About Us

About Telna

Telna was founded in 1997. A US-based mobile network operator and GSMA member, Telna built a track record of providing superior quality connectivity and global roaming services.

Today, Telna is an innovative, vertically-integrated technology company that offers the most robust Network As A Service (NaaS) solutions and global connectivity for any application.

Our partners and customers include some of the world’s most successful business and consumer brands. We provide expansive, reliable global connectivity to serve the needs of today and the scalability for the demands of tomorrow.

Our Culture

Telna is redefining the way our devices behave, making them all intelligent. We aim to grow the number of connected devices while never compromising network reliability, user experience, and competitive pricing. We dedicate our time providing innovative, high-quality global communications technology that is accessible to all.

Leadership Team

GREGORY GUNDELFINGER,

LL.B, Co-Founder and CEO

Gregory serves as CEO of Telna and KnowRoaming to ensure complete alignment and operational efficiencies between the companies. KnowRoaming made a strategic acquisition of Telna and successfully integrated under his direction and vision. Previously, Gregory founded and successfully exited several startup ventures. A lawyer by training, Gregory has been admitted as an Advocate to the Johannesburg High Court.

DOMINIK SWIERAD,

BASc, J.D., COO

Dominik serves as Chief Operating Officer, focusing on International business development, product strategy, supply chain management, and overseeing the development teams. Dominik negotiates systems contracts and manages the roadmap to support Telna’s MNO/wholesale customers. Previously , Dominik served as a software consultant to Fortune 500 companies. He holds a BASc in Computer Engineering from York University and a Juris Doctor, Law from the University of Toronto.

MICHAEL A. NEUMAN,

Executive Chair

Michael’s successful career in C-Level executive leadership roles has spanned both startup and Fortune 500 companies. His experience includes B2B and consumer products and services companies based in Canada, the U.S., and Europe. Neuman has started and led subscription companies through significant change, including turnaround, re-organization, sale, and merger as well as very high growth in the fields of telecom, satellite TV, Internet, and data communication. In wireless, Neuman led Canada’s largest MNO through unprecedented growth and profitability and started the country’s only successful MVNO, Virgin Mobile. Neuman founded and led Canada’s largest Satellite TV company, which is now the third largest broadcast distributor in the country and valued at $3B.

MARC JOHNSON,

CFO

Bilingual senior executive with over 21 years of experience across the technology and mining sectors including 9 years in investment banking and equity research.  He began his career in network cost control at Fonorola followed by financial management positions at Bell Canada, BCE Nexxia and Teleglobe.  Marc is currently the CFO of KnowRoaming Ltd., NextSource Materials Inc. (NEXT-TSX) and Red Pine Exploration Inc. (RPX-TSXV).  He holds the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) professional designations and earned a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University in Montreal.