Advisory board

CSF's advisory board is comprised of Alpine Investors’ executives and former company founders. They provide strategic and operational guidance to the company's leadership team.

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      • Chris Currie

        Steven Levinn – Board Member

        Before becoming a board member, Steven led CSF’s product, strategy, and general management as president of the company.  He co-founded CSF in 1988 with Clem Hergenhan, who was CEO of the company until his retirement.

        Steven is an active participant in ATIS and the SNAC (SMS/800 Number Administration Committee).  He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in computer science from the University of Rochester, and an MBA in computer systems and marketing from the Simon Business School at the same university.

        Steven has more than 30 years of experience in the telecommunications industry.  Before CSF, he was a senior project manager at IEX Corporation.  Before that, at AT&T Bell Laboratories, Steven managed significant development and release planning projects for AT&T’s first release of the C compiler and release 3 of UNIX System V. He started his career at the Xerox Corporation.

      • Chris Currie

        Chris Currie – Board Member

        Chris Currie, president of the Aerialink subsidiary of CSF Corporation, oversees its business operations. He is the founder and former CEO of Aerialink, Inc., a company he started in 2002, and CSF acquired in March 2017.

        Chris has over 20 years of leadership experience in mobile, telecommunications, cloud and IT industries. At SupportSoft, Chris was a Senior Manager servicing large Telco and Cable communications companies such as Bell South, Comcast, Cox, Time Warner, and Verizon. Chris’ extensive enterprise experience and long-time career in Information Technology adds to his credibility to lead Aerialink from both a technology and business operations aspect.

        Chris holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Graphics with an emphasis in Computer Science and business studies from Marycrest University in Davenport, Iowa.

      • Chris Currie

        Nick Hulse – Board Member

        Before joining the CSF Board, Nick was Chief Revenue Officer of Neustar, Inc., a Global Information Service company that provides real-time information and analytics for the telecommunications, security and marketing industries, as well as provides clearinghouse and directory services to the global communications and Internet industries. As CRO, Nick was responsible for all customer-facing teams including sales, marketing, professional services, account management, customer support and delivery.

        Before Neustar, Nick was President of Boingo Wireless, one of the world’s leading DAS and Wi-Fi providers, that serves consumers, large venues, carriers, and advertisers worldwide. Boingo offers a vast footprint of small cell networks which covers more than a million DAS and Wi-Fi locations and reaches more than 1 billion consumers annually in airports, stadiums, universities, and military bases.

        Nick’s extensive experience in telecommunications, SaaS production, as well as his time holding many leadership roles, makes him an extremely valued addition to the CSF Board.