June 23, 2015 – Redwood City, CA-headquartered executive search firm Lonergan Partners has recruited Todd Abbott as chief executive officer of Tely Labs. Mark Lonergan, founder and managing partner of Lonergan Partners, led the assignment. Mr. Abbott joins Tely Labs with more than 30 years of industry experience at some of the world’s leading technology firms, accelerating their financial and operational performance and advancing their progression in the video conferencing space. He was previously EVP of strategy and go-to-market at Sonus Networks.
“Having established Tely Labs as a disrupter in video conferencing, we have chosen Todd as the logical leader to expand the business from an early stage startup into a fast growth organization,” said Sreekanth Ravi, founder and chairman of Tely Labs. “Todd not only has the experience to guide the company’s strategic direction and ensure disciplined execution, but also the go-to-market skills and strategic vision to lead Tely Labs through our next phase of hyper growth.”
“Todd Abbott is one of the most respected executives in the networking industry,” said Mr. Lonergan. “He will bring incredible passion and market knowledge to Tely Labs, helping them to become a real leader in the video networking segment.” Founded in 2010, Tely Labs is a pioneer in simple, secure, and affordable video communication and collaboration systems that help people communicate.
Lonergan Partners was founded in 2001 and focuses on the recruitment of CEOs and C-level executives for technology companies. The firm recently recruited Susanne D. Lyons to the board of directors at Hercules Technology Growth Capital and Dino Di Palma as CEO of Benu Networks.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media