Executive Leadership

David Shimoni, Chief Executive Officer
David Shimoni, President and CEO

David brings to PlumChoice a strong background across several high-growth markets, including cloud and IoT. He has held several executive sales and management positions focused on accelerating growth and transforming businesses to maximize market presence and shareholder value. Prior to joining PlumChoice in August 2016, David was President and GM at Mformation Software Technologies, a leading provider of mobile device management (MDM) solutions in the IoT space. There, he repositioned the company for high growth in the IoT market and played an instrumental role in leading the company through its acquisition by Alcatel-Lucent in 2015.

David has also served in executive leadership roles at market leaders including Comverse Network Systems, a $1.2B public telecom software company; Mobixell Networks, a VC-backed provider of intelligent mobile broadband solutions; and Networks in Motion, a VC-backed location-based services provider. He holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering and an MBA degree in Marketing and International Business from Columbia Business School.

Chris Phaneuf, Vice President, Human Resources
Chris Phaneuf, Vice President Operations

Chris joined PlumChoice in January 2014, bringing more than 20 years of progressive leadership experience in technology and start-up companies to the PlumChoice team. Chris’ initial responsibilities included Human Resources and Training, and subsequently expanded into an operational role. Chris now leads our service delivery teams; which provide support for our Cloud and IoT partners, as well as IT Help Desk support for both residential and SMB customers.

Prior to joining PlumChoice, Chris held a variety of human resource leadership roles within RSA Security (acquired by EMC), TIBCO, Carbonite, and Gazelle among others. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, and a Master’s Degree in Human Resources from Boston University.

Dave Blahnik, Vice President, Finance
Dave Blahnik, Vice President Finance

Leading both the Finance and Sales Operations teams at PlumChoice, Dave is responsible for all aspects of the company’s financial management and reporting activities, FP&A and forecasting initiatives, sales administration and pipeline management, and legal and banking relationships.

Dave has over 25 years of executive experience in a wide-range of finance, accounting and business operations roles, with a focus on strategic initiatives, mergers and acquisitions, and re-organizations and integrations. Prior to PlumChoice, Dave held a variety of senior management positions in technology, software and telecom industries at companies including; Mformation Software Technologies (acquired by Nokia), Airwide Solutions (acquired by Mitel), and Metronet Canada (acquired by AT&T). Dave holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Missouri State University, an MBA from the University of Missouri – Kansas City and a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from Washington University in St Louis.