Richard PiasentinChief Strategy & Chief Marketing Officer at Accedian
As Chief Marketing and Chief Strategy Officer at Accedian, Richard is responsible for the strategic planning process and investment priorities, ensuring it creates and develop a consistent brand communications and marketing strategy, and drives the commercialization efforts in the areas of global product pricing, solution marketing, and business development.
Richard began his career at Nortel Networks in 1992 as a test engineer for their public carrier switching division. From there, he segued into focusing on the wireless industry, taking on a variety of senior roles at Nortel within sales, operations, and supply chain during his 17 years at the company. After Nortel, he was vice president and general manager for BlackBerry’s North American business, and general manager of Viavi’s Visibility, Intelligence and Analytics (VIA) business unit.