Welcome to [s]Cube

Suman Akula

Executive Chairman

Suman Akula is a serial entrepreneur who has created multiple successful businesses as well as jobs throughout the Capital Region for the last seventeen years. He has his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering and Masters in Computer Science. He is a graduate of the executive platform for advanced program management from Stanford University. His passion to economic and job growth in the Capital District is unmatched. Suman Akula's is a leader with a strong strategic vision who possesses very unique business acumen. Suman is a firm believer of innovation and talent growth within the Albany area. His laser focus and decisiveness makes him a strong leader and organizational visionary. Most importantly Suman is someone who takes a vigorous stance in social responsibility initiatives and is very active in charitable contributions worldwide.

Patrick Gray


Patrick Gray is the President of sCube Inc. He leads the Business Development, Legal and Human Resource divisions of the company and helps steer the overall strategic vision. His abilities to manage, inspire and lead a team were recognized and further refined early in his career. He is an energetic problem solver experienced in start-ups and is a recognized leader with proven negotiating skills. Mr. Gray has extensive understanding in strategic partnerships, raising capital, contract services sales and product marketing. Before joining sCube Mr. Gray owned multiple companies and brings his entrepreneurial spirt to the team.


Haileab Samuel

Chief Executive Officer

Haileab Samuel is the Chief Executive Officer of [s] Cube Inc. A seasoned executive and passionate entrepreneur, Haileab has over 20 years of experience building highly effective teams - driving operating efficiencies and growth in the businesses that he has been involved with. Known as a turn-around expert, Haileab has consistently been able to drive measurable improvements in client satisfaction, productive and quality. He is accustomed to delivering results in highly demanding and mission-critical environments where there is little room for error and the need to have a swift, successful impact.

Prior to joining [s] Cube, Haileab was an IT Executive at the General Electric Corporation’s Research and Development facility where he managed and maintained the entire global application portfolio. He was also an Executive at Xerox Corporation’s Litigation Services division, where his operations team helped contributed to the over 300% financial growth seen at the company during his tenure as Director of Operations.

Haileab graduated from Johnson C. Smith University with a bachelor of science in computer science and holds a master of business administration from the State University of New York.


Alan Poirier

Chief Technology Officer

Alan brings over 15 years of technical leadership experience and holds the responsibility of insuring sCube's technology strategy serves its business strategy. Alan Is known for taking inefficient systems/processes and utilizing technology to improve speed, quality and overall usability with the intent to deliver a better customer experience. Previously in his career, Alan has held positions at Xerox Litigation Services and Scandirect-EDI where he led multiple technical teams tasked with supporting and automating various systems and applications.