November 06, 2018

Avaya Makes Leadership Addition

Leadership shines a light and draws up the organizational roadmap. Good leaders are able to see beyond the din and pinpoint trends before they reach popularity. Today, with the cloud building momentum, cloud-based communication solutions are beginning to surge making it time to set the course for market set for explosive growth.

Avaya announced the addition of Gaurav Passi to the firm’s leadership team as President of its cloud business group.  Passi’s priorities include continuing to build Avaya’s market share in CCaaS and UCaaS around the globe.

Passi has served in a number of roles where he demonstrated the ability to develop, modernize and expand a company’s cloud communications portfolio. The seasoned cloud industry vet served Deutsche Telekom, Ciena, Five9 and Amdocs well, it’s now time to see what’s up his sleeve for prominent cloud communications provider Avaya.

“I am thrilled that Gaurav, a proven leader, with an outstanding track record for driving success in cloud innovation, is joining Avaya. This move is a game changer.” said Chirico. “Gaurav is the right person to accelerate our penetration in this key, strategic growth area of our business. His success in formulating and executing strategies, developing technology and building high performing teams sets him apart from others in the industry. Gaurav’s addition to our leadership team will be invaluable as we double down on the multiple dimensions of cloud including public, private and hybrid solutions to unlock significant value for our customers and partners.”

Cloud communication providers are being put the test. From piecing together a competitive portfolio, to constructing a go-to-market strategy sure to separate from the pack, the demands on leadership are greater than ever. Welcome to the cloud era.

Are your communications in the cloud, yet?

Edited by Maurice Nagle



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