Nicko Feinberg, President & Chief Executive Officer
Nicko Feinberg is the President and CEO of Frontline Data Services (FDS), a state-of-the-art data center he designed, developed, and opened in Orangeburg, New York in 2010. Frontline offers Colocation, Managed IT Services, Cybersecurity, Backup and Business Continuity, as well as Website Development and Email Hosting. The company primarily services small and medium sized businesses, municipalities, city agencies and not-for-profit organizations. FDS began providing colocation and technical services to cryptocurrency miners from around the world in early 2014.
Prior to co-founding Frontline Data Services, Nicko founded Frontline Communications, a privately held Internet Service Provider he took public on the NASDAQ at the age of 23 raising $5 million. He subsequently performed a secondary offering on AMEX raising an additional $20 million to acquire more than twenty companies in under three years. Frontline Communications grew to over $100 million in sales prior to converting back to a private company in .
Nicko’s 30+ year career founding and rapidly scaling several technology businesses began when he started an online bulletin board (while still in high school) in the mid 1980’s which quickly became one of the first Dial-Up Internet and DSL providers in New York State. He later formed and ran a computer graphic design and desktop publishing company while a computer science student at Portland Oregon Community College.
Wendi M. Joseph, Vice President/General Manager
Wendi joined Frontline Data Services in 2011 as Director of Business Development and is currently the Vice President and General Manager responsible for day-to-day operations, operating budgets, as well as customer service liaison. Prior to FDS, Wendi was the Vice President and General Manager of Blue Hill Data Services overseeing all aspects of the company including sales and marketing activities, operating budgets, customer service, and data center operations with a focus on engineering customer solutions. She was also involved in project management, production control, data center operations, operating systems and application troubleshooting. Before Blue Hill Data Services, Wendi had an accomplished career at one of New Jersey’s leading publishing firms where she performed a similar role.
Kianga Daverington, Head of Digital Asset Mining & Blockchain Services
Kianga joined Frontline Data Services as Head of Digital Asset Mining and Blockchain Services in 2018. Kianga is responsible for the development of FDS’ cryptocurrency and blockchain industry focus, and will be leading a new venture at the company to provide data and independent research on public blockchain networks to institutional investors, government regulators, trading venues and miners. Kianga is a practicing New York attorney, cryptocurrency trader and investor. Prior to her involvement in the blockchain and digital asset sector, Kianga worked as a derivatives and commodities trading and regulatory attorney within global financial institutions Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers and Bank of New York Mellon.
Ed Gleason, CTO
Ed joined Frontline Communications in 1995 as Director of Web Services. Prior to joining Frontline Ed was High School Trade Related Science and Math Teacher for Nassau Board of Cooperative Education in Westbury, Long Island. Ed was promoted to VP and CTO of Frontline Communications 2003 and has held that positions since. In 1980-81, while Senior Faculties Coordinator at Orange County Community College, Ed oversaw the installation of one of the first IBM PC Labs in New York. Customer service is Ed's primary mission at Frontline.
Nick Ruotolo, Senior Systems Administrator
Dan DeLuca, Senior Systems Administrator
Jason Mazzaro, Senior Network Engineer
Jason joined Frontline Data Services in 2019 as a result of FDS’ acquisition of Tech Spectrum IT Consulting, Inc., a managed IT services provider Jason co-founded with Rob Manea in 2002. Tech Spectrum was a full-service Managed Service Provider, assisting in all aspects of the customer requests, including but not limited to, new office setups, repairs, preventative maintenance, website design, internet marketing, wireless solutions, and more. Jason has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Information Science and has been working in the computer industry for over 20+ years. His previous experience includes building and maintaining a server farm for a securities exchange company in Westchester County, NY, and managing a team to provide Level II Tech Support, support client trading terminals (in-house & remote users), and beta testing financial and trading software. Prior to Tech Spectrum Jason was Founder, Co-owner of High Voltage IT Consulting in Nanuet, NY.
Robert Manea, Senior Network Engineer
Robert (Rob) joined Frontline Data Services in 2019 as a result of FDS’ acquisition of Tech Spectrum IT Consulting, Inc., a managed IT services provider Rob co-founded with Jason Mazzaro in 2002. Tech Spectrum was a full-service Managed Service Provider, assisting in all aspects of the customer requests, including but not limited to, new office setups, repairs, preventative maintenance, website design, internet marketing, wireless solutions, and many more. Rob has an extensive technical background in the operational management of large complex networks with particular strength in Network Management and Operations. Prior to running Tech Spectrum, Rob was part of a network team that installed routing and switching gear, as well as turning up circuits while using routing protocols around the country.