Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Alcatel-Lucent Hires Bhaskar Gorti to lead IP Platforms

Alcatel-Lucent appointed Bhaskar Gorti as President of its IP Platforms business.  He will take charge of business units developing technologies for cloud-based networking and virtualization, including NFV (network functions virtualization), as well as OSS, the Charging/Policy/Payments activity, Customer Experience Management, Network Performance, and the Cyber-Security monitoring and prevention software platforms.

Gorti, who will hold the title of President IP Platforms, will report directly to CEO Michel Combes and will join the Alcatel-Lucent Executive Committee. He joins Alcatel-Lucent from Oracle where he was Senior Vice-President and General Manager of Oracle Communications Global Business Unit. Previously he had been with Portal Software, and led the sale to Oracle in July 2006 to form the Communications business at Oracle. Prior to Oracle, Gorti worked at Chordiant Software/OnDemand, Hewlett Packard, Alcoa and Office of Naval Research/Arpanet.


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