President & Chief Executive Officer
Jeff Miller serves as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Synchronoss Technologies. Jeff previously served as President for IDEAL Industries Technology Group, focusing on designing and delivering solutions for smart commercial buildings and spaces. IDEAL Industries is a century-old, professionally managed and family-owned business, based in the greater Chicagoland area. Jeff also serves on the Board of 1871, Chicago’s largest start-up incubator, and on the non-profit Boards of Aspire Chicago and Junior Achievement.
Before joining IDEAL Industries in 2017, Jeff recently completed a 16-year career with Motorola, most recently as Corporate Vice President and General Manager of Operations in North America for Motorola Mobility, LLC. Previously, Jeff was Vice President of Sales for Motorola’s business with AT&T, T-Mobile, and 23-global wireless customers across North America, Latin America, EMEA and the Asia Pacific.
Jeff also spent five years with Somera Communications, as the Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing, and he worked for AT&T for eleven years, holding various leadership positions in Sales Management, Marketing and Product Management.
Jeff graduated with a B.S. degree from Miami University and later earned his M.B.A. from The Ohio State University. He and his wife Susan have four children and reside in Chicago’s Lake View neighborhood.
Chief Technology Officer
Pat Doran has been with Synchronoss since 2002 and serves as our Chief Technology Officer.
Mr. Doran is an accomplished development, hosting and managed services executive with deep experience in the telecommunications industry building products at scale for over 20 years. He possesses extensive architecture, software development, hosting and international management experience in large scale telecommunications and internet/intranet products. His responsibilities include leading our architecture, development, testing, hosting, IT and services organizations that successfully leverage talent around the globe.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Doran served in various roles at Synchronoss, including VP of Development, Chief Architect and Senior Software Engineer. Before joining Synchronoss, Mr. Doran was a Senior Development Engineer at Agility Communications from 2000 to 2002 and a Member of Technical staff at AT&T/Lucent from 1996 to 2000.
Mr. Doran received a bachelor’s degree in Computer and Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University.
Chief Commercial Officer
Chris Hill has been with Synchronoss since January of 2018 and serves as Executive Vice President with responsibility for all global commercial activity and strategy. He also serves as the company’s Chief Commercial Officer directing strategic product vision and portfolio investments.
Chris is an accomplished leader with over 25 years working in sales, marketing, product management and business development with leading global software and technology companies. He previously served as the President of an applied enterprise Virtual and Augmented Reality software and solutions company. Prior to that, Chris completed a 17-year career with AT&T where he served as the Senior Vice President of Advanced Solutions.
Chris received a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Virginia and in 2009 he completed the General Management Program at Harvard Business School. He also serves on the board of Decooda, an AI company delivering a Customer Feedback Management (CFM) cloud solution. Chris and his wife have 5 children and reside in Princeton, NJ.
Chief Legal Officer
Christina serves as Chief Legal Officer of Synchronoss. She has been with Synchronoss since 2016, serving as the Chief Compliance Officer and Assistant General Counsel prior to assuming the role of total oversight of all corporate legal affairs for the company.
Christina has significant experience in corporate governance, compliance, technology licensing and M&A. Prior to joining Synchronoss, she was with Openwave Messaging where she provided counsel on a broad spectrum of legal matters, including restructuring the commercial contracting process and documents, M&A and intellectual property. Christina also spent 6 years as a commercial litigation attorney at Blackmar, Principe and Schmelter, APC.
She is a graduate of Cornell College with a B.A. in History, Philosophy and Communications. She achieved her J.D. at the University of Illinois, College of Law and received a LLM with Merit in International Commercial Law from the University of Nottingham.
EVP Finance Operations and CHRO
Lou Ferraro joined Synchronoss in 2018 and currently serves as Chief Human Resources Officer. Prior to joining Synchronoss, Lou worked as a business consultant for the Populus Group supporting Comcast Corporation.
From 2014 to 2016, Lou was the COO/CFO of BrandYourself.com Inc. where he led the finance and operations team during a period of intense growth. From 2010 to 2014, Lou served as CFO of AWI/iMobile as well as CEO of the Magicpins.com (business unit). From 2008 to 2010, Lou served as CFO of Vitaltrax.com.
From 2004 to 2008, Lou was an SVP for IDT where he founded TuYo Mobile, a wireless MVNO. From 1991 to 2004, Lou worked for AT&T Mobility. Prior to AT&T Mobility, Lou held various finance and operations positions at Verizon Wireless.
Lou graduated with a B.S. degree from Montclair State University and earned his CPA in NJ.
Chief Financial Officer
Taylor serves as Chief Financial Officer at Synchronoss.
Taylor brings to Synchronoss more than 20 years of public company experience managing all financial functions of large global public organizations. He most recently served as Senior Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Web Presence for Endurance International Group, an IT services company. Prior to that, he spent 18 years with Convergys Corporation where he held several senior leadership roles, including Senior Vice President Finance, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer.
Taylor is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering and received his MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.