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Management Team Executive Profile
Corry S. Hong
Founder, President and CEO of UNICOM Global
Corry S. Hong is the founder, President and CEO of UNICOM Global. Corry is responsible for establishing strategy and directing the day-to-day activities of all divisions of UNICOM Global. Corry founded UNICOM Systems, Inc. in 1981 to specifically develop AUTOMON®/CICS and related products for the CICS mainframe marketplace. In early 1994, AUTOMON/CICS was nominated for the prestigious ICP Million Dollar Award which recognizes outstanding sales performance for software products.
Corry is a leader in the IT community, and is a frequent speaker to the IT industry, including at IBM Executive Forums, IBM VIP Invitation-only Seminars, and special leadership presentations to Fortune 500 and Global 2000 CEOs and CIOs regarding the future of technology and its ever changing role in business and the world.
Born in Seoul, Corry played lead guitar in a hard rock band in Korea, and composed and recorded numerous musical scores before he turned his attention to designing software. At age 20, he came to California and studied computer science at Pierce College in Los Angeles. Corry lives in Beverly Hills, California with his wife, 3 children and 5 puppies. He occasionally enjoys fine wine, playing music, and fishing.
Chief Executive Officer
Eric Tarasievich serves as USRobotics’ Chief Executive Officer and has been part of USRobotics since September 2000. Tarasievich has held the positions of Chief Financial Officer, Financial Analyst, Assistant Controller and Controller since beginning his career at USRobotics. Tarasievich’s responsibilities include financial reporting and planning, corporate cash management, international finance, risk management, corporate taxation, as well as, operational tasks such as customer pricing and program approval, inventory and credit risk management. Tarasievich brings over 15 years of experience in accounting and finance through his career at USRobotics and prior experience in public practice at Grant Thornton LLP. Tarasievich holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from The University of Illinois – Champaign-Urbana and is a certified public accountant.
Director, Global Operations
Mary Galbavy serves as USRobotics' Director of Global Operations , managing the areas of Supply Chain, Engineering, New Product Development, Marketing, Information Technology and Customer Technical Support. She joined USRobotics from Motorola in January of 2005 and has more than 20 years of experience in business operations throughout the technology industry. Galbavy received a bachelor's degree and MBA in business management from the University of Phoenix.
EMEA Managing Director
Steve Pritchard joined US Robotics in the UK in January 2004 as EMEA Finance Manager and later became EMEA Financial Controller. He was appointed EMEA MD in December 2011 responsible for sales, marketing, finance and administration functions. Previously employed by a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc in the UK he held a variety of Finance and Management positions and brings over 20 years of industry experience. Pritchard holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Coventry University in the UK and is a qualified accountant being an Associate of the Certified Institute of Management Accountants.