Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM), the global leader in open, standards-based unified communication and collaboration (UC&C), today appointed Robert J. Frankenberg and Martha Helena Bejar to the Polycom Board of Directors, effective immediately. Frankenberg is the owner of NetVentures, a management consulting firm focused on the high tech industry, and previously held both the CEO and Chairman roles at Novell and Encanto Networks. Bejar is currently CEO and Board Director of Flow Mobile, an innovative new broadband services company, and previously held leadership positions at Wipro Infocrossing and Microsoft. The additions of Frankenberg and Bejar increase the Polycom Board to seven members.
“I am delighted to welcome Martha and Robert to the Polycom Board of Directors. They bring a wealth of expertise from their leadership at some of the world’s leading technology companies,” said Kevin Parker, interim CEO and Chairman of the Board, Polycom. “Polycom is in a great position with loyal customers, top-notch partners, and the most innovative voice and video collaboration solutions in the market. Martha and Robert understand dynamic and fast-moving markets, and their operational experience makes them great additions to our board as Polycom looks to drive near-term operational efficiency and long-term growth.”
“I’m passionate about Polycom’s voice and video technology, including recent software advancements to help drive further usage of video collaboration,” said Robert Frankenberg, owner of NetVentures and former CEO of Novell. “I look forward to working closely with Kevin and the board and contributing to the future success of Polycom.”
“Polycom is leading the way with innovative collaboration solutions that are transforming the way people and industries work around the world,” said Martha Helena Bejar, CEO and Board Director, Flow Mobile. “Polycom has built a strong global customer base, and I’m excited to work with the board and leadership team to help Polycom continue to evolve in the market.”