John Nix: Founder, CEO
As the founder of Vobal Technologies and a technology leader, John is responsible for the strategic direction of Vobal Technologies and directing technology development. John brings with him nearly two decades of experience in the telecommunications industry, as well as experience in the manufacturing industry as an engineer at The Coca-Cola Company and the Georgia Tech Research Institute. John served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps, where he managed the installation of line-of-sight microwave networks. Prior to founding Vobal Technologies, John co-founded Go2Call, a VoIP services company that carried over 1 billion minutes and won several awards. Go2Call was sold in 2007.
John holds a B.S. in physics from Davidson College, an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a Master of Engineering Management degree from Northwestern University. John is the inventor of over 55 issued patents and ~25 more pending patent applications.
Ronnie Raviv: COO
Ronnie is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Vobal Technologies. In this role Ronnie oversees the execution of Vobal Technologies' network and service strategy, production, vendor management, and policies. Prior to joining Vobal Technologies, Ronnie worked in a variety of roles and industries, including software developer and data analyst for the transportation industry, digital strategy consultant, actor, and Director of Operations in the medical device industry.
Ronnie holds a B.S.E. in Engineering and Management Systems from Princeton University, with a thesis focus on transportation, and an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, concentrating on Marketing and Statistics. Ronnie also graduated from the Conservatory program at Second City in Chicago and is fluent in Hebrew.