SMC Networks Is Proud to Name Fred Di Blasio as Chief Strategy Officer Effective Immediately

Oct 19, 2010, 06:00 ET from SMC Networks

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- SMC Networks is proud to name Fred Di Blasio as Chief Strategy Officer effective immediately. Di Blasio will play a key leadership role in the development of SMC's business strategy and he will support the company in the execution against growth opportunities globally.  

"As SMC continues to focus on alignment and optimization of resources, making strategic investments in our business, and moving into global markets; the seamless integration between strategy and technology vision is critical to allow our customers to win the marketplace," said Todd Babic, SMC President.  "With his outstanding track record of success, I am confident in Fred's ability to help SMC capitalize on the opportunities before the company and drive the business strategy as we meet and exceed the technology and business needs of our customers."

In his role, Di Blasio will help shape SMC's approach and business plans as the company moves into new, adjacent markets and will drive the development of new global business strategies that enable our customers to use world-class technology to drive productivity and competitive advantage.  He will partner closely with SMC's President and Chief Technology Officer to develop strategies that tightly link business architecture with technology architecture and service delivery.  A key part of Di Blasio's role will be to communicate our strategy to customers, partners, shareholders and employees.

"I'm excited to join the team at SMC and help build on the company's success as the fastest growing North American DOCSIS vendor," says Fred Di Blasio, Chief Strategy Officer at SMC.  "SMC has a stellar reputation with innovative products and is the only approved vendor to 12 of the top 14 MSOs in North America.  I'm looking forward to working with SMC's customers to maximize our shared successes."

Di Blasio brings over 15 years of executive management experience in the telecommunications industry to SMC.  A recognized strategic leader, Di Blasio has held executive management positions with such companies as AT&T, AT&T Broadband, and Telus, where he led several major business units and was responsible for the successful launch of Telus' IPTV service.

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