John Paul Mattia
Chief Executive Officer
With over 30-years of industry experience, Dr. Mattia has a proven record of strong corporate leadership and delivery of innovative customer-driven solutions that transform the marketplace. Dr. Mattia has built Centaur into the premier company for reliable, high-speed internet-based distribution of advertising media. Leveraging extensive data networking expertise developed throughout his career at Lucent Technologies, Texas Instruments, and as Chief Technical Officer of Big Bear Networks, Dr. Mattia has led Centaur in bringing the advertising industry the most advanced end-to-end delivery solution in the market. Dr. Mattia earned his BS, MS, and PhD degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has over 25 publications in conferences, literature, and book chapters, and 4 patents issued.
Executive Vice President of Sales and Operations
Laura Adams brings to Centaur more than 25-years of industry experience, with a proven history of building excellent customer relationships, successful corporate strategy, as well as providing effective executive leadership. Dr. Adams has led Centaur in bringing the advertising industry a distribution solution that combines the best prices in the market with speed, quality, and reliability for a superior customer experience. During her career, Dr. Adams has served in a variety of executive management roles, including Director of Optical Data Systems at Lucent Technologies, and Board Member and VP of Business Development at Big Bear Networks. Dr. Adams earned her BS, MS, and PhD degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and has 14 patents issued.