Kodiak Networks Names John Vice CEO, President

<p><strong>San Ramon, Calif. &mdash; July 10</strong><br />Kodiak Networks has announced that John Vice, former Nortel senior executive and CEO of Geyser Networks, has joined the company as president and CEO. </p><p>He also will become a member of the company&rsquo;s board of directors.<br /><br />Vice has more than 26 years of telecommunications experience, which includes an excellent record of achievement. </p><p>Most recently, Vice has been a strategic management and investment consultant to companies ranging from small startups to Fortune 500-size corporations.</p><p>Additionally, he has served as CEO for Geyser Networks Inc., a privately held supplier of optical network systems in Sunnyvale, Calif.&nbsp; </p><p>Previously, Vice had a distinguished, 19-year career at Nortel Networks, where he advanced to president and general manager of mobility solutions, in Richardson, Texas. </p><p>Vice led a 2,600-person organization that expanded sales of CDMA, GSM and TDMA platforms to network operators in 40 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific. </p><p>He was a key member of the leadership team that drove Nortel&rsquo;s annual wireless revenues from $1.5 billion to $4.5 billion over a three-year period in the late 1990s. </p><p>Vice holds a bachelor&rsquo;s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Western Ontario and a master&rsquo;s degree in business administration with a marketing concentration from McMaster University.<br /><br />&ldquo;I am very enthusiastic about joining Kodiak Networks and thank the board of directors and management team for this opportunity to apply the experience I&rsquo;ve gained over nearly three decades in the telecom industry,&rdquo; Vice said. &ldquo;I look forward to leading the…



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