Masergy recently announced that James Parker will serve as the company’s new CEO, succeeding Chris MacFarland.
MacFarland will remain fully engaged with the company, assuming the role of executive chairman and CTO.
Parker has more than two decades of leadership experience in the technology industry, spanning software and telecommunications in developed and emerging markets. He brings a proven track record of success with prior leadership positions at Microsoft, CenturyLink and most recently, Tata Communications.
“James is a seasoned executive in the technology sector, and his proven ability to execute on vision and strategy combined with his passion for superior customer experience makes him the perfect choice as Masergy’s next CEO,” said MacFarland. “We are very excited to have James join the company. Our shared vision is for Masergy to become a $1B+ revenue company by significantly outpacing our competition with rapid product innovation and the industry’s best customer experience.”
“I am delighted to join Masergy, a visionary company with a vibrant culture at the forefront of innovation and unparalleled customer experience,” Parker said. “Given the increasing rate of change in technology, Masergy’s agile and secure solutions uniquely empower global enterprises to realize their digital ambitions. I look forward to working closely with Chris and the leadership team to capitalize on the enormous market opportunities in front of us.”