John Giere is Senior Vice President of Products and Marketing at OpenWave and is responsible for growing the company’s global market position, bringing carrier-grade solutions to service providers around the world as well as developing business with new and existing accounts.
John has over 20 years of experience in management, marketing and business development. Prior to joining Openwave, John served as chief marketing officer of Alcatel Lucent (and Lucent Technologies previously), where he spearheaded global marketing initiatives and go-to-market strategies, which led to the successful, positioning and sales of new solutions.
Before joining Lucent in December 2003, he spent seven years at Ericsson leading a number of strategic marketing, branding and business development initiatives globally.
John currently serves on executive boards for Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) in addition to Sonim Technologies. He holds an MBA from the University of Maryland and a BS degree from Georgetown University.