Axerra Names CEO1
BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Axerra Networks, “The Pseudo-Wire Company™” and leading provider of circuit emulation and service emulation solutions, announced today the appointment of Gadi Tamari as CEO, effective March 1.
Mr. Tamari, a very experienced industry executive, recently stepped down as the CEO of RADVISION (Nasdaq: RVSN - message board) after leading it successfully from 2001 through 2005, doubling its sales and increasing its market capitalization by a factor of four.
Mr. Tamari will also become a member of Axerra’s board of directors. Shlomo Dovrat, General Partner and Founder of Carmel Ventures, one of Axerra’s main investors, commented “We are excited to have Gadi join Axerra. Gadi Tamari has an intimate understanding of the opportunities and the challenges service providers face as they migrate towards next-generation Packet networks. Axerra is in an exciting leadership position with significant market traction; Gadi is a proven builder of companies, well respected in the industry and is the right person to work with Gil and the team, increasing Axerra’s leadership position. “ Gil Biran, Founder and current CEO of Axerra, will assume the position of COO and retain his current position on Axerra’s board of directors. In his capacity as COO, Mr. Biran will continue to drive Axerra’s technology vision, managing day-to-day operations as well as research and product development. With more than 20 years of experience in the research and development of communications systems, Mr. Biran is highly regarded as an early visionary for multiservice over packet and has guided Axerra to the forefront of the Pseudo-Wire market.