Executive Team

Arthur S. Hitomi: CEO & Co-founder

Dr. Arthur Hitomi is President, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Numecent. He is a recognized figure within the areas of application virtualization and streaming, has contributed to the development of Internet standards, and has authored 19 issued patents. He heads the company’s overall goals and the technology strategy, including its patent portfolio. He has led the acquisitions of other technologies and has invented and led the development of the company’s products including Cloudpaging. In the past he co-founded Endeavors Technologies and has held both industry and academic positions. Dr. Hitomi holds a BS with honors, MS, and PhD in Information & Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine.

Mark Khandjian: COO

Mark Khandjian is Chief Operating Officer for Numecent. He leads strategic planning, financial, and operational functions of the company and has been with Numecent since 2015. He has extensive experience in executive finance and operating roles at technology companies, including Broadcom, Microsoft, Solectron, and Ingram Micro developing strategic opportunities and leading teams that created sustainable growth and improved financial performance. Mark has a MBA from Florida International University and a BS in Business from Florida State University.

Doug Pfiffner: CTO

doug-pfiffnerDoug Pfiffner is the Chief Technology Officer for Numecent. He has been with Numecent, and previously with Endeavors since 2001, and is currently responsible for technology and product objectives and execution including project management, development, quality assurance, and technical support. Doug brings over 20 years of experience in software development, technical management, and leadership. Previously he worked for AOL on large-scale, highly-available client/server projects that have successfully deployed to millions. Doug has a CS degree from Cal Poly Pomona and an MBA.

Ed Corrente: CFO

ed-correnteEd Corrente is Chief Financial Officer for Numecent. He has served in this position since February 2010 and is responsible for all aspects of the finance function including financial planning and analysis, accounting and reporting, tax, treasury, administrative, risk management and HR functions.

Ed brings over 25 years of financial experience as CFO of several public and private software and other companies and as a certified public accountant with Ernst & Young. He has been involved in mergers, acquisitions and financing transactions aggregating over $2 billion and has held Board positions in several companies. Ed earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto, Canada and a Certified Public Accountant license in the State of California. He is currently a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and California Society of CPA’s.

Steve Sickler: SVP Sales

steve-sicklerSteve Sickler has led software sales organizations from early stage start-ups such as Tivoli Systems to high growth divisions within mature companies such as OpenText, BEA, PeopleSoft/Oracle and IBM. Prior to joining Numecent, Steve ran the $150M HANA/Big Data Analytics and Mobile business for SAP’s west region, achieving triple-digit growth. Steve founded one of the original Managed Service Providers (MSPs) growing that into a $35M business before being acquired. His passion is to bring disruptive technology solutions to customers and to help them become wildly successful.

Nick Pandher: VP Marketing

nick-pandher Nick Pandher joined in 2015. Over 20 years of experience in workstation, GPU and datacenter technologies at system and technology market leaders. Nick has run customer facing sales and technology teams at 3dfx, NVIDIA and Teradici worldwide and run business development for new markets. While at Teradici, Nick co-worked with partners on PCoIP remote protocol roll outs to VDI customers and ran relationships with zero client partners. From there he had a brief role at AMD to introduce virtualized GPU technology to AMD’s product offerings to VDI ecosystem partners.