Xalient expands US presence with senior appointment

Global network transformation services company, Xalient, has announced the appointment of Mike Shishman as Vice President, Americas.

In this role, Mike is responsible for leading and building Xalient’s team in the US to meet growing regional demand. He will also assume immediate leadership of three of Xalient’s flagship US-based accounts, Keurig Dr Pepper, Kellogg’s and Mondelez, based out of Xalient’s Chicago office.

A graduate from Purdue University and Krannert School of Management, Mike brings more than 20 years of global business management experience gained in senior technology roles at Avaya, Tierpoint, Eltek and NaviSite.

“I am excited to be joining Xalient, which, as an independent company, can respond quickly to client needs and remain impartial and customer-focused in its solutions. My goal is to ensure we are part of every meaningful conversation large enterprises are having about secure network transformation” Mike said.

“Mike is a great addition to our global leadership team. He has deep technology experience in cloud, networks and managed services combined with multiple years of senior business development experience across all markets,” said Sherry Vaswani, Xalient CEO. “We look forward to further expanding our US presence and ensuring that our Network-as-a-Service proposition, bringing together the value of SD-WAN, cloud security and identity management, is communicated to the growing global enterprise market”.

The addition of Shishman caps off a successful first half of 2019, during which Xalient signed new partnerships with several leading global industry players, all of whom have selected Xalient to support and improve the implementation of their global transformation strategies.

About Xalient

Xalient is an independent, ‘born in the cloud’ consulting and managed services organisation focused on WAN transformation. We design, build and manage global networks, using software-defined networking, communication, identity management and security solutions for large organisations.

Xalient is headquartered in London with offices in the UK and USA. For more information please visit www.xalient.com

Contact for more information:

Phil Davies – Marketing Manager, 00 44 7825 925782 or via email at phil.davies@xalient.com

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About Xalient

Xalient is a disruptive network transformation company that specialises in software-defined networking, cloud security and unified communications, providing an innovative and independent alternative to traditional service providers. Our services are provided to large and global enterprises through a range of consulting and managed services, delivered from our offices in the UK and USA. The Company was founded 5 years ago by CEO Sherry Vaswani and now counts global brands including Kellogg's, Keurig Dr Pepper, Hamleys, Mondelez, DWF plc, Govia Thameslink Rail, DS Smith plc and WSP amongst its clients. Its global Network Operations Centre (NOC) is located in Leeds, UK. www.xalient.com