Industry Veteran Brings More Than 30 Years of Telecom Leadership to the Board
BRIDGEWATER, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNCR), a global leader and innovator of cloud, messaging, digital and IoT products and platforms, announced that Mohan Gyani has been elected to the Synchronoss Board of Directors effective today.
“We are delighted that Mohan will be joining our board and are looking forward to his contributions,” said Glenn Lurie, Chief Executive Officer and President of Synchronoss. “Mohan is an industry titan whose deep understanding of our industry and substantial financial acumen will strengthen our board’s breadth of talent and background. I have known him for many years and am excited about the expertise and innovative thinking he will bring to Synchronoss.”
Gyani, a private investor and advisor with more than three decades of senior leadership in the telecom and wireless industry, previously served as president and chief executive officer of AT&T Wireless Mobility Services where he played a key role in the $10.6 billion IPO of AT&T Wireless in 2000. During his time with the organization, he was instrumental in overseeing record growth while completing the expansion of the company’s footprint across the United States and building out its first nationwide GSM network. Prior to that as executive vice president and CFO of AirTouch, Gyani was a key leader in the $120 billion merger of AirTouch and Vodafone, and the subsequent $70 billion joint venture with Bell Atlantic that resulted in the creation of Verizon Wireless. Prior to AirTouch, Mohan held several executive positions during his career at Pacific Telesis Group/Pacific Bell.
“The rapid pace of technological change we are seeing today makes this an especially exciting time to work with a company that is ahead of its time when it comes to innovative thinking,” Gyani said. “I am honored to have the opportunity to serve with Glenn and the other board members, and look forward to helping Synchronoss as it helps telecommunications, media and technology companies across the globe successfully drive growth and reduce costs through the many innovative Synchronoss solutions.”
Gyani sits on the board of a number of U.S. public companies, including Digital Turbine and MUFG Union Bank. He is or has been a board member for several other for-profit and non-profit organizations such as Audience , Blackhawk Networks, CTIA , GlobeTouch, the GSM Association, IDEA Cellular (India), Jasper Wireless, Jibe, Keynote Systems, Mobile Telesystems (MTS-Russia), RingCentral, Roamware/Mobileum, Ruckus Wireless, Safeway and Tellme.
Synchronoss (NASDAQ: SNCR) transforms the way companies create new revenue, reduce costs and delight their subscribers with cloud, messaging, digital and IoT products, supporting hundreds of millions of subscribers across the globe. Synchronoss’ secure, scalable and groundbreaking new technologies, trusted partnerships and talented people change the way Technology-Media-Telecommunications customers grow their business. For more information, visit us at www.synchronoss.com
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