Gigi J. Kizhakkechethipuzha
Founder Gigi J Kizhakkechethipuzha is a technology executive with 25 years of experience growing the top line and bottom line revenue using technology effectively. He has worked for small to medium size businesses and some large corporations such as Comcast, Pfizer, Lockheed etc... He has been involved in multiple startups in various roles: founder, co-founder, mentor, advisor. Gigi is a Forbes Technology Council Contributor, an Executive eCommerce Advisor in multiple expert networks such as GLG and AlphaSights where he helps companies to identify the right eCommerce platform, omnichannel and UI/UX strategies.
Creative Director, PartnerTom is A 20+ year veteran in marketing, advertising and graphic design. Tom has worked with many, regional, national companies in multiple industries with local, national and international presence. Tom’s strength is giving his client’s brand a memorable visual voice that directly delivers achieve significant results. His methodology helps the clients businesses to connect with the audience emotionally to attract them and convert them into buyers and influencers.
Some of the core achievements of Tom are: conception and direction for Five SuperBowl campaigns for a national residential builder branding and design of the Citizens Bank Ball Park Concession and Fan Area for Philadelphia baseball team, Phillies, branding and marketing for Balford Farm’s new private label brand – Rosenberger’s, Tastee Apple – the largest caramel apple company in the nation, SB Global Foods – a national and international distribution company, and Al Sears, MD – America’s #1 board certified anti-aging pioneer and helping to launch Tootsie roll worldwide with a remake of their classic How Many Licks commercial.
Tom also has a passion for helping various charities, including the Special Olympics and the people of Haiti. When not working, you can find Tom spending time with his family, playing ping pong or out on the golf course.
Robert L. Alba
VP of Agency Alliances
The originator of the Virtina brand with Gigi in 2013, Bob is a lifelong designer, inventor, entrepreneur, and futurist.
As VP of Agency Alliances, he is building a national partner program so that you can share the business benefits of Virtina's leadership and productivity.
To Bob partnership means reliable communication, getting things done with synergy and a solid bottom line. As an agency, Bob and his team will listen to and understand your business challenges with an eye and ear toward mutual benefit. He enjoys sharing technology and the very personal trust that grows when helping another individual or company experience greater freedom and ability.
One of his favorite accomplishments as a young inventor was pioneering the design and manufacture of high tech driving control systems in the 80's and 90's that have since helped thousands of very severely disabled drivers. His design ideas and technology are still in use around the world.
Today, Bob’s focus is upon agency relationships that are built to last.
Director Customer Success - AU.
Steven Taber has more than 20 years of IT experience serving various roles within Government, Commercial and Not for Profit sectors including; website and eLearning design and development, business analysis, systems analysis and design, support and training, project and content management. Steven is empathetic to customer needs, taking ownership of projects and pride in his work, ensuring requirements are met and successful outcomes achieved.
Director. Middle East & Africa
Anand Jose has 15 years’ experience in the IT industry which includes 10 years proven track of experience in IT consulting and project management services in the Middle East and Africa. He analyzed a variety of companies’ business processes, regional specific laws, policies and implemented various IT Projects in the region. Anand has worked with a diverse range of companies in the petroleum, banking service, FMCG, construction, manufacturing and hospitality sectors. His customer and service focused consulting practice resulted in a large number of satisfied customers in the industry.