Apogee Networks, Inc
Park 80 West, Plaza Two
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663
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In 1997, Pablo Tapia founded Apogee Networks to enable businesses to accelerate the move to content-based billing and enable the Internet to realize the reality of new revenue generating business models. Today, Apogee Networks is a market leader in providing real-time, highly scalable Content and IP Rating, Billing and Settlement solutions. Apogee Networks was the first company to market a usage-based billing system for Global 2000 enterprise networks: the award-winning NetCountant� Accountability IP network rating and billing solution. Since then, the company has introduced a full range of content rating and billing solutions for Content Distributors, Application Service Providers (ASPs), Internet Service Providers (ISPs), Carriers and Wireless Internet Providers to allow them to deliver their services faster and realize new revenue opportunities.
Apogee Networks is a charter member of the Internet Protocol Detail Record (IPDR) Association, which provides the foundation for the development of open, carrier-grade IP support systems that will facilitate next-generation IP networks to operate more efficiently and cost effectively. Specific goals include defining an open, extensible, flexible record that encapsulates the essential parameters for any IP transactions.
Pablo Tapia, CEO
Pablo Tapia founded Apogee Networks in 1997. Mr. Tapia brings to a startup team tremendous insight and perspective on creating a vision, leveraging technology, and delivering solutions that increase profitability and meet customers' business needs.
Prior to launching Apogee Networks, Mr. Tapia spent nine years at Goldman Sachs & Company as Vice President of Internetworking Technology. While at Goldman Sachs, Mr. Tapia performed several key functions to enhance the company's use of technology, such as leading the initiative to define and deploy the company's global Intranet network. From 1992 to 1996, his organization became one of the most visible and well recognized within Information Technology for Goldman Sachs, due to the consistency and reliability of service delivered to the firm's trading applications. The processes and strategies he helped define and implement are still the foundation of Goldman's current Intranet and Internet technology infrastructure.
In total, Mr. Tapia spent 18 years with various Wall Street companies, including senior positions at The Wilke Organization and Bankers Trust. As Vice President of Trading Technology at The Wilke organization, Mr. Tapia provided the engineering leadership in support of various trading floor projects for firms such as EF Hutton, Chemical Bank, and Citicorp. As Assistant Vice President of Telecommunications at Bankers Trust, he planned and designed the bank's data networks.
Mr. Tapia began his career as a senior telecommunications engineer at Manufacturers Hanover Trust, providing engineering support for the banks' global Packet Switching Network. He had total responsibility for planning and implementing the network infrastructure in four Latin American countries where the bank had business operations.
Mr. Tapia holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey.