Incognito Software Systems Leadership Team

Incognito's executive leadership team totals 100+ years of experience in the telecom space across the globe.

Incognito Software Systems provides service orchestration software and services solutions that help fixed service providers manage the next-generation broadband experience. Our productized service orchestration platforms allow cable, fiber, and fixed wireless broadband service providers to manage in-home, enterprise, and IoT devices and services, bringing extensive automation and analytics to reduce operational costs and improve the user experience.

Incognito Software Systems

Meet the Team

David Sharpley
Chief Executive Officer

David leads all functional aspects of Incognito 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 Operating Officer

Pete is responsible for defining the strategic technology direction and innovation path for Incognito, identifying functional requirements with customers, and contributing to relevant industry standards. Pete is also responsible for driving the development and execution of Incognito’s IT strategy. Prior to Incognito, Pete spent over 15 years as CTO at telecom software specialists including Libre Communications and Skitter, developing telecom solutions in video streaming, data compression and OTT real-time communications. Pete holds multiple patents related to IP video compression, delivery, and streaming.

John Davis
Chief Financial Officer

As a member of the executive leadership team, John leads all financial activities at Incognito, including financial reporting, governance, forecasting, and operational support. He brings 20+ years of progressive financial management experience in small and large companies across a number of industries, including six years in the technology industry. John is a CPA, CA with an honours bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Ottawa.

Essam Bakr
VP of Sales Operations

With more than 20+ years of industry experience, Essam leads the global sales operations for Incognito. He joined Incognito from Amdocs where he held a leadership business development role within the Network Business Unit. Essam brings extensive management experience in small and large companies across a number of industries. He holds Masters' degrees in Management and Computer Systems from the University of Ottawa.

Ricardo Gonzales
VP of Sales

As VP of Sales for Incognito, Ricardo is responsible for all aspects of sales strategy and execution, bringing over 20 years of experience in sales and account management with communication service providers (CSPs). Ricardo joined Incognito in April 2019 from Amdocs, where he led sales for two major CSP Groups in the CALA region. Ricardo’s prior experience includes sales roles with Oracle, MetaSolv, Nortel and Ericsson, among others. Ricardo is native in Spanish and English, with professional fluency in Portuguese, and holds an MBA from IPADE.

Munir Allibhai
Head of Customer Success

As a member of the executive leadership team, Munir leads global customer success for Incognito, including customer success, technical support, and managed services. Munir’s focus and commitment are to ensure customers realize breakthrough business success and exceptional value with their investment in Incognito. Munir brings 15+ years of telecommunications industry experience with a proven track record of building customer relationships and helping global CSPs achieve results. Munir holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science in the Faculty of Engineering from the University of Victoria, and he is a 2022 MBA Candidate at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.