Siklu appoints new GM Americas
Siklu, a provider of millimeter wave radios, announced Mike Newcomb has joined the company as General Manager for the Americas.
Newcomb joins Siklu after nine years with Brocade where he held the position of Director-Americas Sales. He was a key contributor in the development of optimized global partner programs and strategies to bring complex network solutions to market through VARs, leveraging two-tier distribution.
Prior to joining Brocade in 2008, he was a Regional Vice President at AT&T where he held various executive roles in sales and project management. He also has over 13 years of experience at Nortel Networks (Bay/SynOptics) in various sales leadership positions and is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Computer Information Systems division at Southwest Illinois College.
“We are looking forward to leveraging Mike’s experience as an executive in sales and channel development,” Says Zeev Farkash, VP Global Sales at Siklu. “Mike is a valuable addition to Siklu’s worldwide sales management and the Americas team in particular. I’m confident that with Mike’s leadership we’ll continue our growth and leadership of the millimeter wave market in the Americas by strengthening and expanding our presence in existing and new vertical markets.”