Frisco, TX, April 14, 2015 – GENBAND™ a leading provider of real time communications software solutions today announced that it has appointed Patrick Joggerst as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, responsible for the company’s marketing, training and go-to-market initiatives. Mr. Joggerst will report directly to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David Walsh.
“Patrick brings a unique mix of sales and marketing leadership experience that makes him a perfect fit to serve in the role of CMO,” said Mr. Walsh. “I have had the privilege of working with Patrick previously and know that his deep understanding of the communications industry and strong leadership abilities are just what we need to continue the great momentum we have established and elevate our marketing efforts even further as we move forward.”
“I could not be joining GENBAND at a better time,” said Mr. Joggerst. “The innovation that the team is bringing to market along with the pace that the industry is moving makes this one of the most exciting opportunities of my professional career and I am looking forward to working with David and the rest of the leadership team to help the company capitalize on the numerous opportunities that lie ahead.”
Mr. Joggerst most recently served as Vice President of Global Sales for BroadSoft, a leading provider of software and services that enable service providers to offer Unified Communications over their Internet Protocol (IP)-based networks. Prior to BroadSoft, Mr. Joggerst was Executive Vice President and General Manager for the Carrier Services and Solutions business unit at Aricent Group, a systems integration and software solutions provider owned by KKR. Earlier executive leadership positions include Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales at NextPoint Networks (formerly NexTone), Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing at Telcordia Technologies, President of PrimeCo PCS, President of Carrier Service at Global Crossing and several executive positions at AT&T.
Mr. Joggerst is a graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, and has completed coursework toward a doctorate in psychology.
GENBAND is a global leader in real time communications software solutions for service providers, enterprises, independent software vendors, systems integrators and developers in over 80 countries. The company’s Network Modernization, Unified Communications, Mobility and Embedded Communications solutions enable its customers to quickly capitalize on growing market segments and introduce differentiating products, applications and services. GENBAND’s market-leading solutions, which are deployable in the network, on premise or through the cloud, help its customers connect people to each other and address the growing demands of today’s consumers and businesses for real time communications wherever they happen to be. To learn more visit www.genband.com.
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