Meet Our Executives
President & CEO
Joe Forgione is the President and CEO of RailComm and serves on its Board of Directors.
As President & CEO, Joe is responsible for RailComm’s corporate vision and leading the implementation of the company’s strategy and operating plan.
Joe has over 30 years of experience in leading emerging and established software and services technology companies.
Prior to joining RailComm, Joe held senior management positions within Lotus, IBM, Novell, and Sepaton. He has also been CEO of successful technology start-ups that resulted in significant exits, including an IPO and a M&A exit to Oracle.
Joe earned an M.B.A. from the MIT Sloan School of Management, and a B.S. in Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Chief Operating Officer
Mark Cirucci is the Chief Operating Officer of RailComm.
Mark oversees the day-to-day operations including Project Management and Delivery, Finance, Accounting, Information Technologies, and Administration.
Mark has over 30 years of experience in leading global teams and managing multi-million dollar portfolios of international projects.
Prior to joining RailComm, Mark held senior management positions within multiple organizations, including Ansaldo STS, Expert Choice, and Hughes Automation.
Mark earned an M.B.A. from the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Lehigh University.
Chief Technology Officer
Andrew Kunzmann is the Chief Technology Officer of RailComm.
Andy oversees the development of RailComm’s automation and communications platforms, and the research and development of new products and features. His teams are responsible for developing high quality software and hardware solutions that comply with safety and industry standards.
With over 25 years of experience in the rail industry, Andy has been key in the development of RailComm’s software and hardware solutions.
Prior to joining RailComm as co-founder, Andy worked for Alstom Transport for almost a decade where he led numerous control system design and test automation projects.
Andy earned an M.S. in Software Development and Management and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Vice President of Sales
Troy Haworth is the Vice President of Sales of RailComm.
Troy is responsible for RailComm’s commercial strategy to drive business growth and market share.
Troy has over 20 years of experience in all areas of sales strategy and management for computer software, telecommunications, and IT technologies and services.
Prior to joining RailComm, Troy held various sales and management positions in the technology sector, including GT Software, Rx Networks, Aepona, and IntelliOne Technologies.
Troy earned a B.A. in Communications from Georgia State University.
Vice President of Products
Michael Hackney is the Vice President of Products of RailComm.
Michael oversees the development and release of the RailComm’s smart monitoring and analytics product platform.
Michael has over 30 years of experience in technology and business leadership. He has led the design and development of many world-class and award-winning products including data analytics, operations automation, real-time collaboration, security, and network management.
Prior to joining RailComm, Michael held senior management positions within multiple organizations, including EMC, Synopia, Pixingo, Veridiem Software, Nexion and GTE Laboratories.
Michael earned his Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from the University of Colorado Boulder, and his B.A. in Chemistry and Math from Wittenberg University.
Director of Human Resources
Joann Kunzmann is the Director of Human Resources of RailComm.
Joann is responsible for managing the overall provision of Human Resources services, policies, and programs for the entire company. Her main responsibility as the HR Director is to manage recruiting and staffing, performance management, benefits and compensation administration, organizational development, employee counseling services, and training.
During her 13 years’ working for RailComm, Joann has 11 years’ experience managing Human Resources and Administration and 2 years’ experience working in sales.
Prior to joining RailComm, Joann has held various management positions in accounting, hotel management, retail management and as a certified travel counselor and elementary education Paraprofessional.
Joann has served for several years as a Notary Public, board member for a private school, and president of a high school booster club. Joann majored in Hospitality Technology and Management and is an active member of the SHRM-Society for Human Resource Management and the Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Human Resource Professional Forum.