Telepo Announces Sergio Giacoletto-Roggio as its new Chairman

Mar 28, 2011, 08:00 ET from Telepo AB

STOCKHOLM, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Telepo is delighted to announce that former Oracle EMEA Executive Vice President Sergio Giacoletto-Roggio has formally joined Telepo's board of directors as chairman.

Mr Giacoletto-Roggio has more than 30 years senior level experience in the IT and telecommunications industry. He is currently an Operating Partner with Advent International, a non-executive director at Colt, the senior independent director at Logica and a non-executive director at CSR.

Between 2000 and 2008 he was an Oracle Corporation Company Officer and Executive Vice President for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Prior to joining Oracle in 1997, he was President, Value Added Services, for Europe at AT&T.

His deep experience from across the industry along with his contacts, knowledge and enthusiasm will be priceless as Telepo continues to build its business, delivering leading solutions for Cloud deployments.

New Telepo Chairman Sergio Giacoletto-Roggio said: "I'm excited by the opportunity to work with Telepo. The company has a great team and a leading solution that enables telecom operators and service providers to quickly deploy business communication services to respond to growing market opportunities."

Telepo CEO Lars Wahlstrom said: "The appointment of such a well respected and influential individual as Sergio shows the massive progress Telepo has made in a short space of time. His experience and knowledge will be invaluable aids as we continue our expansion.

"I believe we now have one of the strongest boardrooms in our industry with Sergio, Mikael Johnsson from Investor Growth Capital and Martin Gibson of Accel Partners."

Sergio's appointment follows the success of Telepo's Business Communication Solution winning the 2011 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Best Enabling Technology in the Unified Communication and Collaboration market.

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About Telepo

Telepo is an innovative software vendor enabling any type of Service Provider to offer advanced business communication as a Service under its own brand/s. Telepo's Business Communication Solution (BCS) integrates mobile, fixed, and IP-based communication networks and is a secure, cost-effective route for telecom operators and service providers looking to offer enterprise services from their clouds. Its user-centric design brings a consistent experience to all users within all groups and across all devices such as PCs, Macs, all Mobiles, all Browsers and IP Desk phones. Telepo AB is a privately-held company founded in 2004 and headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.