Home / Tag Archives: Nortel Networks

Tag Archives: Nortel Networks

Iridium CEO Matt Desch Elected to Unisys Board; Peter Altabef Quoted

Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) and a four-time Wash100 winner, has been elected to serve on Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) board of directors beginning in January. He will bring to Unisys his experience in its core focus industries that include government, transportation and travel, the company said Wednesday. Before Iridium, …

Read More »

Vishal Gupta Named Unisys CTO, Technology SVP; Peter Altabef Comments

Vishal Gupta, senior vice president for engineering at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), will serve as chief technology officer and SVP for technology at Unisys (NYSE: UIS) starting Aug. 31. He will directly report to Unisys CEO Peter Altabef and succeed Tarek El-Sadany, who will leave by the end of August to …

Read More »

Fortinet’s Bob Fortna Named AFCEA International Vice Chairman

Bob Fortna, president of Fortinet’s (Nasdaq: FTNT) federal business, has been elected to AFCEA International’s board of directors as vice chairman. Fortna will assist the board chairman in overseeing AFCEA’s affairs and serve on the nonprofit organization’s budget and finance committee as vice chairman, AFCEA said Thursday. The announcement of his …

Read More »

Federal IT Sales Vet Bill O’Neill Named Chief Revenue Officer at ORock Technologies

Bill O’Neill, former head of Defense Department sales at Forcepoint, has joined ORock Technologies as chief revenue officer. The three-decade public sector technology market veteran will oversee sales, business and channel development functions, growth strategies, channel partnerships and collaborative account management efforts in his new role, ORock said Wednesday. At Forcepoint, O’Neill helped drive adoption …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Greg Pelton Returns to Avaya as Tech Strategy VP

Greg Pelton, former chief technology officer and vice president for infrastructure engineering at Polycom (Nasdaq: PLCM), has rejoined Avaya (NYSE: AVYA) as VP for technology strategy at the Santa Clara, California-based communications technology company. Avaya said Wednesday Pelton will help shape a technology strategy as part of the company’s efforts …

Read More »

Obama to Name Iridium CEO Matt Desch to Telecom Security Committee

President Barack Obama yesterday announced his intent to appoint several individuals to key administration posts, including Iridium Communications Inc CEO Matt Desch, who is an appointee to be a member of the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. Before joining Iridium, Desch served as CEO of Telcordia Technologies, Inc., a …

Read More »