LEADERSHIP

ANTHONY SILVA

PRESIDENT & CEO

Tony is a senior entrepreneurial executive with over 20 years of management and leadership experience. He has consistently demonstrated a keen ability to deliver strategic, financial and operational excellence domestically as well as internationally.

Tony is a high energy, hands-on, results oriented leader with an exceptional commitment to customer satisfaction. Tony holds an International Studies and Marketing BA degree from the University of Miami, an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at North Western University and he also completed the three-year MIT Entrepreneurial Master’s Program.

Andres Duque

VP of Operations

Andres has over 17 years’ experience in management, finance, logistics, and operations.  Having worked at different industries and managed organizations of various sizes, he has been able to develop strong leadership abilities strengthened by his background in quality management systems.  Andres has been a member of several company’s Board of Directors, and has been entrusted with expanding operations internationally during his previous tenures.

Andres holds a dual master (MBA & MS-CIS) from the University of Miami and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Computer Information Systems.

PETER SHAND

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER, AMERICAS

Peter has experienced 20 plus years in architecting, implementing and supporting enterprise data center computing and storage environments. Peter is a Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert, HP Master Accredited System Engineer, Netapp Certified Implementation Engineer, VMware Certified Advanced Professional (Design), MSCE and Certified HP-UX System Administrator.

He holds an MBA in Engineering Business from the University of Manchester, a MSc in Digital Technology from the University of West Indies and BSc in Electronics and Physics also from the University of West Indies.

JULIE RODRIGUEZ

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

Julie joins our family as Director of Marketing. In her role, she is responsible for developing marketing strategies, managing marketing operations/tactics, and supporting the Sales team.

Before joining Unified Technologies, she acted as a consultant for a number of prestigious organizations. Formerly, she was the Regional Account Manager for DRAFTFCB managing Kraft Foods Latin America. She was responsible for overseeing the management and execution of all advertising and marketing strategies for over 15 countries.

Her main area of involvement for nearly a decade was her leading role with SIBONEY USA where she provided leadership and guidance to internal teams, vendors and other client advertising agencies in the execution of advertising campaigns and promotional plans. While there, she spearheaded initiatives for PR, TV and Radio Production as well as grassroot events, and national promotions.

ORLANDO CLEMENTE

VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES

Orlando has over 17 years of experience in the technology and services industries with an extensive entrepreneurial and sales background. Since 1998, Orlando worked for AT&T as a Master Services Partner and later transitioned to become a direct Account Manager for the National Business Market. He later moved on to work for Quest Communications (now CenturyLink) as a Senior Account Manager where he managed 10 enterprise accounts including Fortune 500 Companies. Orlando currently holds many certifications which include: Cisco Sales Specialist for Unified Computing Technology, Cisco Designing and Implementing Unified Communications on Unified Computing Systems and is a Palo Alto Networks Accredited Sales Expert among others. Orlando earned his Associates of Arts degree in Computer Science from Keiser College and served four years in the US Army.

ROB EYERS

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Rob is a 22-year veteran of the IT Industry. He joined Unified Technologies after spending the last 16 years in the Caribbean Region developing and growing world-class IT solutions and services for both business and government. Rob is responsible for client relationship management and the overall business development in the Cayman-Islands and wider English-speaking Caribbean region.

Rob has worked closely with many key technology decision makers as well as influencers, building sustainable and equitable long-term business relationships. With deep experience in a variety of areas, Rob brings valuable solutions and services knowledge to Unified Technologies and is driven to help our clients enhance the profitability and efficiency of their businesses while also improving the quality of life for their staff.

SERAFIN ACHURRA

VICE PRESIDENT ADVANCED SERVICES

Serafin has over 23 years of experience in Information Technology primarily in the Server, Desktop, and Networking field.

He has worked 17 of those years for a major regional banking institution in the Southeast, and the most recent 5 years working with multiple banking customers providing services and solutions including bank conversions, large hardware refresh projects, storage solutions, unified communications, video conferencing solutions, security solutions, and field services.

Serafin has a BBA in Management Information Systems from Florida International University.

GERARDO BASSETT

VICE PRESIDENT ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES

Gerardo is a well-rounded technical expert with many years of experience is Systems Administration, Voice and Data Integration and Security. He currently oversees a team of technical professionals whose goal is to design, implement and service high-tech systems for our customers. Gerardo holds professional certifications such as CCIE Voice, CCVP, CCNP, VTSP, MCSE and CISSP.