GENBAND’s Shailin Sehgal Wins Tech Titans Corporate CTO award
Frisco, TX, August 27, 2013– GENBAND, a leading developer of multimedia and cloud communications solutions, today announced that the Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC) has awarded Shailin Sehgal, CTO of the Multimedia Business Unit, with the Tech Titans Corporate CTO award. The award, which recognizes a Corporate Technology/Science Officer in the Dallas Metroplex with exceptional leadership that fosters the development of new technology resulting in significant value for the company, was presented at the Tech Titans Awards gala event on August 23, 2013.
“I am honored to be recognized with this prestigious award,” said Mr. Sehgal. “The Dallas Metroplex is home to many respected technology leaders and innovators who are creating opportunities for the region and changing their own industries. Against this backdrop, I am thrilled to be working with GENBAND to develop secure, future-proof technologies that allow our service provider and enterprise customers to better compete in today’s rapidly evolving communications industry.”
Under Mr. Sehgal’s leadership, GENBAND’s Multimedia Business Unit has brought to market several groundbreaking solutions. During the first quarter of 2013, GENBAND introduced its NUViA Cloud service, which enables service providers to accelerate the commercial delivery of multimedia and unified communications applications with minimal upfront capital expenses. In April of 2013, GENBAND unveiled its SPiDR WebRTC gateway, which leads a ground breaking product category based on emerging WebRTC and HTML5 technologies that empower innovative web communities to create bold, new services that directly integrate with existing Internet Protocol-based communications networks.
“Shailin has been instrumental in helping GENBAND build upon and maintain its industry leadership position in multimedia and network security solutions,” said David Walsh, GENBAND’s President, CEO and Chairman. “He has continually challenged our team to be on the leading edge of introducing software-based multimedia and security solutions that redefine the user experience for the 21st century. We appreciate the MTBC’s contributions to our community and their recognition as Shailin’s team has been instrumental in identifying growth opportunities and developing roadmaps that allow GENBAND to seize and capitalize on key growth markets.”
The annual MTBC awards program celebrates the achievements of cutting edge leaders from technology companies whose ideas have elevated technology in North Texas. For more information visit www.techtitans.org.
About the Tech Titans Awards
The Tech Titans Awards were launched in 2001 by the Metroplex Technology Business Council, North Texas’ most comprehensive organization supporting technology. The prestigious annual contest recognizes outstanding information technology companies and individuals in the North Texas area who have made contributions during the past year locally, as well as to the technology industry overall. The Tech Titans committee is a group of dedicated volunteers who organize the awards ceremony each year, and judges for the contest are drawn from a variety of disciplines in technology, leaders in the DFW area and past winners. For more information, visit www.techtitans.org.
About Metroplex Technology Business Council
The Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC) is the largest technology trade association in Texas, representing a quarter million employees through its 300 member companies. The MTBC strengthens the North Texas’ technology community and its reputation by acting as the innovation hub for entrepreneurs, universities and corporations. The MTBC continues to prove that ‘Technology lives here’ by growing future tech leaders with its talent and workforce development initiative, advocating technology’s advancement in governmental arenas, and connecting people and inspiring ideas through its programs and special interest groups. More information about MTBC and its annual Tech Titans awards and its annual Tech Titans awards gala can be found online by visiting http://www.metroplextbc.org.
GENBAND is a global leader in smart networking solutions from the Core to the Edge to the Experience for service providers and enterprises in over 80 countries. The company’s technology improves IP networks by making them more scalable, secure, profitable and efficient. GENBAND’s market-leading technology supports multimedia voice, data and video sessions and fixed-mobile unified communications applications that scale on public and private networks. With a flexible, cloud-ready platform, GENBAND’s IMS, edge and application solutions help its customers compete effectively by increasing revenues, improving profitability, and attracting and retaining customers. To learn more, visit us on the web at www.GENBAND.com.
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