Alcatel-Lucent Announces 'The Shift' Plan; CFO to Step Down
Alcatel-Lucent has launched ‘The Shift Plan’ to focus on IP networking and ultra-broadband access. Paul Tufano, CFO of Alcatel-Lucent, will step down from his role once implementation of The Shift Plan is under way. Before joining Alcatel-Lucent, Tufano served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Interim Chief Executive Officer of Solectron. Prior to joining Solectron, Tufano was President and Chief Executive Officer at Maxtor. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and as Chief Financial Officer at Maxtor. From 1979 until he joined Maxtor in 1996, Tufano held a variety of management positions in finance and operations at IBM.
Digi International Elects New Board Members
Digi International, designer of networking devices including servers, serial cards, modem adapters, USB and wireless products, to announced that Satbir Khanuja, Ph.D., president and CEO of DataSphere Technologies, and Girish Rishi, SVP, Enterprise Solutions at Motorola Solutions, have been appointed as directors.
Dr. Khanuja has been president and CEO of DataSphere Technologies, one of the fastest-growing online marketing companies in the U.S., since 2008. From 2006 to 2008, Dr. Khanuja was with SecondSpace, an online services company operating a network of immersive lifestyle-oriented websites, where he last served as SVP of marketing and BD. From 1999 to 2006, Dr. Khanuja was with Amazon.com in a variety of roles, including, VP IMDb.com and Amazon In-Theater, and vice VP, worldwide traffic. Prior to his work with Amazon, Dr. Khanuja was an engagement manager with McKinsey.
Rishi has served as SVP, Enterprise Solutions for Motorola Solutions, since January 2013. Prior to that, he was corporate VP, enterprise mobile computing from 2010 through 2012, and VP, applications and data solutions from 2007 to 2009, also for Motorola. Prior to joining Motorola in 2005, Rishi was SVP, marketing and strategy at Matrics, a radio frequency identification systems company purchased by Symbol Technologies, from 2003 to 2004. Earlier on, he worked for Symbol Technologies from 1995 to 2003 and held positions of increasing responsibility, starting in product management and eventually leading the EMEA region.
Date Range: May 25th - June 27th