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Avaya Taps Industry Veteran Dino Di Palma for New Role as President, Strategic Partners & Global Accounts


SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE:AVYA) today announced Dino Di Palma has joined the company as President, Strategic Partners & Global Accounts. In this newly created role, Di Palma will lead the strategy and execution of Avaya’s go-to-market in this important growth segment with leading system integrators (SIs), strategic partners and technology solution providers worldwide.

Deep partnerships with system integrators and solution providers has become even more critical as customers look to harness the power of Cloud, artificial intelligence, and other emerging technologies to improve their own customers’ experience, reduce costs and improve productivity. The combination of Avaya’s expertise and innovation in unified communications, contact center, collaboration and mobility with solutions and services firms that pave the way in thought leadership and business transformation will drive significant value for mutual customers.

“Building strong and strategic partnerships, and making Avaya part of the DNA of other industry leading technology solution providers, puts us at the forefront of the digital transformation that companies worldwide are undertaking,” said Di Palma. “Avaya continues to expand its capabilities in emerging technologies, cloud-based solutions and investing in innovation. Integrating our efforts, including joint development and go-to-market strategies with key partners, will enable us to better meet customer needs across a wide range of vertical markets globally.”

“With Dino Di Palma, we are adding a recognized leader and proven visionary in global cloud and communications solutions to lead Avaya’s charge in this area,” said Jim Chirico, Avaya President and CEO. “He brings a unique understanding of the customer, and how technology innovation can address their rapidly evolving business needs. Dino also brings a disruptive, entrepreneurial and winning mindset, based on his extensive experience as leader and proven track record.”

Prior to joining Avaya, Di Palma was chief revenue officer at Broadsoft, leading the company’s global sales operations. He has also held leadership positions overseeing global sales and business development, customer service and support, and manufacturing operations at Benu Networks and Acme Packet, prior to its acquisition by Oracle.

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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