AttivaCorp® is headquartered in the Washington D.C. area, in Haymarket, Virginia. AttivaCorp® is a registered European Union company with offices in Prague, Czech Republic, Rome, Italy, and Bucharest, Romania.
The mission of AttivaCorp® is to be Number One, the very best at Achievement of its Customer’s goals through teamed provision and implementation of “Best Practice” business and technical solutions
AttivaCorp’s Management Team
GERARD W. (GERRY) KENNEDY
President & CEO
14408 Otis Court
Haymarket, Virginia 20169
Tel: +1 703 753 3202
Member- Board of
Governors of the Electronic Industry
Association (EIA), Board of Advisors
International Computer & Communications
Council (IC&C), International Engineering
Consortium (IEC) Executive Advisory
Gerry Kennedy is founder and chief executive
of Attiva Corporation, which provides
Best Practice solutions to the Telecommunications
industry at large. He brings 33 years
of communications technical and executive
leadership to AttivaCorp®.
Prior to the establishment of Attiva Corporation, Gerry spent seven years with Bechtel Telecommunications in various leadership positions. Beginning in 1997 and ending in 2004, he held leadership positions including VP Business Development for North America, VP & General Manager Telecommunications Latin American Region, VP PR and Government Relations, and VP Marketing, Strategy & Global Business Development. During the period he was a member of the Steering Committee of the Institute of the Americas, and served on the Advisory Board of Bechtel-Metodo Telecommunicaciones do Brasil. Kennedy was elected to an officer position in 1999, and elected as a Principal Vice President in 2000.
Kennedy started his communications career in 1967 with Bendix Radio Communications. After completing U.S. military service in 1970, he initiated a career with The C&P Telephone Company of Maryland (Bell Atlantic/Verizon). During his tenure through 1997, he was immersed in various disciplines across the telecommunications business, including network planning, outside plant engineering & construction, microwave systems, interoffice toll, central office cutovers, power engineering, mobile radio, network survivability, and disaster recovery.
Just prior to joining Bechtel in 1997, he was Director of Operations for Bell Atlantic International.
Kennedy graduated from Loyola College with a degree in Business Administration.
Valentina Lucaferri Country Manager – Italy
VP Marketing HotelANet Italia
Attiva Corporation 146, V.le Giuseppe Mazzini
00195 – Roma, Italia
Tel: +1 39 334 1489790
Valentina Lucaferri, who joined AttivaCorp in October 2004, is a highly motivated and skilled executive with fifteen years combined experience in Italy’s commercial, governmental and legal communities. She serves AttivaCorp as Country Manager Italy and is responsible for all of the company’s activities and interests in the Italian market. Responsibilities include key client relationship management, market assessment, trend monitoring, and profit and loss responsibility for the Italian market across multiple industries. Although primary focus is on telecommunications, Valentina brings management skills applicable across the entire market.
Prior to joining AttivaCorp, Valentina operated an independent telecommunications and civil works consultancy in Italy, primarily serving Bechtel Telecommunications until September 2004. Prior experience also includes Public Relations in various fields, as well as seven years experience as manager of the Senate Office of one of Italy’s most famous life-long senators. Ms. Lucaferri first engaged in the telecommunications field with Bell Atlantic International (now Verizon) in 1990, in connection with a Bellcore engineering system installation project in Italy for SIP (now Telecom Italia). Her varied experience in the market has prepared Ms. Lucaferri very well to guide AttivaCorp’s activities in Italy.
Ms. Lucaferri graduated from L’Università La Sapienza with a degree in Law.
Gabriel Pivniceru Vice President and General Manager
AttivaCorp Est. Bucharest, Romania
57, Unirii Blvd. Sector 3
+40 021 326 79 93
+40 0729 867 937
Gabriel Pivniceru joined AttivaCorp in April 2006 after extensive involvement in opening the Romanian Branch of AttivaCorp. Gabriel is a business executive with ten years of combined technical and commercial experience. He also has broad experience in IT&C, both technical and commercial, and wide ranging experience in the local Romanian market.
Gabriel is responsible for all of the company’s activities in the Romanian market, including business development, key client relationship management, market monitoring and assessment, and corporate growth.
Prior to joining AttivaCorp, Gabriel was in a business key account position with one of the leading IT&C System Integrators in Romania and he was responsible for key account management activities with some of the major company's clients.
Gabriel Pivniceru graduated from Romanian-American University - Bucharest with a degree in Commercial & Finance-Banking Relationships.
Dr. Jiri Weinberger, Ph.d
AttivaCorp, Czech Republic
Dr. Jiri Weinberger recently joined the AttivaCorp team as Branch Manager, AttivaCorp Prague, Czech Republic. Jiri’s long term professional experience in the Czech Republic as well as his expertise in mathematics, statistics, probability, simulation and optimization creates a welcome addition to AttivaCorp. He is a frequent lecturer on Project Risk Management and holds seminars on these topics as well as on presentation and communication skills. Jiri is the Director of the consulting firm TIMING Praha, a member of the Association of Simula Users, the Czech Project Management Society and Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences. Jiri is the author of more than 120 papers on simulation and project management.
Cindy Fletcher Marketing and Administrative Services
+1 301 845 2476
Cindy Fletcher serves as Executive Assistant to the President. Cindy also manages Corporate Marketing and Public Relations as well as oversight of the company’s Professional Services Division.
Cindy joined AttivaCorp in 2005 after 7 years with Bechtel Telecommunications. Past work experience includes Executive Administrative Support, Marketing and Communications, and Field Project Team Administration. She brings a broad spectrum of talent and experience to the AttivaCorp team.