Exalt Communications Expands Management Team to Accelerate Growth and Respond to Increasing Customer Demand
Leading innovator in microwave backhaul appoints senior industry executive to drive North America sales growth
Campbell, Calif., January 26, 2010 — Exalt Communications, the company that is reinventing microwave backhaul, today announced the appointment of industry executive Fred Corsentino as senior vice president, North America Sales. Fred Corsentino is an accomplished management executive with a broad range of experience in all aspects of direct and channel sales, marketing and business development to carrier, service provider and enterprise markets. With the broadest microwave product portfolio in the industry and a rapidly expanding customer base of Tier 1 carriers, WISPs, public safety agencies, utilities and other enterprises, Exalt is growing its sales organization to take full advantage of the explosive market opportunities for microwave backhaul systems.
“Since the introduction of the Apple iPhone® in 2007 and the burgeoning migration of networks from TDM to IP, it has become clear that the single largest challenge to building and expanding network infrastructure is backhaul bottlenecks,” said Amir Zoufonoun, president and CEO of Exalt Communications. “Exalt microwave backhaul systems meet that challenge head-on and now, with the addition of Fred to our executive team, coupled with our unique product portfolio and strong partnerships, we are increasing our sales capabilities to respond to customer demand and grow our market share.”
Fred Corsentino is an accomplished executive with over 30 years of experience with leading high technology companies in the wireless and networking industries. Fred’s strong leadership and management skills have led to significant revenue growth and value creation for a number of public and privately held companies including Digital Equipment Corporation, 3Com, US Robotics, Western Multiplex and Meru Networks. As the Executive Vice President of Sales at Western Multiplex, Fred grew the business to a successful IPO, selling microwave backhaul and wireless networking solutions to carriers and enterprise organizations. Prior to Exalt, Fred was the President of Saturn Ventures, a consulting company focused on building revenues for other technology companies. Fred has a BS degree from New York Institute of Technology and an MBA from Columbia University.
About Exalt Communications
Exalt Communications provides next-generation microwave backhaul systems to service providers, government organizations and enterprises worldwide. Exalt products are designed to solve the network bottlenecks associated with the growing demand for IP- based voice, data and video applications and the resulting migration from TDM to IP-based networks. With a flexible architecture and universal product platform covering multiple market segments, Exalt provides a full range of microwave backhaul systems that meet the demand for cost-effective and flexible alternatives to fiber and leased lines.