CEO, President and Founder of GBH Communications
Jose De La Paz
Chief Operations Officer
EVP, Global Sales
Jim Fairweather is the EVP Global Sales at GBH Global Services. Jim brings over 25 years of intimate knowledge of IT, UC, SaaS/Cloud and Pro AV to the market. As EVP of Global Sales, Jim is the strategic head of all sales operations within the organization which includes strategic planning, implementation of sales initiatives, and building strong professional relationships within and outside the organization.
With almost 20 years of working experience in the video telepresence and unified communications industry, Jim has held numerous sales executive and management positions at Hewlett Packard, Polycom, Vidyo, PictureTel, Yamaha, MCI WorldCom, Honeywell Bull, and Stratus Computer. His expertise will provide GBH Global Services with an opportunity to maximize sales and deliver profitable growth in the future.
Jim has served as founder, president and chairman of the Boys & Girls Club of Assabet Valley since 1995, and is also a Board Member of the IMCCA. Jim holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Bentley University and has completed the Executive Management Program at the University of Michigan – Stephen M. Ross School of Business.
Director of Solutions Architecture
Michael Laurin is the Director of Solutions Architecture at GBH Communications. In this role Mr. Laurin is responsible for all pre-sales and post-sales engineering processes as well as developing new technology strategies within GBH and for our Fortune 500 clients. Michael specializes in designing complex collaboration solutions utilizing the most advanced UC technology that help GBH clients collaborate more efficiently.
Mr. Laurin comes to GBH with over 15 years combined experience in all aspects of product management including new product launches, product marketing and research and development. As Category Manager with West Marine Products, Mr. Laurin focused on managing relationships with multiple vendors, analyzing product trends to create yearly business strategies and identifying new product opportunities. While at GN Netcom/Jabra, Mr. Laurin acted as Product Manager for new headset solutions. Mr. Laurin holds a Bachelors Degree from St. Mary’s College of California.
Director of Finance
David joined GBH Communications in August of 2016, as Director of Finance, in this role he will oversee all aspects of the company’s financial reporting, giving direction to the accounting department, and will advise on future growth opportunities.
Mr. Berman comes to GBH with 25+ years of experience as a C.P.A in both public accounting and the private sector. His positions ranged from Chief Financial Officer to Financial Controller for the following industries commodities, healthcare, non-profit and entertainment, including SEC reporting, Budgeting for numerous departments , royalty reporting, corporation tax preparation, migration of various accounting software and cash flow forecasting.
Director of Order Management