Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Former Vodafone CTO, Chris Burke, Joins Dialogic Board of Directors
Parsippany, NJ, — December 16, 2015: Dialogic, a global networking software and infrastructure solution provider, announced today the appointment of Chris Burke to the Dialogic Board of Directors. With this addition, Dialogic expands its board to seven directors.
“I am pleased to be joining this Dialogic Board, as they are assembling a great team and their new strategy is directionally aligned with the real-time communications industry,“ said Chris Burke. “These are exciting times for Dialogic. I have worked with Bill Crank in the past and the transformation of strategy moving up the value stack is exactly where Dialogic needs to go, and I look forward to helping the team achieve greatness.”
Chris has spent more than 30 years in the telecommunications, IT, and technology industries across Europe and North America. He spent the first 15 years of his career with Bell Northern Research and Nortel, and then served as Managing Director for Research in Motion (RIM) in Europe, and Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Before his time at RIM, Chris was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Vodafone, responsible for Vodafone UK’s technology and product architecture, design, procurement, development, support, and operations. Chris was CTO at Energis Communications from 1997-2000, forming part of the executive team that led Energis through IPO and into the FTSE 40.
Since leaving Vodafone in 2004, Chris has spent most of his time developing his own Investment Fund and Advisory Business, achieving substantial successes across a number of ventures. Presently, Chris sits on the boards of numerous public companies.
“With the addition of Chris Burke, we bring in further additional outside experience that will provide our board and leadership team additional creativity and insight as we continue our momentum as a global leading supplier of mission critical software and cloud-based communication solutions, ” said Stéphane Tremblay, Chairman of the Dialogic Board of Directors, and Senior Partner at Novacap.
“We continue to add top industry talent at all levels of the Company, including at the Board level,” added Bill Crank, Dialogic President and CEO. “Getting someone of Burke’s talent is of huge value as we drive our strategy, vision, and execution plans here at Dialogic.“
Dialogic, a global networking software and infrastructure solution provider, inspires the world’s leading service providers and application developers to elevate the performance of media-rich communications across the most advanced networks. 48 of the world’s top 50 mobile operators and nearly 3,000 application developers rely on Dialogic to redefine the possible and exceed user expectations.
For more information on ways Dialogic’s advanced communications solutions are helping service providers with their virtualization and IP transformation initiatives, visit www.dialogic.com and the Dialogic blog for industry insight and latest news.
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