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Amit Akkad 

Vice President, Global Services Polycom

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; PLCM;

Telecommunications industry

2001 – 2010 (9 years)

Reporting to the SVP of Global Services, developed support services and professional services business to $200M+ with 450 employees world-wide. Primary responsibility for service strategy, service product management,
channel and strategic programs, business development and acquisitions.


Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; PCTL;

Telecommunications industry

1994 – 2001 (7 years)

Led a growing and profitable $60M support services, professional services and managed services business, with 180 employees world-wide and full P&L responsibility, including service operations, strategy, product portfolio, marketing and Sales.

Manager, Services Product Management, Marketing


1986 – 1994 (8 years)

Managed multi-vendor products support business with annual revenue growth exceeding 50%.


Columbia University - Columbia Business School M.B.A. 1979 – 1981

Activities and Societies: Wall Street Journal Award

M.S. University - B.S., Mechanical Engineering 1972 – 1977