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ABOUT GIGAMONSTER NETWORKS

Home of Scary Fast Internet

GigaMonster offers high-speed, broadband Internet, connecting multi-dwelling communities to their full potential. Our Universal Access Network is the first of its kind. Residents enjoy seamlessly connecting to their virtual, private WiFi networks throughout their communities. GigaMonster employees across all departments enjoy collaborating on exciting technological advances. Furthermore, we aim to provide superior customer service to both residents and property owners.

 
 
 
 

GIGAMONSTER NETWORKS LEADERSHIP

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BILL DODD

Co-Founder, Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer

Bill Dodd currently serves as Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of GigaMonster Networks, one of the nation's leading fiber-based gigabit network providers to residents and tenants of multifamily, commercial and mixed-use developments. Bill has led GigaMonster's efforts to build a national fiber network dedicated to providing Gigabit Internet and video services to its customers. GigaMonster operates in over 45 U.S. markets today and is expanding rapidly.

Bill's previous role was Chairman and CEO of DIRECPATH, which he grew to become one of the nation's top Internet providers in the multifamily private cable operator industry, and to become one of only three master system operators for DIRECTV. Under Bill's leadership, DIRECPATH held the highest average market share in the DIRECTV multifamily channel for over 10 years, averaging 86% above the channel average.

Prior, Bill served as President and COO of Biltmore Communications, where he led the company's strategy to launch the nation's first IPTV offering in a multifamily community. As a pioneer in IPTV, Bill's efforts led the nation in multifamily IPTV deployments until he sold the company to DIRECPATH in 2007. Before joining Biltmore Communications, Bill co-founded Open Point Networks to address the critical need for regional roaming among high-speed wireless data networks and served as its President and COO until its sale in 2003 to Biltmore Communications. Prior, he co-founded and served as Chairman and CEO of Blue Rock, which he sold to Israeli-based RichFX, which specialized in the development of algorithms for streaming computer generated video.

Bill has served as a director on various corporate and non-profit boards, and currently serves on the Multifamily Broadband Council (MBC). Bill co-founded and served as Chairman of the InfinitEnergy Partnership Board of the Georgia Institute of Technology's alternative energy research center. Bill received his Bachelor of Engineering, summa cum laude, from The Georgia Institute of Technology and his MBA from Harvard Business School.

 
 
 
 
 
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LINDSAY WHITEHURST

Co-Founder and
Chief Marketing Officer

Lindsay has over 14 years of industry experience in the multifamily sector and is the Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer for GigaMonster. She directs all business development, channel partner development, marketing, pricing, brand, sales, and relationship strategies for GigaMonster's residential, commercial and mixed-use divisions.

Lindsay is recognized throughout the private cable operator channel as the leading expert in building relationships and driving market share in multifamily communities across the nation. She has developed, modified and launched the programs that are used in hundreds of multi dwelling units (MDU) communities today by various multifamily industry channels, including DIRECTV Connected Properties.

Prior, Lindsay served as the VP of Sales and Marketing at DIRECPATH, which under her leadership; DIRECPATH won DIRECTV's most coveted honor, Highest DIRECTV Penetration, three years running. Her success led to DIRECTV engaging DIRECPATH to market many of DIRECTV's own MDU communities throughout the U.S., known as DIRECTV Connected Properties.

Before joining DIRECPATH, Lindsay held positions with Lagasse-Sweet, specializing in Tradeshow marketing and management. She began her career at HomeBanc Mortgage after earning a Bachelor's Degree in Business Marketing from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

 
 
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Douglas Macgill is the Chief Financial Officer at GigaMonster Networks, LLC, where he manages the company's accounting, finance and human resource departments. Douglas has nearly 30 years' experience as a Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for various technology companies, including IT services, hosting, telecommunications and software companies both in the US and overseas. Douglas has participated in a number of business acquisitions, company sales and funding efforts, with an emphasis in helping to scale accelerated growth businesses. Mr. Macgill earned his BS in Business Administration and Accounting from Auburn University and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Georgia, a Member of Charter Global Management Accountants, a Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants a member of the Georgia Society of CPA's and has served on various IT advisory boards for OEMs, software and service provider companies and associations.

 
 

DOUGLAS MACGILL

Chief Financial Officer
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Chuck leads the company’s network, field, construction and customer care teams. He joins GigaMonster with over 23 years of experience in the telecommunication and cable industry with an emphasis on operational efficiency and growth through sustainable and repeatable processes. Previously, Chuck held the position of VP of Field and Maintenance Operations for Cox Communication’s Northeast Region, where he led teams serving residential and business customers in Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Ohio. Chuck earned an MBA and BS in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and certification in Executive Leadership from Notre Dame University. As an active member of the community, Chuck has served as a board member for the Southern New England American Heart Association Heart Ball Executive Committee and Boys and Girls Clubs of Warwick Rhode Island.

 
 

CHUCK STAUFFER

Chief Operations Officer
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ERIC WELLES

Vice President of
Business Development

Eric Welles joined GigaMonster in 2016 to lead its business development efforts to secure multifamily Internet service contracts. In his first year, Eric increased new property contract signings by over 400% and developed a sales lead program from multiple sources, including AT&T. He has also led GigaMonster into three new core markets, Minnesota, Nevada and California, with several more under development.

 

Prior, Eric was responsible for sales, sales planning, and sales operations at Access Media 3, and led the VC-funded acquisition and integration of ten private cable operators, growing AM3 to over 130,000 RGUs to become the largest private cable operator in the country. In 2003, Eric joined Tunnel Vision Technology (TVTI), a burgeoning custom electronics installation company with a growing bulk DIRECTV and developer contract presence in Chicago. During his tenure at TVTI, Eric doubled their revenue four successive years, and grew TVTI to a national top 20 CI dealer.

 

Out of college, Eric joined Procter & Gamble in a sales role in their beauty care division. Afterwards, he spent the next twenty years in consumer product management for both large and small companies including, Jacobs Suchard, Del Monte, Diageo, Guinness Bass Import Company, and Lake and PBM Pharmaceuticals. His disciplined structured selling approach, customer focused presentations, and sales funnel development led to demonstrable success selling profitable new distribution to every major retailer in the U.S.

 

Raised in Pittsford, outside of Rochester, New York, Eric received his bachelor’s degree in Geological Sciences from Bradley University.

 
 
 

JASON GARDINER

Vice President of
Network

As GigaMonster’s Vice President of Network, Jason has served as a Network Engineer for more than 25 years, 15 of those years being in a service provider environment. He has managed networks for the Department of the Army, FAA and Coast Guard, as well as designing, installing and operating the Washington Dulles International Airport network.

 

Jason has worked exclusively in the Internet Service Provider industry since 2000 and obtained his CCIE in Routing and Switching in 2002. For the last 10 years, he has worked for PurDigital, DIRECPATH, and most recently GigaMonster. Within each of these companies Jason was instrumental in designing, building, and running their overall networks. He holds a degree in Internetworking Technology, summa cum laude, from Strayer University.