FADEL is led by a group of technology and business experts with deep experience in helping clients meet their business goals. As a FADEL client, you are always assured of direct executive management team involvement in your project, whatever its size or scope.
Tarek E. Fadel
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
As CEO, Tarek Fadel is responsible for the overall management and performance of FADEL, driving its long term strategic plan as well as overseeing the day-to-day management of the corporation. Prior to founding FADEL in 2003, Tarek was a Director of Consulting at Oracle Corporation with over 20 years of experience building, selling and implementing enterprise software applications. He managed a consulting practice for Oracle responsible for the success of several large client implementations, and held the position of Director of Product Management releasing several Oracle CRM products. Tarek also worked at Cambridge Technology Group and played a major role in deploying its enterprise application server products to the market. Tarek holds a technology patent for his work on Method and Apparatus for e-Commerce Integration Architecture and Process. He has a bachelor’s degree in Computer and Information Science from the City University of New York and an MBA from Columbia University.
Senior Vice President of Services and Partner Enablement
David Feuerstein is responsible for the FADEL solution delivery process and customer experience. He is in charge of the company’s management initiatives, including continuous process improvement through the use of innovative methodologies, competency training, and regular customer experience. As a Consultancy Services Manager at Chordiant Software, David managed key client relationships and SOA implementations in the Fortune 10 Financial Services and Telecom verticals. He spent six years at Oracle, where he led enterprise integration and ERP technology teams. Prior to Oracle, he spent seventeen years at Digital Equipment Corporation, where he held various leadership positions in consulting, sales and engineering. David attended the University of Massachusetts College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He is the recipient of multiple awards and is co-author of a U.S. patent for methods and apparatus for implementing internet storefronts to provide integrated functions.
Vice President of Sales
Brian Ratté is responsible for the growth and profitability of corporate sales at FADEL as well as fostering excellence in client relations. Bringing over 25 years of sales and leadership experience from top tier technology firms across the world, Brian will lead customer initiatives and further strengthen the company’s strategic alliances. Brian joins FADEL from IBM, where he most recently led their sales efforts for Media and Entertainment software solutions across North America. His previous role at IBM included leading the IBM WebSphere Commerce sales team. Prior to IBM, Brian was VP of Sales at CrossWorlds and a Sales Director at Oracle. Earning top sales awards at Oracle, Brian helped establish their Retail vertical and accelerate the Retek acquisition – a strategic win over SAP. Beginning his career at EMC Corporation when it was a startup, Brian held various positions in sales and product management, helping the company’s US and International expansion by helping to open the Dallas, TX office and manage key sales initiatives worldwide. Brian attended The University of Rhode Island where earned a double major in Management Information Systems and Marketing.
Vice President of Product Management
Gregg Guest is responsible for driving FADEL’s Intellectual Property Management (IPM) Suite product strategy and growing the firm’s intellectual property practices. Gregg is an experienced thought leader on the complex topic of intellectual property and licensing, having previously worked at Debevoise & Plimpton, a corporate law firm renowned for its Media and IP practice, and Marvel Entertainment, one of the leaders in character licensing and merchandising. Gregg also brings over fifteen years of experience in IT, including the management of a custom development team at Braveline Technology. Gregg received a BFA from New York University in Film/TV & Communications, and has won numerous awards for film making and screenwriting.
Head of Product Development and Architecture
Walid Daccache heads the technology and architecture of the different products of the Intellectual Property Management Suite. Walid drives the design, development and architecture of the product, making sure that they align with the latest technology standards and are delivered with enterprise class and quality guidelines. Through his many years of experience in web application development, Walid was involved in software development, project management, product architecture, technical training and presentations. Walid led the creation and evolution of powerful tools such as Workflow, Reporting, Security, and Integration Management Systems. In addition, he closely managed the development of Master Data Management and Self Service Portal solutions. Walid also led several technical projects in the United States and Europe. Walid earned his Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Computer Science from Notre Dame University. He is also certified in several different technologies, such as Oracle BEA development and Oracle XML Integration, IBM Smarter Commerce and Borland development.