Mavenir Announces Appointment of Jorgen Nilsson to President, Enterprise Connect Solutions
Telecom and IT industry veteran to lead expansion of Cloud Enterprise and Business Messaging Services and orchestrate launch of Mavenir Engage, an omni-channel message monetization and customer engagement offering
Richardson, TX, August 26 2021—Mavenir – the network software provider building the future of networks with cloud-native software that runs on any cloud and transforms the way the world connects –announces the appointment of Jorgen Nilsson to President, Enterprise Connect Solutions. A telecom and IT industry veteran with decades of executive leadership experience at world-renowned blue-chip companies, Jorgen will lead Mavenir’s global strategy to expand its Cloud Enterprise and Business Messaging Services (BMS) and orchestrate the launch of Mavenir Engage, its omni-channel message monetization and customer engagement offering.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Jorgen to Mavenir at such a pivotal time,” says Mavenir President and Chief Executive Officer Pardeep Kohli. “Particularly as Mavenir expands into new market segments with offerings for an increasingly mobile world and workforce, including our acquisition of Telestax, we are confident his vast experience, leadership capabilities and change management skills will accelerate a successful go-to-market strategy that differentiates Mavenir and provides the competitive advantage required for continued future growth.”
Nilsson brings more than 30 years of global IT, mobile telecom and operator experience and 20 years of operating and networking in 100 countries. Prior to joining Mavenir, he served as the first managing director for Vodafone Oman, to set up a unique company to run its digital operations with native open cloud architecture and a full digital customer experience.
In addition to several key board chairman and advisory roles guiding and coaching leaders in their transformation of core business to a more profitable and industry-relevant position, Jorgen has held several Chief Executive Officer positions in the Tech and Media industry in the past. He spent more than 10 years at HP/Compaq in various global sales, marketing and operational roles before joining Ericsson, where during his 11 year tenure he served in various capacities, including Executive Vice President of Vodafone’s Global Customer Unit and VP New Sales for North America.
“I have always been attracted to organizations that lead innovations and opportunities in our industry. To bring to market transformational relevant enterprise propositions at Mavenir at its exciting stage of expansion and growth, is an honour,” says Nilsson. “Together with Mavenir’s great customer base, its mobile unified communications platforms and enhanced cloud-based BMS services, we will bring additional value to existing or new ecosystems. Our industry needs to capture customers’ needs and bring valuable insights by opening new partnerships to create new revenue source propositions on a global scale. I look forward to lead a stellar team on these targets and work together with the global Mavenir organization to quickly make positive impact.”