Avaya has namedÂ Jerry Dotson, former vice president for civilian sales, as the new VP for civilian and advanced programs within the company’s government solutions business.
Dotson will oversee theÂ design and implementation of communication services to support the various operations of Avaya government customers, the company said Thursday.
Avaya also appointedÂ Mark Castleman, Â former Bell Labs entrepreneur in residence, as VPÂ of corporate strategy.
“Mark and Jerry bring a wealth of knowledge, experience and enthusiasm that will help Avaya continue to drive innovation and execution, ” saidÂ Laurent Philonenko, senior vice president of corporate strategy and development and chief technologyÂ officer.
Dotson was responsible for various enterprise information technology programs forÂ the State Department, Treasury Department and other federal agencies as an executive atÂ Computer Sciences Corp.Â (NYSE: CSC)Â prior to joining Avaya.
CastlemanÂ isÂ a formerÂ Vobi CEO and president of PBX CentralÂ whoÂ now serves as a limited partner atÂ Capital Factory and board member atÂ Cerebri AI and Preschool2Me.