CEO Dino  Di Palma at Benu Networks  Portrait

Dino Di Palma


Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce that Dino Di Palma has been named CEO of Benu Networks. The search was led by Mark Lonergan.

About Dino

Dino has more than 20 years of experience leading high-growth technology organizations. He served as Chief Operating Officer at Acme Packet prior to its $2.1 billion acquisition by Oracle Corporation in February 2013. There, he oversaw the company’s global sales and business development, customer service and support, and manufacturing organizations. Prior to serving as the COO, Dino held the role of Senior Vice President of worldwide sales and business development at Acme Packet, where he was responsible for building a global team, established the company as the leader in the newly-created session border controller space, and led the sales & BD team through a successful IPO. Prior to Acme Packet, Dino led systems engineering, sales and business development, and the worldwide business development directors group at Sema Priority Call, Inc.

Dino holds both a BA in Economics and Political Science from McGill University as well as a Masters degree in Public Policy and Business Administration.

About Benu Networks

Founded in 2010, Benu Networks Inc. is a privately held telecommunications infrastructure company providing networking and software solutions for network operators deploying WiFi and Cloud services. Their mission is to transform the network operator’s business model from providing a pipe as a service to offering revenue generating services to subscriber devices and sessions, creating a unique experience and value. Benu is a venture funded company, led by Spark Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures, and Comcast Ventures.

James Dolce Portrait

Dino brings a proven track record building global teams focused on serving large network operators. We’re delighted to have both his leadership and industry knowledge as we enter this next chapter for Benu.

James Dolce, Chairman of the Board, Benu Networks
Dino Di Palma Portrait

The opportunity to lead the Benu Network’s team in providing its innovative technology to the global market is compelling. Carriers globally, fixed and mobile, are investing in cutting edge technology that enables them to generate cloud based value added services. Benu Networks is well positioned to deliver on this promise.

Dino Di Palma, CEO, Benu Networks
Mark Lonergan Portrait

Dino is one of the finest carrier systems executives in the United States today. He will propel this already successful company into new markets, helping to broaden the service offerings of Benu’s Tier-One clients.

Mark Lonergan, Founder & Managing Partner, Lonergan Partners