01/03/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/03/2018 18:25
Santa Clara, Calif. - January 3, 2018 - Avaya today announced the appointment of Greg Pelton to vice president, technology strategy. He will play a key role in shaping Avaya's technology strategy as the company continues its transformation into a services and cloud- based UC and CC solutions provider.
Pelton returns to Avaya after previously serving as chief technology officer for the government solutions arm of the company from 2011 to 2014. He was most recently chief technology officer and vice president, infrastructure engineering, for Polycom Inc., where he was responsible for the company's innovation roadmap as well leading its collaboration platform and cloud product engineering organizations. Prior to that, Pelton held several senior management positions in technology and engineering at both Cisco Systems Inc. and Nortel Networks Inc.
'We are excited to bring back a proven leader like Greg to help us execute our technology roadmap' said Nikos Nikolopoulos, senior vice president, Corporate Strategy, Development & Marketing. 'Greg brings extensive experience in large and complex technology companies undergoing market transitions and with his prior knowledge of Avaya has already hit the ground running.'
Pelton's responsibilities will include strategic growth and technology transformation initiatives as well as guiding the broader technology strategy for Avaya. Pelton will report directly to Nikolopoulos.
Avaya enables the mission critical, real-time communication applications of the world's most important operations. As the global leader in delivering superior communications experiences, Avaya provides the most complete portfolio of software and services for contact center and unified communications- offered on premises, in the cloud, or a hybrid. Today's digital world requires communications enablement, and no other company is better positioned to do this than Avaya. For more information, please visit www.avaya.com.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This document contains certain 'forward-looking statements.' All statements other than statements of historical fact are 'forward-looking' statements for purposes of the U.S. federal and state securities laws. These statements may be identified by the use of forward looking terminology such as 'anticipate,' 'believe,' 'continue,' 'could,' 'estimate,' 'expect,' 'intend,' 'may,' 'might,' 'our vision,' 'plan,' 'potential,' 'preliminary,' 'predict,' 'should,' 'will,' or 'would' or the negative thereof or other variations thereof or comparable terminology and include, but are not limited to, expected cash savings and statements about growth, exchange listing and improved operational metrics. The Company has based these forward-looking statements on its current expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections. While the Company believes these expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections are reasonable, such forward-looking statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond its control. The factors are discussed in the Company's Registration Statement on Form 10 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, may cause its actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. For a further list and description of such risks and uncertainties, please refer to the Company's filings with the SEC that are available at www.sec.gov. The Company cautions you that the list of important factors included in the Company's SEC filings may not contain all of the material factors that are important to you. In addition, in light of these risks and uncertainties, the matters referred to in the forward-looking statements contained in this report may not in fact occur. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as otherwise required by law.
Source: Avaya Newsroom