The Executive Team

The iland management team brings together years of experience and
executive leadership in cloud technology enterprise software and IT services.

Profiles in Leadership

Scott Sparvero, CEO and Co-founder

Scott Sparvero

Scott Sparvero is Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of iland Internet Solutions. In 1994, Mr. Sparvero and business partner Brian Ussher took a big risk, leaving behind their already successful careers to satisfy their entrepreneurial ambitions with the founding of iland.  Since then, Mr. Sparvero and Mr. Ussher have successfully navigated iland through many changes in both the technology and business landscape.  Initially founded to develop websites, Mr. Sparvero and Mr. Ussher have continuously re-tooled and re-architected the company to stay ahead of ever changing industry requirements. Today, iland is an award-winning cloud infrastructure provider with ten datacenters across the globe and the industry’s top disaster recovery solutions.

Prior to iland, Mr. Sparvero pursued a medical degree and interned as a Research Technician at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston where he authored two research papers published in the Journal of Molecular Biology and in Regulatory Molecular Biology. Mr. Sparvero holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Boston University.

Brian Ussher, President & Co-founder

Brian Ussher

Brian Ussher is President and Co-Founder of iland Internet Solutions. Mr. Ussher co-founded iland in 1994 with Scott Sparvero, CEO. The cloud computing company was initially created to provide web application development services to small, mid-size and large organizations. In 2000, iland moved into the colocation, dedicated server and virtual hosting business in order to provide companies with flexible and secure hosting environments. This move became the catalyst for iland’s further expansion into over 50 markets throughout the United States and Europe and the company’s development of server virtualization and replication technologies. Mr. Ussher is responsible for leading and directing the company’s day-to-day activities and together with Mr. Sparvero, is responsible for iland’s strategic direction and growth as a global provider of cloud infrastructure solutions.

Prior to iland, Mr. Ussher developed software for a variety of verticals, including medical billing, construction, materials management, financial and POS systems. He also worked at Exxon, consulting and developing inter-company billing and tracking systems for core business functions such as telecommunications and document management.

Mr. Ussher graduated from Texas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.

Justin Giardina, CTO

Justin Giardina

Justin Giardina is the Chief Technology Officer and oversees all aspects of iland’s global technical operations and strategy including design, implementation, and support. Under Justin’s leadership, iland has established a global cloud infrastructure footprint and been first to market with innovative public, private and hybrid cloud solutions for production applications, virtual desktop and lab environments as well as business continuity and disaster recovery.

With more than 20 years’ experience in datacenter and network operations, Justin speaks regularly on several topics including security, network and server virtualization, resource optimization and performance. He is a member of the Cisco and VMware Partner Technical Advisory Boards, elite groups of technical experts that provide new ideas and constructive feedback to help develop product and service offerings that better meet the needs of customers and partners. Justin also volunteers in his spare time as a systems administrator for several Open Source Community projects. Prior to joining iland, Justin led network engineering and system administration teams for companies in the consulting and petrochemical industries.

Jennifer Brenner, CMO

Jennifer Brenner

Jennifer Brenner is iland’s Chief Marketing Officer and is responsible for all aspects of iland’s global marketing strategy including branding, communications, demand generation, marketing automation, and product and channel marketing. Jennifer brings over 20 years of solid business, marketing and communications leadership experience in a variety of organizations. She previously served as iland’s Senior Vice President of Marketing from 2013 through 2016, and has held senior level roles with other key industry players including ARGUS Software, BMC Software and most recently Dell Technologies/Virtustream where she served as the Vice President of Communications and Demand Generation.

Jennifer has significant expertise in each of the functional areas of marketing and communications including global public and analyst relations (including crisis management), demand generation, digital marketing, campaign management, branding, partner and association marketing, product management, marketing operations, advertising and paid media, budget management, copywriting, market research and events. She also spent time working as a journalist where she published or placed over 1,000 articles. Jennifer is a graduate of Brigham Young University.

Dante Orsini, SVP of Business Development

Dante Orsini

Dante Orsini is Senior Vice President of Business Development at iland. In this role, he is responsible for the development and continued growth of iland’s channel partnerships and strategic relationships. He holds a seat on the VMware Service Provider Advisory Council, and Veeam, Zerto, and HPE Partner Advisory Boards. Dante has more than 20 years of sales and channel leadership experience and has directed iland to dozens of industry and partner awards including CRN’s Partner Program (Five-Star rating three years in a row), Gartner Magic Quadrant for DRaaS (“Leader” four years in a row), Veeam Impact Partner of the Year (four years in a row), and Zerto’s Cloud Service Partner of the Year (three years in a row).

Mr. Orsini holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interpersonal Communications from Bowling Green State University.

Julien Anguenot, VP of Software Engineering

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Julien Anguenot serves as iland’s Vice President of Software Engineering and is responsible for the strategic vision and development of the iland Secure Cloud ConsoleSM. Under his leadership, iland has introduced the innovative console which provides an intuitive interface that enables customers to easily ramp up cloud capabilities, control and predict costs, manage resources, maximize performance and enhance security and compliance.

Prior to joining iland, Mr. Anguenot was the Technical Co-Founder and CTO of Sofun gaming, an innovative start-up that revolutionized the betting industry on the newly regulated French market. Prior to Sofun, Mr. Anguenot held senior tech leadership positions at several open source content management vendors. Mr. Anguenot is an accomplished and organized software craftsman and open-source advocate with a creative and entrepreneurial spirit.