Who is CloudSmartz?

CloudSmartz is a challenger in the industry for Lifecycle Service and Customer Orchestration, enabling digital transformation for Communications Service Providers (CSPs) around the world. As an orchestrator-of-orchestrators, the CloudSmartz mission is to help transform forward-thinking CSPs into next generation, on-demand, customer-centric service providers. With 25+ years of telecom & IT experience in creating solutions that accelerate business value create quickly, CloudSmartz built a global team of 250+ telecom software professionals that focus on delivering long-term and end-to-end technology deployments for our CSP clients.

The Telecom Community Recognizes CloudSmartz

Gartner named CloudSmartz as a 2018 Cool Vendor in Communications Service Provider Business Operations & listed multiple times in reports.

CloudSmartz was awarded, “Most Innovative Technology Provider” & “Best Innovations in Aggregation” by Pipeline Magazine.

Inc. 5000 named CloudSmartz one of America’s Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies for Four Consecutive Years in a row (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019).

Why CloudSmartz?


CloudSmartz solutions have enabled some of the first Software-Defined Networks in the world – our platforms are building blocks for the unique requirements of our clients

Flexible & Adaptable

CloudSmartz is more agile and easy to work – from simplified service terms and pricing to delivery of digital platforms with cloud-native containers and microservices

Technology Agnostic

CloudSmartz solutions are driven by opensource technologies and are vendor agnostic to client legacy OSS/BSS and in-house systems

REST API Standards
& Non-Standards

CloudSmartz platforms are API-driven to deploy network as code – standards like MEF, TMF – or customer built for the unique needs of our clients

DevOps Ready Solutions

CloudSmartz solutions are driven and deployed by world-class DevOps tools, processes, and teams – allowing us to innovate and deploy faster

Software & Telecom Focused

CloudSmartz teams all come from telecom and software backgrounds – speaking your acronyms – to support our clients’ vision through the artful application of technology

Global Leadership Team

This is our dedicated executive team with global delivery teams across the globe. Schedule a meeting to connect now!

Dan Wagner

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

Dan is Chief Executive Officer and co-founder at CloudSmartz, bringing over 25 years of telecom executive leadership. As a telecommunication and software development veteran, he focuses on helping Service Providers and Communications companies transform and evolve their business to productize and monetize on-demand networks with next-gen emerging technologies.

Manjeet Dhariwal

Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder

Manjeet Dhariwal is Chief Technology Officer and co-founder at CloudSmartz who has focused and grown his team in the SDN/NFV space to produce revenue generating products for some of the largest telecommunications providers around the world – one who in turn deployed the world’s first network on-demand telecommunications platform.

Mark Manioci

Chief Financial Officer

Mark Manioci is Chief Financial Officer focused on the financial vision, global strategy and leadership at CloudSmartz. With 25 years of telecom executive leadership, Mark brings financial management, product development, strategy and transaction experience, with an emphasis in telecommunications and technology markets.

Matthew Ray

VP of Marketing

Matthew is head of marketing and his team is responsible for all activities related to business and market development, market research and planning, strategic direction for branding, and digital content creation. His team bridges the gap to collaborate with Sales and Business Development teams to produce and help qualify leads.

Michael Vannest

VP of Development & Engineering

Michael heads our software solutions arm, providing strategic guidance, operational oversight and delivery assurance for our Software Development as a Service (SDaaS) product lines. Having 25 years of software solution leadership, he leads initiatives ensuring resources and solutions are applied correctly and efficiently to meet the needs of our clients.

CloudSmartz Global Innovation & Development Center

250+ Global Telecom / Software Teams

Our team members work around the globe – London, New York, Singapore, Canada, India, Mexico, Latin America and various sales offices with the ability to deeply-scale skilled developers and engineers for our client needs.

Agile Certified Teams
Proven Telecom Leaders
Senior Level Architects
Senior Network Engineers
Database Engineers
Certified Project Managers
Open Source Leaders
Security Professionals
Quality Assurance Teams

1 +
Years of Telecom & Software Experience
1 +
Service Providers Customers Served
80 +
Software/Telecom Specialized Teams
1 +
Global Delivery Offices
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"CloudSmartz has done everything for us: they build, they manage, and they support. We chose the right business to partner with; they have made good on their promise to enable our business to thrive."
Carl Grivner
CEO | Pacnet (acquired by Telstra)
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"CloudSmartz embodies the faster and fitter mantra that Telstra espouses. We needed a partner that can get us to the future (and not memorialize the past) – something we didn’t see from our past partners."
Jon McGuire
Head of International Commercial Management
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"We are pleased to be working with CloudSmartz to accelerate our digital transformation for our customers and partners – CloudSmartz leadership has a strong understanding of the complexities of our network and customer demands – and a long history of executing."
Larry Schwartz
CEO | Seaborn Networks
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"CloudSmartz has the experience and expertise that fits into our multi-year plans – they understand the innovative technology we are bringing to the marketplace and have the drive to deliver a world-class customer experience for our future clients."
Bob Brumley
CEO | Laser Light Communications
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"CloudSmartz understands the big picture and translates concepts and directional aspirations into real deliverables of next generation capabilities. They deliver on a genuine partnership model – making decisions fast and cleanly without things getting lost in translation."
Jon Vestal
Head of Product Architecture
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"If you look at the culture that we built to thrive as being digital, CloudSmartz stood out for us for two reasons: one was their thought leadership. The second was that they understood the diversity of our customer base… Plus it helps that they work at our pace."
Jacqueline Teo
Chief Digital Officer, HGC Global Communications

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