Meet Our Team

Janek Chrzanowski
CTO & Vice President of Engineering

Janek has more than 20 years of telecommunications experience in network operations, engineering, administration, design and implementation. He is responsible for the overall operation and expansion of the OpenCape network.

Prior to joining CapeNet, Janek was Sr. Systems Engineer for Integration Partners Corporation-NY/Intercloud Systems Corporation, where he designed converged networks to support voice, video and data. As an optical specialist he designed high-speed networks for various customers, including the New York State DWDM optical backbone for the NYS Office for Information Technology Services to provide interagency communication and for the NYS Unified Court System.

Previously, he was Systems Engineer and Network Engineer at Nortel Networks/Avaya, providing on-site design, engineering and trouble-shooting of large scale data, voice and optical networks for fortune large public sector and fortune 1000 enterprise customers. At the Research Foundation of the State University of NY (SUNY), Janek was Network Integrator, System Analyst and Technical team leader for projects including the design and implementation of a TCP/IP network, firewall and Web-enabled data warehouse.

Earlier in his career, he held various telecom/Datacom positions at Computer Sciences Corporation and St. Clair’s Hospital.

Janek holds a wide range of telecom industry certifications and a B.S. in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Albany, with further education from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.