Aura Alliance hires Harris

Aura Alliance today announced Jonathan Harris will join full time as Chief Technology and Strategy Officer.

Harris will lead the global strategy and technology roadmap to support the company’s move from being an Avaya centric specialist to becoming a multi-vendor global alliance in the deployment of global enterprise communications.

Harris said: “I’m delighted to take up this new challenge at such an exciting time for the business. We’re expanding our reach by introducing specialist support for Cisco and Microsoft, which will go hand-in-hand with cloud-based vendors like Genesys, Nectar, Ribbon, RMG and TATA,”.

Tony Parish, Aura Alliance CEO, made today’s announcement stating, “Jonathan Harris’ expertise in Avaya and Microsoft combined with his critical eye in creating viable commercial offerings with multiple vendors are at the forefront of our plans. His expertise and dynamic leadership will bring experience, skills and dedication to this Company.”

As a former executive of G3 Comms, an Aura Alliance UK business partner, Harris brings two decades of experience in developing and delivering technical business strategy, sales leadership and building global customer platforms.

Harris successfully run the technology roadmap for G3 Comms and led the strategic development in turning the business into a successful multi-vendor certified service provider in the UK and was responsible for setting up the Microsoft Business practice.