The leadership team at Mosaic NetworX is a unique blend of seasoned veterans with decades of telecom and networking industry experience.
Brian Erickson has been the President of Mosaic NetworX since 2007. Brian has a proven track record with 20+ years in the telecom and networking industries. Prior to founding Mosaic, Brian was Executive Director of wholesale services at MCI/Verizon, and he has held senior positions at Centex, MFS, and WorldCom.
Brian received his BA degree in business administration and marketing from California State University in Sacramento.
Chief Operating Officer
Prior to joining Mosaic NetworX in early 2008, Matt was the Director of Business Development at Looking Glass Networks, where he was responsible for both Enterprise and Wholesale revenues. He was instrumental in the creation and development of asset-based, network infrastructure projects around the country.
Matt has an established record of success within the telecommunications and data center industries spanning nearly 20 years. During his career, he has held executive and leadership positions at Allnet Communications, MFS, WorldCom, Level 3, and DCI Technology Holdings.
He attended Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, where he earned an ALB degree in Government – US/Soviet Relations.
Prior to joining Mosaic in 2009, Erik was a District Sales Manager for XO Communications, Pacific Division where he was responsible for managing Enterprise & Business Services sales associates and achievement of region revenue goals.
Throughout his 22 year career, Erik has an established record of success which combines sales and sales leadership positions within Fortune 500 Companies including Automatic Data Processing, Pitney Bowes and MCI/WorldCom.
He earned his Bachelor Degree from California State University, Sacramento.
Vice President of Strategic Alliances
Prior to Joining Mosaic NetworX, Peter co-founded a network consultancy and IT advisory firm, TST, LLC.
Peter has a proven track record of accomplishments and over 20 years of industry experience. During his tenure at major companies such as MFS/UUNet, WorldCom, MCI, Verizon and Qwest Communications, Peter was responsible for building and managing a sales organization serving the data center and application providers, building state of the art networks for Fortune 500 companies and clients.
Peter attended California State University in Chico, CA where he earned his BA degree in Telecommunications
Chief Financial Officer
I am a strategically and operationally oriented finance executive with a balance of leadership, people and financial management capabilities. I lead the firm’s Agriculture Industry Practice Group. I have spent the majority of my experience in the technology industry, and additional experience in other industries ranging from agriculture, aviation, financial, food and professional services, health care, member-based services and real estate. I have held positions as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of AAA (Northern California, Nevada and Utah), CFO of Sage Software-North America, and Chief Audit Executive for three publicly held companies (Ampex Corporation, Sun Microsystems and CA Technologies). With my diverse experience, I have consistently demonstrated an ability to adapt and lead in large and complex business and financial environments.
During my career, I have:
Led and managed the financial operations of large, global, growth, stable and challenged businesses. Also, I have opened financial operations in many countries in Latin America, Eastern/Middle Europe and Asia.
Championed and executed financial and operational turn-around programs, yielding improved business operations, profitability and cash flows.
Designed, developed and implemented successful acquisition and divestiture plans, achieving growth, synergistic and financial objectives.
Implemented many successful Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) applications, business intelligence and financial planning systems, improving financial management capability and transparency.
My board-level experience includes C-Suite/executive participant, AAA Life Insurance, Lifehouse (a non-profit organization focused on developmental disabilities) and the Youth Leadership and Development of San Francisco Foundation. My professional affiliations include Financial Executive International, North Bay Food Industry Group, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Wine Institute.
Director of Operations and Service Delivery
Results driven professional with an analytical and problem solving vision. Develops and maintains relationships with customers, vendors, and internal teams to ensure expectations and deliverables are in alignment. She believes communication is the key to success.
Frances’ Specialties include:
Cross Functional collaboration
Policy and Procedure Development
Managing remote employees
Head of Technology & Engineering
Prior to joining Mosaic NetworX, Justin worked with several fast-growing startups and large enterprises in a full-time or consulting basis.
Justin has a proven track record helping companies grow and scale over his 25-year career. He previously worked in IT Leadership roles at several organizations such as Slack Technologies and Lookout Mobile Security. At Slack, Justin was the first IT hire for the organization and was responsible for building out the IT Team and Infrastructure to scale from 1 office to 10 offices, 100 employees to 1500 employees globally.
He previously worked with Deloitte as a Security & Privacy consultant where he assisted global organizations in the oil & gas, healthcare, and financial services industries. Key projects include assisting Silicon Valley Bank with completing the required cyber security regulatory requirements to expand into the UK and open their first offices there. In addition, Justin was instrumental in assisting with establishing Deloitte’s Mobile Device Security & Management practice.
Justin holds a BA Software Engineering, with a dual emphasis on Information Security & Computer Forensics, from UAT in Tempe, AZ.
Sr Director of Business Operations and Finance
Prior to joining Mosaic in 2009, Kathi has a proven track record as a financial business analyst, managing and implementing financial systems, identifying opportunities for improvement while maximizing revenue and customer’s expectations. Expertise across all finance and accounting functions, including administration, controls, procedures, human resources, payroll, business systems, sales support, legal and contracts, with almost 20 years’ experience in the telecom industry.
Kathi earned her BA degree in Business and Finance from DePaul University in Chicago.