Telecom Lead America: Procera Networks has appointed
Patrick Duncan as vice president, Asia Pacific Sales and Services.
“Patrick brings extensive experience and expertise
within the international communications industry where he has forged
significant strategic relationships,” said Brian Ahearn, senior vice
president of Worldwide Sales at Procera.
“Specifically, he has proven himself throughout the
Asia Pacific region, which analysts forecast to grow faster than other regions
in implementing DPI solutions. We look forward to Patrick’s sales management
leadership as we continue to grow Procera’s global presence,” Ahearn
Duncan joins Procera from CloudShield Technologies where
he worked as general manager of APAC Sales. At CloudShield, he built a regional
business from zero presence to establishing customers, partners and revenue in
Australia, Korea, Japan, India and Singapore.
He has 15 years of senior management experience in
telecom and high tech sales, professional services, and product development,
including serving at Lucent Technologies, where he created the first indirect
channel program for APAC generating $130 million in revenue.
He also served as the managing director/COO at Avaya and
as vice president of APAC sales at Alvarion, in addition to other
management, sales and consultant roles with wireless broadband companies.
“Procera’s reputation for technology excellence and
business value is well known throughout the industry, including in the Asia
Pacific region. Broadband network operators are ramping up their investments to
meet subscriber demand for 3G/LTE enabled network services and Procera aims to
play a big role in enabling that growth,” Duncan said.