Rob Theis appointed to Avaya Board of Directors
Global tech company Avaya has announced the appointment of Rob Theis to its Board of Directors. Mr. Theis will become the eighth member of the company’s board, effective November 6, 2020. “We are extremely pleased to welcome Rob Theis to our Board of Directors. He brings with him valued perspectives and insights on a range of relevant topics including innovation, entrepreneurship and growth in the cloud,” said Avaya Board Chairman Bill Watkins. “He has considerable experience in supporting strategic initiatives and identifying opportunities for market differentiation that align well with Avaya’s objective to increase shareholder value by advancing our position as a cloud and SaaS leader.” Mr. Theis has been a General Partner at venture capital firm World Innovation Lab since 2016, and has extensive venture capital experience. He has also served as a leader in the technology industry, including roles at New Era Networks, Sun Microsystems and Silicon Graphics.