As President for Global Services, Jeff Townley brings 35 years of Industry related experience to GENBAND. Prior to joining GENBAND, Townley worked for 26 years in Global Operations at Nortel, where he held a variety of managerial positions across multiple product lines and in all the major regions.
Most recently, he was Vice President of CVAS Operations at Nortel and previously served as manager of Asia Operations for all Nortel product lines, as the Chief Procurement Officer based in Hong Kong, and as the VP of Global Supply Chain for both the Carrier Voice and Enterprise Businesses. He has significant M&A, Operating and Integration experience, having supported the integration of Aptis, Alteon, Bay Networks and other Nortel acquisitions starting in the late 90's. Townley also served on the Board of Directors for two of Nortel's Joint Ventures in China.
Townley has a Bachelors of Science in Industrial Engineering from N.C State University and has done postgraduate studies in Management Science.