Leadership Team

Tony Lacavera

Anthony Lacavera

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman

Anthony is a serial telecom entrepreneur, having founded Globalive in 1998, OneConnect in 2003, the Shamba Foundation in 2007 and co-founded Wind Mobile in 2008.  Anthony was named CEO of the Year in Canada for 2010 by the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business Magazine and was named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 in 2006.  Under Anthony’s leadership Globalive and its associated companies have received numerous awards, including ranking #1 on Profit Magazine’s 2004 list of Canada’s 100 fastest growing companies, one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies for ten consecutive years, and twice listed as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces.

Brice Scheschuk

Brice Scheschuk

Chief Financial Officer

Brice co-founded OneConnect in 2003 and has been with Globalive / OneConnect and associated companies for ten years as CFO with responsibility for finance, facilities, business planning, human resources and procurement including raising in excess of $1.5 billion in capital. Brice is a Canadian Chartered Accountant and past employers include PricewaterhouseCoopers and Leitch Technology. Brice sits on a number of private and public company boards and has been involved in some of the most exciting start-ups in Canada over the past 20 years.

Gianni Creta

Gianni Creta

Vice President, Business and Hospitality

Gianni is responsible for all operating activities of OneConnect.  As one of the original employees of Globalive and helping launch OneConnect in 2003, Gianni has an intimate understanding of all aspects of the business.  Over the years, Gianni has helped develop strategy, expand product offers, build partnerships, and increase sales – all leading to positioning OneConnect as one of the largest independent providers of telecommunications services to the small and medium enterprise space in Canada.  Prior to his current position, Gianni acted as Chief Technology Officer for both Globalive and OneConnect.

Andre Cot

Andre Cote

Vice President, Sales

As a telecom veteran with over 25 years in the industry including 10 years at Globalive / OneConnect, Andre leads the OneConnect sales team and is acutely focused on delivering customer value. Before joining Globalive, Andre held leadership positions at Control Data, Gould Electronics, AT&T, and Bombardier Capital. He was the Co-Founder and VP of Capital Markets North America for Onmark Corporation as well as the President & CEO of Canada Payphone Corporation, which was acquired by Globalive in September 2004. Andre attributes OneConnect’s success to its customer focus,  flexibility, creativity and ability to adapt quickly to new technology.

Ashvinder Brar

Ashvinder Brar

Director, Network Engineering

Ashvinder has led the core engineering group at OneConnect since inception. He has over 15 years of industry experience, ranging from real-time application development at Nortel and Globalive, to building and operating advanced VoIP and Multimedia architectures. Ashvinder and his team are responsible for managing the core VoIP and Network services infrastructure that deliver the OneConnect solution today. His broad experience in the design and implementation of VoIP technology and networking are key in OneConnect’s continuing excellence and strategic vision.

Scott Melvin

Scott Melvin

Director, Operations and Customer Care

Starting at Globalive in 2000, Scott brought extensive customer service experience to a young company. Scott’s advancement within the company has come from years of dedication and hard work; starting as a Customer Service Representative, moving into the Operations team within a year, then on to Operations Manager in late 2003. In September of 2007, Scott shifted to the Provisioning Manager role in OneConnect and brought his customer-focused attitude and process-oriented abilities to an already excellent team. In August of 2008, Scott was promoted to the role of Director, Operations and Customer Care for OneConnect.