Prior to Verdada, he held a variety of leadership positions at businesses including The Middleband Group, a strategic product marketing consultancy, Tribe Communications (acquired by Zoom), an early packet switching pioneer, CafeNet
, a public network of Internet access terminals, and Whistle Communications (acquired by IBM).
The promise of anytime, anyplace Internet access is rapidly becoming a reality since our users can access their personalized e-mail, the World Wide Web, Telnet and Chat from any of our CafeNet
sites in Los Angeles, Oregon and, soon, the Bay area," said Mark Sigal, Vice President of CafeNet
, a company that places Internet workstations in existing coffee houses.