Recognized as a telecommunications technology and Internet pioneer, Al Subbloie brings a visionary approach to Tangoe.
In 1984, after leaving Andersen Consulting, Al co-founded and served as CEO of Information Management Associates (IMA). Al was among the first to develop and market both call center voice and data solutions for integrated sales, marketing, telemarketing, and customer service activities. He guided the growth of this market-leading company to more than $50M in sales, and more than 300 customers in seven offices worldwide. In 1997, Al co-founded Buyersedge.com and later founded Freefire, a web enabled e-CRM customer interaction software, supporting email response, chat, and remote telephony in an ASP model involving complex data distribution requirements (Freefire was subsequently acquired by Teletech Holdings). As an innovator and visionary, Al is credited with numerous patents.
Al served on the board for Acsis, Inc., the leading provider of RFID device management technology solutions (which, under Al’s leadership, was sold to Safeguard Scientific in December 2005) and currently serves on the Boards of NYC-based Operative Inc., the Connecticut Technology Council (CTC), and the Juvenile Diabetes Association. As president and CEO of Tangoe, Al has led the vision of the company to become the leading provider in the Communications Lifecycle M