Avaya Names SVP, GM for New Cloud Business

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2018 — Avaya has formed a new cloud business and hired Mercer Rowe, IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) former vice president of strategic partners for the Watson and cloud computing platforms, as the new unit’s senior VP and general manager, GovCon Executive reported Thursday.

The company said Wednesday Rowe brings experience from his leadership of global cloud and artificial intelligence programs at IBM as well as his previous work with VMware (NYSE: VMW), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Nortel Networks.

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