his wife, four young adult children and his husky-wolf mix dog, Lexy.
Valentin Doroga moved to Ottawa in 1997 and joined Pronexus., . He has been part of toolkit R&D and acted as teamleader from 1999, playing a key role in the design and implementation of numerous new features of Pronexus’ products. He has been in the position of chief architect since 2007, directing technology for product development. Previously, Valentin worked for a software company that specialized in process control. There he led a team responsible for a project involving data acquisition, transmission and centralized processing to optimize natural gas transmission stations. Valentin holds a degree in mathematics and computer Science from Cluj,Romania. In 2017 Valentin celebrated 20 years with Pronexus.