Was the new COO Abbasi was hired as an aquisition primer?
Most recently, Mr. Abbasi served as President for Roamware (now Mobileum) where he was responsible for restructuring and refocusing the company on a growth path. Prior to Roamware he held the position of President and Chief Operating Officer at Force10 Networks Inc. where he transformed the company into a major cloud computing powerhouse and led its acquisition by Dell in 2011.
Before joining Force10, Ebrahim held the position of senior vice president and COO/CIO for Redback Networks, Inc. where he directly contributed to the turnaround of the company’s corporate operations functions that transformed the company into a thought leader, with the company later being acquired by Ericsson. Ebrahim was also a member of the executive team that grew Ascend Communications into an acquisition target by Lucent Technologies before his role at Redback Networks.