Garry K. McGuire
Mr. McGuire has served on our Board of Directors since July 2011. From September 2000 until his retirement in December 2006, Mr. McGuire served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Corporate Development of Avaya, Inc., a provider of unified communications, contact centers, data solutions and related services. From January 2007 until March 2007, Mr. McGuire served as a consultant to Avaya, Inc. Previously, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Williams Communications Solutions LLC and President of NORTEL Communications Systems, Inc. Mr. McGuire had been a member of the Board of Directors of Telcordia Technologies Inc., a developer of IP, wireline and mobile communications software and services, from December 2006 until January 2012 when Telcordia was acquired by Ericsson AB. He was the Chairman of Telcordia's Board from November 2010 until January 2012.
Mr. McGuire provides the Board of Directors extensive financial experience gained through his prior service as a Chief Financial Officer of a public company which provides him with the expertise to serve as our Audit Committee Chairperson and one of our Audit Committee financial experts. This experience, as well as his prior service as a Chief Executive Officer, enables Mr. McGuire to provide critical insight to our business strategy as well as to our financial reporting and risk management process.