John Bova is co-founder and managing partner of Subsidium Technologies, Inc. He is a seasoned executive with over 22 years of experience in the telecommunications industry.
Prior to founding Subsidium Technologies, John served as a successful account executive with Cable & Wireless USA. While at this leading global telecommunications enterprise, he provided customers throughout the New York City area with a wide range of voice services. John ranked in the top tier of national salespeople throughout his tenure at the firm, and was a three-time recipient of Cable & Wireless USA’s “Salesman of the Month” award.
John went on to experience additional success at international telecommunications firm Metromedia/LDDS, where he worked with his New York City-based clients to develop the best voice service solutions for their needs and budgets. He was again recognized for his customer focus, talent and drive at this organization.
Despite his standout track record of success at two worldwide telecommunications firms, John knew he could better service clients as a business owner. He saw this vision through, establishing Select Telecom Group, to provide telecommunications services and solutions to small and mid-sized businesses throughout New York’s Capital Region. John now harnesses his deep, diverse experience in the telecommunications industry and his unending desire to provide clients with the best voice service solutions available to chart a path to success for Subsidium Technologies, Inc. His compassion and strong belief in Karma translates into a corporate culture with uncompromising ethical standards and a team that always acts in the best interests of the people they serve.
John resides in Broadalbin, New York with his fiancée, Pam, and their two German Shepherds, Cato and Coby.
Ed Degenhart is co-founder and managing partner responsible for developing and overseeing Subsidium’s market strategy, sales, service delivery, and customer retention.
Prior to founding Subsidium, Ed served as a successful account executive with Fortune 500 technology and telecommunications firm Qwest/CenturyLink. He partnered with customers at this telecommunications industry leader to match the right network service solution with the right customer.
Prior to his time at Qwest/Century Link, Ed served as account executive at IKON Technology Services. Throughout his time at this international information technology services enterprise, he worked with customers to interface their unique business blueprint with IKON’s expertise and innovative solutions. This resulted in highly customized approaches to clients’ technology challenges – something Ed is well-known for securing on behalf of Subsidium customers year after year.
Ed’s analytic approach to problem solving, combined with his sincere commitment to building long-term customer relationships, translates into comprehensive solutions executed by a company that truly cares about its customers’ satisfaction. This is the Subsidium Technologies advantage.
Ed sits on the advisory councils for CenturyLink and Level3 Communications – one of only six Tier 1 Internet providers in the world. He is a graduate of SUNY Plattsburgh with a B.S. in Accounting. Ed resides in Malta, New York with his wife, Jennifer, and their two children.
Jenny Izzo was Subsidium Technologies’ first employee and has seen the enterprise grow from the ground up. Now, more than ten years after her first day on the job, she oversees Subsidium’s back office staff, retention management efforts, and order/problem resolution processes.
As business development manager, Jenny puts 17 years of telecommunications industry experience to work for Subsidium on a daily basis. This experience comes from the years she spent as dial tone specialist and system design representative at Avaya Interconnect, a leading global provider of next-generation business collaboration and communications solutions.
Jenny also draws upon the skills she learned supporting sales professionals and marketing departments focused on helping organizations integrate technology into a viable business model. She spent years working with a list of diverse business clients to design and implement data services and local and long distance telecommunications solutions.
Jenny resides in Stillwater, New York.
Barry Feddema has over 30 years of diverse professional IT and Network experience spanning multiplexor communications hardware design and sales, telecom sales, end user operations, and hosted services architecture, build and operations.
He graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology in 1986 with a Bachelor’s of Engineering in Electrical Engineering.
At various stages of his career he has held positions in Hardware design Hardware sales, end user operations, telecom sales and hosted services architecture and procisioning.
In 2008, Barry entered public service for the City of New York working for The Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT). Barry was a founding member of the City’s datacenter consolidation program, CITIServ, from inception to successful completion serving as an Operational Governance Council member, and workstream lead for Technology Architecture. Barry won the GovTech award for “Demonstrated Excellence in Project Management” for the design and construction of the new DoITT Datacenter that was built to support the CITIServ program. Barry was instrumental in the business case preparation and funding, site selection, design and construction of DoITT’s “Site B” datacenter. During his eight years at DoITT, Barry rose to the position of Associate Commissioner, Infrastructure Services where he oversaw the architecture and build of the city’s centralized hosted private cloud.
Barry is a lifelong resident of Wayne, NJ where he resides with his wife of 26 years and his youngest of two sons. His personal interests include stamp collecting, wildlife photography, golf and growing orchids.
John Knight incorporates his years of industry expertise in voice, data, video and network design in his role as senior account manager of data services. He brings more than 16 years of telecommunications experience to Subsidium Technologies, having previously held positions in sales engineering, solutions engineering and network design.
Knight attended Hudson Valley Community College and studied civil engineering. He went on to spend four years as a combat engineer for the Army before joining Windstream Communications, where he built and designed networks for customers. He is a great addition to the Subsidium Team.
John lives in Burnt Hills, New York with his wife Jennifer and three sons.
Elizabeth Conroy is a welcome addition to our voice services team. Elizabeth is responsible for managing customer voice orders and service/billing issues. Elizabeth has 8 years of experience in the telecom industry and is highly driven to produce results for our customers. Elizabeth is always willing to take on a challenge and lend a hand. Elizabeth’s dedication is a perfect fit here at Subsidium. Elizabeth resides in Saratoga with her two beautiful children and her two doggies.
Subsidium gives you the ability to compare vendors without all the hype. These folks have my highest recommendation.
It’s nearly like having your own telecommunications department on staff. They are by far the best provider in the region.
I’ve found Subsidium to be knowledgeable, professional, and responsive. They are a class organization through and through.