Tony Abena is a globally recognized leader and entrepreneur. Along with being MotionPoint’s CEO, Tony is an Executive in Residence at Deloitte, the world’s largest professional services firm. Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer of Deloitte Investments, and Managing Director, Deloitte New-venture Accelerator, an internal investment vehicle and business incubator for alternative IP/technology-driven businesses in areas such as legal services, life sciences, human capital software, cognitive/AI, data/analytics, and information services. As of 2020, Deloitte has generated over $1 billion in new revenues from these investments.
Previously, Tony was Chairman and CEO of Insite Software (acquired by Insight Venture Partners in 2019). Twice, Forrester Research named the company a Leader in B2B commerce platforms alongside Oracle, IBM, and SAP/Hybris. Before this, he was President, Global Legal, and SVP, US Law Firms, a $2 Billion P&L division, for Thomson Reuters, the leading provider of information supporting the rule of law globally. He was also CTO/COO at techies.com, recognized by PCWeek as the #1 technology recruitment website. Prior to that, he served in a variety of roles including President, Gartner Institute and Vice President, Product at Gartner, the world’s leading IT research and advisory firm, after the company acquired an e-learning company Tony co-founded.
Tony earned his MBA from the University of Minnesota, and B.S. from Lewis and Clark College.
MotionPoint co-founder Enrique Travieso is a technology visionary whose expertise includes creating scalable, secure, portable web technologies, and the architecting, building and deploying of web-based software applications.
Enrique is the primary author on many of the patents for MotionPoint’s industry-leading proxy-based website translation solution. He is also a seasoned manager with experience building and leading technology teams.
Previously, Enrique served as co-founder and chief architect for Objectmatter, Inc., where he led a team that designed and developed a successful family of commercial object-relational mapping tools in wide use by Fortune 500 corporations.
Enrique earned a bachelor’s of science degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Miami.
Jessica DeBianchi Rivera brings a holistic understanding of business, law, executive leadership, and team and culture building to her role as MotionPoint’s EVP, People & Performance. She also serves as MotionPoint’s Chief Legal Officer.
With 15+ years of experience collaborating inside and with C-Suites at leading technology companies, Jessica has established herself as a key, hands-on operator and facilitator who helps companies accelerate business momentum, streamline processes, assess risk, and empower teamwide performance to drive growth and deliver results.
Jessica previously served as EVP of Global Sales & Corporate Affairs to MotionPoint (and prior to that, as its General Counsel). Before MotionPoint, Jessica served as Chief Legal Officer to Velocity Solutions, a fintech provider of marketing and SaaS solutions. Previously, she was Vice President & Senior Counsel at Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE).
Jessica is active in the Association of Corporate Counsel in-house community, serving the South Florida chapter as its immediate-past President, and as a member of its Board of Directors. She earned her Juris Doctor, MBA and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Florida.
Matthew Dovie has more than 15 years of experience in implementing and supporting IT and cybersecurity practices. His diverse skill-set includes designing and implementing Integrated Risk Management and SecOps programs to protect the confidentiality of sensitive data and information assets. Matthew brings to MotionPoint an expertise in systems and process improvement, with a strong sense of business acumen.
Matthew is a motivated and passionate leader who has successfully managed global teams and a wide range of projects. Prior to MotionPoint, Matthew served in key roles in operations and InfoSec at companies such as Kobie Marketing and Lucid, LLC. He’s also an adjunct lecturer at Tulane University’s School of Professional Advancement, teaching IT Security Auditing and System Monitoring.
Matthew holds certifications in CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, CDPSE and CGEIT. He earned a BS in Computer Information Systems from Louisiana Tech University, and an MBA from Tulane University’s A.B. Freeman School of Business.
Throughout her 15-year career leading successful multicultural teams in the website localization industry, Veronica Pastuch has directly contributed to the translation, deployment and ongoing support of more than 1,500 multilingual websites, with an absolute commitment to superior quality and customer satisfaction.
A methodical, analytical professional who is passionate about business strategy, Veronica brings to the Executive Team a unique and expert understanding of the interrelation between technology, language and culture. As EVP of Translation Operations, she continues to extend her expert knowledge to MotionPoint’s global sales and product development initiatives.
A lifelong learner, Veronica attended university in Buenos Aires and completed her bachelor’s degree in Sociology at Florida Atlantic University. She continually applies herself to the pursuit of knowledge in the areas of business, leadership and interpersonal relationship studies.
Aaron Hakenson is responsible for all sales and go-to-market operations at MotionPoint. His 15 years of leadership in the translation industry drive MotionPoint’s Sales and Marketing philosophies. Aaron maintains a robust track record of implementing and developing strategies to accelerate revenue growth and customer satisfaction.
Before joining MotionPoint, Aaron worked in various technology and translation enterprise sales roles. He takes pride in creating win-win scalable processes that match the right solutions to his team’s needs. Aaron strongly believes in developing talent by clearing obstacles for the team to perform at their best.
Aaron earned a bachelor’s degree in History of the Soviet Union from Assumption University.
Jason Brick brings more than 15 years of B2B service and operations leadership to the role of VP, Customer Operations, and delivers on MotionPoint’s philosophy of ‘working hard to make it easy’ for customers, every day.
With a proven track record of customer service excellence, Jason prioritizes relationship and team building to deliver superior experiences and ongoing value, ensuring that MotionPoint provides tailor-made solutions to help each customer reach their unique multilingual website and digital content goals.
Prior to joining MotionPoint, Jason served in key roles at Siemens and Nokia Networks, managing software upgrades and serving on the Executive Strategic Initiatives Committee at Siemens.
Jason earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida.
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