Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Metaswitch Names Board Chairman John Lazar as CEO

John Lazar will return to his role as CEO of Metaswitch Networks, replacing Kevin DeNuccio who will continue to assess strategic initiatives that can complement Metaswitch's core business plan and product portfolio. Both executives will remain on the Board of Directors.

John Lazar was a key member of the founding team that established the company's carrier division in North America in 2000. Prior to joining Metaswitch, he graduated from the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar, with a Master's degree in computer science and a doctorate in history. John was previously CEO of Metaswitch through February 2010, and subsequently Chairman of the Metaswitch Board.