Team

Incognito Software Systems, Inc. helps Internet service providers across the globe launch new services and stay ahead of their competition. Our founder-run team of software, support, and quality assurance engineers, along with product and account managers, work with customers to deliver products that meet key industry standards and client usability requirements. Incognito Software Systems is backed by Volaris Group, an operating group of Constellation Software, which focuses on strengthening businesses and helping them grow.

Key Members

Stephane Bourque

President & CEO

Bio

Stephane Bourque is the technological inspiration behind Incognito Software’s provisioning solutions.

As CEO, Stephane has built an elite team of dedicated engineers and championed Incognito’s development of high performance, multi-platform IP and DNS software.

Originally from Montreal, Canada, and educated at Concordia University, Stephane applied his computer engineering background at Banyan Systems to design enterprise network management systems for Fortune 1000 companies like Bell Canada.

David Sharpley

Chief Operating Officer

Bio

As COO, David is responsible for all functional aspects of Incognito Software including sales, professional services, product development, marketing and customer support.

David is a seasoned telecommunications software industry executive and joins Incognito from Amdocs Limited where he most recently held the position of Vice-President and General Manager, leading the Network Products Business Unit. Sharpley’s prior career included senior positions with Bridgewater Systems (acquired by Amdocs in 2011) as well as Nortel, Metasolv, and Oracle, among others.

Pete Koat

Chief Technology Officer

Bio

Pete is responsible for defining the strategic agenda for the Incognito product line, including developing product roadmaps based on market trends, identifying functional requirements with customers, and contributing to relevant industry standards.

Prior to his role at Incognito Software, Pete co-founded Libré Communications, best known for its encloudHD platform, which was designed for companies that use live video streaming to broadcast content over the Internet. After that, he served as co-founder of Skitter.TV, an end-to-end video platform for encoding, managing, streaming, and viewing converged Internet television, video on demand, as well as live broadcast and satellite TV. Pete has also held CTO roles for firms deploying IPTV solutions in emerging markets. Pete holds multiple patents related to IP video compression, delivery, and streaming.

Emilie Roy

VP of Finance

Bio

As VP of Finance, Emilie develops the vision and leads all financial activities at Incognito, including financial reporting, governance, forecasting, and strategic operational.

Emilie has a bachelor degree in Business Administration and Mathematics & Computer Sciences, and is a professional chartered accountant (CPA, CA). Born in Montreal, Emilie brings a rich history of financial expertise from working varied financial department roles in both the public and private sectors.

Dan Strini

Quality Assurance

Bio

As QA Manager, Daniel Strini works with a team of QA engineers and specialists to ensure complete testing and verification of Incognito’s software product lines.

Dan held positions at TransCanada Pipelines and IBM before joining Incognito Software in 1995. Dan started with the company in Technical Support, and then successfully applied his wide-ranging experience to create the Quality Assurance department. A Vancouver native, Dan graduated from Simon Fraser University with a B.Sc. in Computing Science.

Andre Kostur

Architecture and Security

Bio

Andre has been practicing excellence in software engineering and development for over 20 years, and joined Incognito in 1996. He is responsible for investigating and improving Incognito Software’s development processes and technologies, in addition to mentoring developers. Andre is also a contributor to the IETF, where he has been acknowledged in multiple drafts and has his own draft heading towards publication as an RFC.

Born in Vancouver, Andre graduated from Simon Fraser University with a B.Sc. in Computing Science, and is the first recipient of Incognito Software’s Lifetime Achievement award.

Miranda Pang

Marketing Manager

Bio

Miranda has been the Incognito Software go-to marketing guru since 2008. With a background in marketing and education, Miranda leads the team in projects that are designed to engage and educate customers and industry peers alike.