About Roger Toennis

Roger ToennisRoger Toennis, MSEE/BSEE/CEO

Engineer, Entrepreneur, Evangelist

Boulder, CO 



Roger has 25 years experience as a technology product visionary in Aerospace, Telecommunications and Mobile Internet industries. Throughout his career he has been a leader in forming and leading new innovative product teams at technology organizations such as US Navy Research, NASA, Lockheed, Lucent, Avaya, Carrier Access and several successful software technology startups.

Roger’s career focus is centered on the generation and initiation of new products/solution concepts. His specific and recent technical experiences have been in forming and leading teams in the integration of real-time, rich media with mobile app technologies and solutions.

Roger is an experienced “startup concept evangelist” who has successfully championed projects to bring new concepts to initial funding and then forming top talent teams that deliver those solutions to market. Roger is a primary inventor on 6 international patents and a named inventor on 10 pending patents.

Work History

  • Whitespace Consulting. Innovation consulting and coaching firm.  Boulder, CO
  • Avaya Inc. Large Enterprise Telecommunications Systems. Director of Mobile BYOD Solutions. Santa Clara, CA
  • Rockit Media Inc. Chairman/Founder and Chief Evangelist. (www.rockit.me)
  • Carrier Access Inc. Chief Technology Officer, Boulder, CO
  • Lockheed-Martin Astronautics – Systems Engineer on Titan 4-IUS
  • Navy Research – Systems Engineer  for Sidewinder AIM-9R missile system.

Pertinent Websites


  • Skiing
  • Homebrewing
  • Golf
  • Movies/Theater
  • Blues/Jazz Music