Leadership Team

Brian J. Friedman, Founder and CEO

Brian J. Friedman Brian has a successful history of starting and leading several leading edge companies in the mobile space including one of the first US mobile phone retailers; a finance company that provided construction and operational funding for new wireless operators; and one of the first mobile e-commerce transactional sites that included a mobile data application initiative. neXva was conceived out of his entrepreneurial spirit, visionary adoption of technology and desire to grow a market leading, international applications business.

Brian leads neXva's strategic vision and international expansion. Brian is a frequent speaker on issues of mobile-content convergence, mobile marketing, application store evolution and investing in companies in the mobile space.

Chathura Jayasekara, CTO

Chathura JayasekaraChathura has over eight years of technology development experience covering multi-OS mobile and web deployments for domestic and international customers. He is a certified Zend developer. Prior to coming to neXva, Chathura developed solutions for MakeStuffHappen, EF Futures and Outscope. Chathura is a long-standing team member, leading our architecture, customer deployment and technical operations.

Andy Portlock, COO

Andy PortlockAndy joined neXva in October 2014 after 13 years in the enterprise leadership team of Vodafone. Andy brings a wealth of experience and contacts to our board, having led enterprise product development, the transformation to build Vodafone Global Enterprise, MNC Customer Delivery, Service Operations and Enterprise Corporate Development, where he led many successful acquisitions, developed enterprise strategy and strategic partnering. Andy is very passionate about mobile and the many benefits it and we can accomplish.