Team

GlobalNow IT Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of GlobalNow Inc. founded in 2002, is a software development and software testing services company with headquarters in Dallas, Texas.

During its first twelve years, GlobalNow had the good fortune of being able to establish great relationships with worldwide IT firms, freelancers and employees; creating an ecosystem of trusted and talented resources. This resource pool expanded significantly over the last several years to meet demand from major projects, resulting in talented presence extended across the U.S., Europe, LATAM and Asia; and included the forming of our sister company – GlobalNow Costa Rica – located in San Jose Costa Rica.

The foremost focus of all of our team members is to provide clients with great customer service. This includes both the initial delivery of the solution as well as ongoing support and enhancements. We believe great customer service includes attributes such as project transparency, meeting commitments, being responsive to issues and flexibility to incorporate change. Building a relationship with our clients based on these values is ultimately what enables successful engagements.

GLOBALNOW TEAM

Bob Foster

Bob Foster

Founder

Bob Foster is a business management expert who has applied his 25 years of experience helping both small and large companies grow revenue and increase market share. Prior to GlobalNow, Bob served in a variety of key positions for outsourcing and communication companies, including Vice President of Customer Service for ETGC, Senior Director for Vartec Communications, Director of Product Management and Strategic Alliances for ACS, and a number of Product Management and Operational positions for Verizon Communications.

Lee Carter

Lee Carter

Director, Business Development

Lee is a senior executive with an extensive background in strategy and business development. He is passionate about technology’s role in helping clients design more relevant experiences for end consumers. Prior to joining GlobalNow, Lee served as Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Alliances for an IT and Telecom firm where he led the overall growth and direction of the company’s marketing initiatives and strategic partnerships.
Jim Leichtenschlag

Jim Leichtenschlag

Practice Director

Jim is a senior executive with strong experience in Product Management, Operations and IT delivery; working in executive positions with such companies as Acceller, Fujitsu Consulting and General Electric. Jim has primary responsibility for the management and development of GlobalNow’s Software Development, Testing and DevOps practices.
Alex Chaves

Alex Chaves

Q/A Manager

Alex leads the Globalnow test practice and QA design process; previously working in QA and
engineering positions for various companies, such as HP. Alex is a certified Scrum Master, and graduated from the Instituto Tecnologico de Costa Rica with a degree in Computer Engineering. He likes to play sports (especially football/soccer) in his spare time.


Jorge Varela

Jorge Varela

Global Project Director

A native of Belize, Jorge is an integrative thinker utilizing a multi-disciplinary background, technology expertise, broad cultural knowledge, and business leadership experience to research, rethink or design, develop, and deploy services to improve service quality and increase efficiency. Jorge is an experienced corporate level communicator and international project manager with emphasis in North and Latin America, the Caribbean, and select European countries.

Mariano Regini

Mariano Regini

Project Manager

Mariano has been managing Digital Projects for the past 8 years. During that time he has had the opportunity to work with clients and partners such as: Gameloft, Sony, Coca Cola, Verizon, RIM, ESPN. Mariano graduated with a degee in social communication from Universidad de Buenos Aires.

Rodolfo Cordero

Rodolfo Cordero

Senior QA Engineer

Rodolfo is a software engineer and received a degree in software development from the Universidad Latina de Costa Rica. He has previous experience with the design, coding, and development of web based applications in different programing languages. He uses these skills to help ensure clients realize a high level of performance from automation testing and implementation of continuous integration. When not involved in technical work, he enjoys attending concerts and movies.

Kristina Witmer

Kristina Witmer

Marketing and Positioning

Kristina has spent her career turning ground-breaking ideas into news-worthy achievements. With 17 years of agency-based experience in marketing, advertising and interactive media, Kristina focuses on developing integrated strategies designed to fuel client growth and improved ROI. She keeps her eye on the big picture, offering an approach to marketing and communications that’s as targeted as it is comprehensive.

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