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By Brad Reese on Mon, 11/24/08 - 11:14pm.

Agito Networks - Names New CEO Amit Chawla

Enterprise fixed-mobile convergence platform vendor and Cisco technology partner - Agito Networks - Monday announced the appointment of Amit Chawla as its new CEO. On Dec. 2 yours truly will be recording a podcast interview with Mr. Chawla for Network World's Cisco News and Reviews podcast series. In preparation for this interview, yours truly cordially invites you to submit questions you would like to ask Mr. Chawla (submit your questions here).

Link to the podcast interview with Mr. Chawla.

Background on Mr. Chawla:

Most recently, Mr. Chawla served as the Executive Vice President of Global Business Units for Veraz Networks, a provider of application, control, and bandwidth optimization products. Veraz Networks was formed in 2003 following the merger of ECI Telecom’s NGTS Division with NexVerse Networks, where Mr. Chawla served as CEO. Previously, Mr. Chawla had been Vice President of Portfolio Management at Nortel Networks, where he spent 13 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the University of London, and a Master of Science degree from the University of Manitoba, Canada.

David Leonard"The addition of this proven executive leader to Agito Networks’ management team further adds to the growing corporate capabilities of the company," said Agito Networks Chairman of the Board - David Leonard - the former Vice President and General Manager of Cisco Systems’ Desktop Switching Business Unit (DSBU).

"Amit has repeatedly demonstrated his ability to grow successful companies in the telecommunications industry. We will rely on his knowledge, expertise and wealth of global industry contacts as we expand the markets for our innovative enterprise mobility products helping enterprises increase mobile worker productivity and reduce cellular expenses."

Amit Chawla"I am excited to join this strong team and build upon the industry leadership already gained by Agito Networks in a short time, validated by industry accolades and growing customer traction," said Amit Chawla - the new CEO of Agito Networks.

"The global enterprise mobility opportunity shows good promise and Agito’s RoamAnywhere Mobility Router is clearly differentiated in the industry to best meet the complex mobility needs of enterprises. I look forward to helping Agito dominate in this emerging market."

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