GENBAND’s Multimedia Business Unit CTO Receives Tech Titan Corporate Award from Metroplex Technology Business Council
Shailin Sehgal recognized for contributions to GENBAND’s groundbreaking cloud-based multimedia communications solutions
GENBAND, a leading developer of multimedia and cloud communications solutions, today announced that the Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC) has awarded Shailin Sehgal, CTO of the Multimedia Business Unit, with the Tech Titans Corporate CTO award. The award, which recognizes a Corporate Technology/Science Officer in the Dallas Metroplex with exceptional leadership that fosters the development of new technology resulting in significant value for the company, was presented at the Tech Titans Awards gala event on August 23, 2013.
“I am honored to be recognized with this prestigious award,” said Mr. Sehgal. “The Dallas Metroplex is home to many respected technology leaders and innovators who are creating opportunities for the region and changing their own industries. Against this backdrop, I am thrilled to be working with GENBAND to develop secure, future-proof technologies that allow our service provider and enterprise customers to better compete in today’s rapidly evolving communications industry.”
Under Mr. Sehgal’s leadership, GENBAND’s Multimedia Business Unit has brought to market several groundbreaking solutions. During the first quarter of 2013, GENBAND introduced its NUViA Cloud service, which enables service providers to accelerate the commercial delivery of multimedia and unified communications applications with minimal upfront capital expenses. In April of 2013, GENBAND unveiled its SPiDR WebRTC gateway, which leads a ground breaking product category based on emerging WebRTC and HTML5 technologies that empower innovative web communities to create bold, new services that directly integrate with existing Internet Protocol-based communications networks.
“Shailin has been instrumental in helping GENBAND build upon and maintain its industry leadership position in multimedia and network security solutions,” said David Walsh, GENBAND’s President, CEO and Chairman. “He has continually challenged our team to be on the leading edge of introducing software-based multimedia and security solutions that redefine the user experience for the 21st century. We appreciate the MTBC’s contributions to our community and their recognition as Shailin’s team has been instrumental in identifying growth opportunities and developing roadmaps that allow GENBAND to seize and capitalize on key growth markets.”
The annual MTBC awards program celebrates the achievements of cutting edge leaders from technology companies whose ideas have elevated technology in North Texas. For more information visit www.techtitans.org.
About the Tech Titans Awards
The Tech Titans Awards were launched in 2001 by the Metroplex Technology Business Council, North Texas’ most comprehensive organization supporting technology. The prestigious annual contest recognizes outstanding information technology companies and individuals in the North Texas area who have made contributions during the past year locally, as well as to the technology industry overall. The Tech Titans committee is a group of dedicated volunteers who organize the awards ceremony each year, and judges for the contest are drawn from a variety of disciplines in technology, leaders in the DFW area and past winners. For more information, visit www.techtitans.org.
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