President, Polycom Asia Pacific (Interim)
Paul Newell joined Polycom in June 2008 and has held a number of key roles within Asia Pacific, most recently as Vice President, Business Operations. In his role, he was responsible for driving the region’s strategic initiatives, partner relations to include UC Alliances, Service Providers and Systems Integrators, and business operations. In February 2014 Mr. Newell was appointed interim President for Asia Pacific.
Mr. Newell has nearly twenty years of experience in the IT industry. He was previously Director of Sales at JDSU Asia-Pacific, a leading provider of communications test, measurement solutions and optical products for the IT industry. During his tenure, Mr. Newell was responsible for the formulation, coordination and implementation of sales, marketing, and operational programs across the region.
Mr. Newell holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy in Maryland, USA.