Our Team

Meet the team that gets excited about delivering top level service
and high-tech communication tools to our clients.



Carlos Lahrssen President and CEO
Juan Canto CFO
Mr. Felipe Lahrssen Vice President and COO
Carlos Mathison VP of Information Systems and Development
Irvin Rodriguez Chief Engineer Officer
Federica Schacht Director of Operations
Oliver Verde Marketing Director
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Jorge Padua Sr. VoIP Platform Engineer
Marcos Morales VP of Client Relations and Operations
Javier Blanco Field Engineer
Luis Espinoza VP of Technology
Fort Lauderdale

Trudie Chin Office Manager
Frank Cilurso Sales Director
Fort Lauderdale Team
North Florida

Tommy Pun North Florida Sales Director
Nicole Placco Office Manager
North Florida Team
Carlos Lahrssen President and CEO

Carlos Lahrssen is president and CEO of nexogy, as well as founder, president and CEO of LD Telecommunications, Inc., nexogy’s parent company.

Lahrssen is an industry fan, follower and advocate — staying ahead of the latest telecommunications trends and technologies. Lahrssen specializes in architecting customized VoIP applications. He helps businesses navigate the move to a hosted PBX solution, with background in the inner workings of Nexogy’s most advanced technologies.

Carlos is actively criticized for his love and affection for every apple product, including Newton and the apple IIC; do not mention the word "Android" or "Microsoft" as you will forever lose his attention.

Juan Canto CFO

Juan Canto is CFO for nexogy and LD Telecommunications, Inc., nexogy's parent company.

Canto has been serving as CFO since 2000, and specializes in commercial and corporate banking, as well as U.S. cross-border transactions. Canto helps his clients strategically determine which technologies will have the most financial impact for an organization.

When he goes to a restaurant, he never knows what to order, he always asks everyone what they're having.

Mr. Felipe Lahrssen Vice President and COO

Mr. Felipe Lahrssen co-founded LDTeleCom with Mr. Carlos Lahrssen in 1999. In his current role Mr. Lahrssen is actively involved in strategic planning for the Company and oversees product and service delivery throughout the organization.

Prior to his work at LDTeleCom, Mr. Lahrssen worked at Corporación Vencemos in Venezuela, as industrial production supervisor. Mr. Lahrssen holds a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello where he was ranked 8th out of 58 in his class. He has also completed two years towards a Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering at the Universidad Simón Bolívar in Caracas, Venezuela.

Felipe is also known for his extreme ability to both cook and eat chicken; don't ask, won't share recipe.

Carlos Mathison VP of Information Systems and Development

Carlos Mathison is the VP of Information Systems and Development of nexogy.

Mathison is a web applications professional with more than 10 years of experience planning, managing, developing and delivering web-related products. From front end to back end, he is always focused on the best, cutting-edge and trending user interfaces, making end user experience the ultimate experience.

Carlos started riding road bikes about two months ago and he really, really needs a new helmet. Paypal accepted.

Irvin Rodriguez Chief Engineer Officer

Irvin is a perceptive, results-driven, focused Engineering professional with outstanding success directing a broad range of engineering projects while participating in planning, analyzing, and implementing organizational objectives in a management position.

He excels at ensuring quality assurance and safety secure research and design, systems analysis, and full lifecycle project management of innovative products.

Federica Schacht Director of Operations

Federica Schacht is the Director of Operations of nexogy. What she does is best told in her words:

“I put stuff here, move it there, order POs for IP Phones, and that's it. For more info, send me an email and I will tell you more :-)

Oh, I do port numbers too.”

Oliver Verde Marketing Director

Oliver is the Marketing Director

"Mr. Green" is creating all the time... flyers, promotions, raffles, contest, 5Ks, theories, new products, funny stuff always focus on serve our Sales Team (they are very nice guys). Someone said he's kind of a visionary leader with diversified experience developing, driving, and implementing effective sales strategies, leading Sales Teams to help them meet and exceed corporate objectives.

I'm 100% commited to the Galactic Republic. My last Midi-chlorians counting was improving.

Jorge Padua Sr. VoIP Platform Engineer

I believe applications and software always need to look and behave like games. In this world users keep evolving and they are constantly facing complex situations that are easier to accomplish if they are rewarded with the appropriate feedback. Simple interfaces that help users solve complex problems, is how games are created and how all applications and software should be developed. I´m a true believer and supporter of real gamification strategies not just scores, leveling and badges.

Communication is the core of our business enabling it is my job. In order to do so I will manage feature definition, planning and progress as well as training. I’m capable of making the tough decisions and know when to say “no”. I know when to entrust and when to be hands-on in order to manage the morale and confidence of my teams. I’m a quality gate-keeper and I challenge my team to polish every single feature, design, piece of art or mechanisms when I’m sure they can deliver. I’ve had experience in the use analytics, key metrics and user feedback to determine user trends and behavior. Based on this principle I´ve worked and launched applications in many platforms and I'm always open to evaluate and try new technology.

Marcos Morales VP of Client Relations

Marcos is Our Contact Center Director (please don't shoot him)

Proven business operations leader with over ten years of experience building, training and leading teams to achieve full execution of operational functions and contribution to the bottom line. 

Fanatic of all South Florida Sports teams.  Equal fanatical hatred towards South Florida rivals. 



Javier Blanco Field Engineer
Biography for Javier (coming soon)
Luis Espinoza VP of Technology
Biography for Luis (coming soon)
Trudie Chin Office Manager

Trudie is the Office Manager for the South Florida territory. She assumes the role of not only Office Manager, but also Recruiter, Trainer, and Sales Support, among other things.

When she’s not helping out the team, she’s busy talking to candidates, scheduling interviews, bugging the Provisioning team, practicing her elementary Spanish skills, and sending birthday shout-outs. Her favorite part of the job: Being able to find and add great talent to the already amazing nexogy team.

In her spare time, you’ll most likely find Trudie in the kitchen whipping up a dessert like it’s nobody’s business. Felipe may be the chicken expert, but Trudie’s the cake connoisseur.

Frank Cilurso Sales Director
Frank Cilurso is the Sales Director for the Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach Territory.  
He started with nexogy in 2014 as the Director of Sales for South Florida.  He is passionate about developing his team to become the future leaders of nexogy as well as continuing to expand nexogy’s reach across South Florida. He is the self proclaimed “Best Ping Pong Player” in the company and will gladly defend that title. Outside of nexogy Frank is a family man that loves any activity that involves being outdoors. 
Fort Lauderdale Team


Tommy Pun North Florida Sales Director
Tommy is Sales Director for the North Florida area.  

Nicole Placco Office Manager

Nicole Placco is the Office Manager for the Tampa Branch 

She changes lives by recruiting top talent for the Tampa nexogy Sales Team. Once candidates are hired, she enjoys creating and implementing a week long, multi-media training program. Keeping it FUN and engaging all while upholding the company core values, is something she takes pride in. When she's not recruiting and on-boarding, she stays involved with the sales team through role-play where she's famously known to act out different characters to keep the exercise exciting! Maybe you should challenge her to a game of darts. So far she is the reigning Tampa Office Dart Champion! Who would like to steal that title from her? 

Tampa Team