President and Co-Founder
Mr. Rose is the President and Co-Founder of Turnberry Solutions. He is responsible for leading the company, developing long-term strategies and fostering key relationships and alliances. Mr. Rose’s mission is to deliver the highest quality services to Turnberry’s customers and partners around the world.
Prior to co-founding Turnberry, Mr. Rose was the CEO and President of Planet Exchange, a pioneer in instant messaging technology. Before Planet Exchange, Mr. Rose successfully ran North American Sales for software start-up company MINT Communication Systems, an EAI Middleware Company, which was purchased by SunGard Data Systems, Inc. (SDS). He also spent five years in sales management at Sun Microsystems, primarily selling and architecting Internet infrastructure solutions for major corporations. Other career highlights include strategic positions with NCR and AT&T.
Mr. Rose regularly advises Fortune 500 accounts with web initiatives as well as start-ups and venture capital firms regarding business strategy and tactics to meet their business goals. Mr. Rose has specific expertise in acquiring capital and providing both business and technical due diligence assessments for companies. He has held interim CxO positions and helped launch several successful start-ups.
Mr. Rose is best known in his circles as the “Ambassador of Enthusiasm.” He brings a high-energy, can-do attitude to the Turnberry ecosystem.
Mr. Rose is a graduate of Drexel University and a member of the Cambridge Who’s Who. He is passionate about his involvement in CHOP and Camp Sunshine. Mr. Rose resides in the Philadelphia area.
CTO and Co-Founder
Mr. Davis is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Co-Founder of Turnberry Solutions. Mr. Davis has over 20 years of combined Software Development, Systems Engineering, and Management experience. His deep technical background combined with his broad industry experience provide him with a unique ability to effectively and efficiently apply technology to solving complex business problems.
Over the past 8 years, Mr. Davis has been engaged as a senior technology consultant to Comcast, architecting and deploying their High Speed Data and VoIP services products. Mr. Davis played an instrumental role in Comcast’s migration away from Excite@Home. This migration process entailed extensive work with provisioning systems, web services, portals, messaging systems, directory infrastructure, as well as customer care tools. Mr. Davis has also been instrumental in architecting and deploying solutions in support of Comcast’s acquisition of AT&T Broadband.
Other Comcast projects Mr. Davis has consulted on in the role of lead architect include:
- Digital Voice Center : A customer-facing portal, which supports Comcast’s 5M residential Digital Voice subscribers. This portal application along with its associated service orchestration engine and backend web services represents Comcast’s first SOA based application.
- Business Class Services: Architected end-to-end solutions for supporting an assortment of Comcast’s commercial (SMB) service offerings.
In addition to his roles as architecture consultant and development manager, Mr. Davis serves as a trusted advisor to Comcast’s executive management.
Mr. Davis started his career working for Leeds and Northrup doing real-time, mission critical software engineering for their distributed controls systems group. From there, Mr. Davis joined Sun Microsystems where he focused on architecting mission critical IT solutions for Fortune 500 companies. During his five years with Sun Microsystems, Mr. Davis specialized in Java technologies from Java’s introduction in 1995. Mr. Davis also designed highly available and scalable clustered architectures for mission critical business applications. Other career highlights include senior technology positions for several software companies in the areas of CRM, EAI, Knowledge Management, and Collaboration.
Mr. Davis holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Lafayette College, and a MS degree in Computer Science from Villanova University. Mr. Davis resides in Haverford, PA.
Chief Strategy Officer
Mr. Riviello is the Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) of Turnberry Labs and is responsible for defining Turnberry’s Innovation Roadmap. His charter is to strategically define, package and incubate new products, services and go-to-market solutions by working with and attracting strategic partners and entrepreneurial spirited individuals.
Mr. Riviello is a senior Sales, Marketing and Channel executive with over 20 years experience building and developing sales and partner channels to effectively scale businesses of all sizes. Prior to joining Turnberry, Mr. Riviello co-founded SWOT Management Group (SWOTmg), a sales and channel development firm focused exclusively on the high-tech industry. In 2007, SWOTmg won the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Award. He also co-founded Channeltivity, a channel management software company that offers on-line, easy-to-use tools for IT Channel Managers. Prior to those endeavors, Mr. Riviello spent 13 years in a variety of sales leadership positions at Sun Microsystems where he managed and motivated a team of sales, systems, service, marketing, channel, finance, and industry specialists. Mr. Riviello received Sun’s America Sales Leadership Award consecutively from 1996 through 2003 and was named the Northeast Manager of the Year during 4 of his 13 years at Sun Microsystems. Other career highlights include technical and sales positions at GE and Xerox.
Mr. Riviello has a passion for excellence, enormous energy and the ability to energize others. He is an executive coach, inspirational speaker and author on transformational change, business innovation and leadership development. Philadelphia SmartCEO magazine recognized Mr. Riviello’s efforts as a SmartCxO Award recipient for building a team that diversified and scaled Turnberry’s business to unprecedented heights. He holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Potsdam State University of NY and been an active member of the Entrepreneur’s Organization, an influential global community of business owners who engage in dynamic peer-to-peer learning experiences.
Mr. Riviello lives in Lansdale, PA with his wife Kathy and 3 children. He coaches AAU Basketball, enjoys photography, music and the ocean.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Kennedy is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Turnberry Solutions. Mr. Kennedy provides leadership to the firm’s most senior technologists, enabling new solution and practice offerings to be brought to market. He also oversees a critical function in Talent Acquisition, supporting the firm’s growth strategy. The Talent Acquisition team is chartered with attracting the best technical talent available. Mr. Kennedy’s team and processes ensure operational excellence and client satisfaction. Mr. Kennedy has 15 years of leadership experience in enterprise information technologies, particularly with full life cycle, large-scale solution development. Known as an influential innovator, he has specialized interests in knowledge management, decision support systems and process improvement/automation. Mr. Kennedy is passionate about business/technology alignment, service-oriented architecture and agile project management methodologies, which he believes form the foundation of successful organizations that implement technology as a strategic enabler of their operation.
Prior to joining Turnberry, Mr. Kennedy was an Enterprise Solutions Architect at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals. He was a lead innovator in BI/BPM for the global Drug-Discovery organization, as well as leading global, corporate wide knowledge management and leading edge architectural strategy initiatives including the company’s adoption of service-oriented architecture. He was an influential part of the team that launched the SOA platform at AstraZeneca and managed a number of key components. Mr. Kennedy played a crucial role in integrating Astra and Zeneca’s separate research information systems in the years following the company’s merger and establishing the architecture discipline formally for the company. Earlier in his career, he gained valuable experience in the financial industry with startup InvestorForce.Com and GMAC Commercial Mortgage as a senior systems architect. Other career highlights include electronic retail experience with QVC, Inc. as a software engineer and technical project manager.
Mr. Kennedy has genuine leadership experience in enterprise information technologies, particularly with large-scale application analysis, design, development and support, and specialized interests in knowledge management, decision support systems and process improvement/automation.
Mr. Kennedy has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA. While there, he held several leadership positions and accelerated in both academic and professional aspects, graduating with honors at the top of his department. He recently completed an MS degree in Management from the University of Delaware.
Mr. Kuppili is one of the original members of Turnberry Solutions. Mr. Kuppili has over 10 years of experience as a software architect and senior developer. Mr. Kuppili’s experience includes the design, development, and implementation of software systems and applications, with a focus on J2EE platforms, e-commerce systems, Portals, BPM, personalization infrastructure, distributed object development, ODBMS and RDBMS. Mr. Kuppili’s experience has spanned a wide range of commercial business industries, including Telco/Cable (provisioning, customer care), Financials (e-commerce, electronic bill presentment and payment systems) with overall emphasis on the full life cycle development.Mr. Kuppili’s expertise includes gathering business requirements; preparing systems requirements, process flows, data flows; development and integration of software packages and frameworks.
Most recently, Mr. Kuppili has spent the last 5 years consulting for Comcast. At Comcast Mr. Kuppili has been responsible for designing and creating various J2EE-based enterprise applications in support of Comcast’s residential and commercial services offerings. Currently Mr. Kuppili is consulting as a lead architect for Comcast’s commercial sales and operations portal, with focus on flow through order management, customer relationship management, and provisioning.
Prior to work at Comcast, Mr. Kuppili did work for John Hancock leading a team of Engineers to create a J2EE based Direct Sales Application that is used by Customer Service Representatives. Mr. Kuppili has also done work for Wyeth Pharmaceuticals architecting and developing a J2EE based Clinical Trials Portal Application.
Mr. Kuppili holds a BS and MS degree in Computer Science.
Mr. Shah is one of the original members of Turnberry Solutions. Mr. Shah is an Enterprise Architect with over thirteen years of experience in IT requirements definition, assessments, product selection, design and implementation of a broad array of technology strategies and solutions. He has spent the last seven years managing mission critical projects at a large broadband provider.
Mr. Shah has effectively architected complex projects involving large-scale (customer base > 15M+ customers) deployments for architectures involving various technologies such as J2EE (JSP/Servlets/EJB) on multiple application servers, LDAP, Oracle 8i/9i/10g, Portal Servers, XML/XSLT, Web Services using JAXM/JAXP/JAXRPC, JMS, JMX, RMI, MQSeries, Struts framework, JATO framework, JavaMail to name a few. His experience also includes requirements gathering, design and developing software architectures, usage modeling, performance testing, analysis, and tuning, client training and building complex IT infrastructures.
Prior to joining Turnberry, Mr. Shah was an Architect at CVS/pharmacy, providing leadership in several technology initiatives including their http://www.cvs.com (customer base of over 1.1 million) overhaul from being an ASP based to it being J2EE based. Prior to that, he was an Associate Architect with Major League Baseball http://www.mlb.com (customer base of over 14 million) providing architectural leadership on various technologies such as streaming audio/video content, e-commerce of memorabilia, content management and email services. Other career highlights include strategic positions at Putnam Investments, WebMD, SBC Communications and Lucent Technologies.
Mr. Shah has a Master of Science degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Mumbai.
Mr. Galgano is the Technology Director responsible for Advanced Infrastructure Practice. In this role, he oversees a team of architects, engineers and planners specializing in enterprise infrastructure capabilities including Optimized Desktop, Configuration Management, Virtualization, Messaging and Unified Communications. Mr. Galgano is a Microsoft Virtual Technology Specialist (VTS) specializing in Microsoft Enterprise Infrastructure Technologies.
Mr. Galgano adds valuable depth to the Turnberry Solutions Enterprise Architecture team. A talented and accomplished technology executive, he attributes his success to his highly creative approach and entrepreneurial experience. Mr. Galgano brings specialized expertise in Enterprise Architecture, Standards and IT Governance practices.
Mr. Galgano maintains a deep appreciation of disruptive technology innovation and its role in transforming business. He drives the thought leadership at Turnberry and for its clients in understanding and leveraging cloud computing.
Prior to joining Turnberry, Mr. Galgano held executive IT leadership roles within organizations in the IT Professional Services, Investment Management, Pharmaceutical and Market Research industries.
As CTO for Lightspeed Research, the global online market research division of Kantar/WPP, Mr. Galgano was responsible for creating and executing the firm’s technology strategy including architecture of custom Internet facing systems supporting 3.5M+ global users, core infrastructure, business intelligence, online marketing and new product development. With the help of his global cross-functional team located in New Jersey, London, Sydney, Singapore and Bulgaria, his strategies were instrumental in supporting the organic growth of the online sample business from $1M to $70M during his six year tenure.
As COO of Trilogy Capital Management, Mr. Galgano was responsible for leading the design and implementation of the companyís core passive index product. He managed daily operations of the commodity trading advisory firm. With a staff of seven, he oversaw portfolios, trading functions, client performance reporting, marketing and sales, accounting, and finance.
Mr. Galgano is a graduate of the University of Delaware with a Bachelors of Science degree in Computer and Information Sciences and a Minor in Mathematics.
Mr. Valente leads Turnberry Solutions Quality Assurance Practice. He has 18 years of experience in Software Development with a strong focus on Quality Assurance.
Mr. Valente is a high energy director experienced in leading multinational teams of up to 65 members with a strong experience base in India. He excels in strategic planning, project management, building and managing high performance teams; implementing best practices and continuous improvement programs while delivering strong financial results.
Business Process Management
Mr. Carew has over 14 years of experience as a software architect and senior developer. He specializes in the design, strategy, and implementation of complex Business Process Management orchestration solutions.
Mr. Carew has an extensive knowledge and understanding of BPM best practices, methodology, governance, and solution design, having worked in a variety of industries including Telco, Banking and Financial, and Manufacturing among others.
Enterprise Performance Manager/BI Practice Director
Mr. McCormick leads Turnberry Solutions’ Business Intelligence practice where he enables business leaders to make smart business decisions based on relevant and reliable information in the context of strategy, operations and economics.
Prior to Turnberry Solutions, Mr. McCormick was a Partner in Andersen’s Business Consulting Group where he lead all consulting services directed to CFO’s in Europe and North America. Prior to that, Mr. McCormick lead Andersen’s Philadelphia and Southeast Region Business Consulting practice. After Andersen, Mr. McCormick spent several years working in the Business Consulting Group of Alvarez & Marsal. He was the COO of OPG, the country’s largest Brownfield Real Estate Development firm and the CFO of an internet technology company focused on the instant messaging space.