iPhotonix Appoints Randy Tomlin to Board of Directors

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Randy Tomlin, a retired senior executive of AT&T, has joined the company’s Board of Directors.

As the company advances and enters new markets, I look forward to working with the team and help them grow into new markets and new customers.

iPhotonix, an industry innovation leader for the virtualization of optical access technologies, is pleased to announce that Randy Tomlin, a retired senior executive of AT&T, has joined the company’s Board of Directors.

“I am excited to join the iPhotonix’ Board of Directors and help guide the company’s success forward,” said Mr. Tomlin. “I have been impressed with the technology and the team of iPhotonix which demonstrate strong professionalism, passion and commitment, which is key for success in the carrier space. As the company advances and enters new markets, I look forward to working with the team and help them grow into new markets and new customers.”

Until his retirement from AT&T earlier this year, Mr. Tomlin, served as Senior Vice President U-verse Field Operations, responsible for all field operations for AT&T U-verse, including service, installation at customer homes, repair and maintenance.

Tomlin began his career with Southwestern Bell in 1982, in Houston, Texas as a management trainee. He has held various positions in Customer Service, Network and External Affairs throughout his career including Senior Vice President of Enterprise Operations Support, responsible for leading the Network Services Staff organization as well as the network standardization effort to move to common centers, best practices and a single suite of systems.

Tomlin led many of the integration activities for the AT&T, BellSouth, and Cingular mergers. He held this position, following SBC’s acquisition of AT&T.

Ms. Kim Perdikou, Chairman of the Board of iPhotonix said: “Speaking on behalf of the Board, we are both pleased and excited to have someone with Mr. Tomlin’s technology and business acumen joining our team to help guide the company throughout its rapid expansion and leading position in the optical access and network virtualization spaces.”

iPhotonix is driving the advancement of open and emerging IP technologies by integrating sophisticated SDN/NFV and FTTP solutions that help traditional communication service providers migrate to fiber optics networks and harness the power of virtualization.

“Randy Tomlin is an accomplished professional with tremendous experience in scaling up businesses and building great companies and I look forward to working with and learning from him,” said Amir Elbaz, CEO, iPhotonix. “Mr. Tomlin’s success as a senior executive with the largest communication service provider in the USA is a tremendous asset for us, and we are looking forward to drawing upon his strategic insight and deep management expertise at this exciting point in our company’s continued growth and success.”

About iPhotonix
iPhotonix is a Richardson, Texas based company and is the leading emerging technology provider for the virtualization (SDN/NFV) of the optical access and transformation occurring throughout the globe in the residential, business, enterprise and mobile backhaul markets. iPhotonix is advancing open and modular software platforms that simplify network operation complexity, enables multi-vendor hardware deployments, and seamlessly connects the physical and virtual network elements. iPhotonix augments its optical access offering with its powerful and agile iPhotonix Virtual Network (iVN) platform that enables communication service providers to create network managed services for a fraction of the cost and time it takes to deploy traditional managed services. iPhotonix has a rich history of innovation, R&D experience and delivering reliable solutions for communication services providers. Our solutions are tested and deployed by many CSPs around the world.

For more information visit: http://www.iphotonix.com

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