IRVINE, Calif., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloudpaging leader Numecent® today announced that former Executive Vice President of Broadcom Tom Lagatta has joined the company as President and CEO. He will be working closely with Numecent's co-founder and previous CEO Osman Kent, who is newly promoted to the Executive Chairman position.
Prior to Numecent, Tom Lagatta held various senior management roles at Broadcom, most recently as Executive VP of Worldwide Sales where he was responsible for managing $8B in annual sales. Broadcom is a Fortune® 500 global leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications. "I believe in the power of 2 to manage exponential growth in technology start-ups," said Osman Kent, Executive Chairman of Numecent. "Behind the scenes, Tom and I have been working together during most of 2014 and I know firsthand that he brings exceptional operational and growth experience. His broad industry knowledge will be instrumental in taking Numecent to the next level. This is especially pertinent as we expand into OEM, mobile and IoT applications with our groundbreaking cloudpaging technology. I therefore had no hesitations recommending him as our next CEO." Tom will focus on scaling the operations and geographical expansion of the company, including worldwide sales and marketing, business processes and execution while Osman will focus on the technology direction and strategic partners, initiatives and investors.