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Avaya Academy Graduates Inaugural Class, Welcomes Future Industry Leaders


SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As part of the company’s leadership in driving the future of business communications, Avaya (Avaya Holdings Corp.) (NYSE: AVYA) today announced from GITEX Technology Week the graduation of its inaugural Avaya Academy class, and welcomed the new class of 2019. Avaya Academy is an immersive rotational development program for new hires in customer-facing functions that prepares these individuals to enter the dynamic digital communications industry with exceptional training, advanced industry knowledge, and a customer-focused mindset.

The graduates' journey began a year ago, when Avaya recruited 50 talented, motivated and diverse individuals from 15 countries for this 360-degree learning experience. The Academy features rigorous training and credential programs spanning the Unified Communications (UC) and Contact Center (CC) markets, with emphasis on Avaya solutions for Cloud and emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence. It also incorporates mentorship, hands-on projects, and assignments in the field with partners and customers.

“We continue to invest significantly in the people that will enable our customers and partners to win, today and into the future,” said Jim Chirico, Avaya President and CEO. “Avaya Academy is just one facet of our commitment to lead the industry in innovation, talent development and diversity, and exemplifies the significant cultural transformation taking place at Avaya. We look forward to the contributions of our inaugural class, and the foundation they have established for future graduates who will shape our company and our industry.”

About Avaya

Avaya is a global leader in digital communications software, services and devices for businesses of all sizes. Our open, intelligent and customizable solutions for contact centers and unified communications offer the flexibility of Cloud, on-premises and hybrid deployments. Avaya shapes intelligent connections and creates seamless communication experiences for our customers, and their customers. Our professional planning, support and management services teams help optimize solutions, for highly reliable and efficient deployments. Avaya Holdings Corp. is traded on the NYSE under the ticker AVYA. For more information, please visit

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Source: Avaya Newsroom

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