10/28/2019

Leaders to focus on growth and delivering customers’ connectivity needs within the Education, Healthcare, Transportation and Government industries.

ALE, operating under the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise brand, today announced three new sales leads in the North America region. The regional directors will focus on customers’ connectivity needs from the office to the cloud where added concentration is placed within the education, healthcare, transportation and government market sectors.

The sales leaders are working with their teams to expand current customer relationships, increase awareness of the ALE brand with new logos in select vertical markets, and grow their team to allow for more personalized engagements, locally. The newly appointed team includes:

Rick Jacob
As Vice President of Sales at Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise of the North America Southern region, Rick Jacob brings almost two decades of technology experience, from enterprise software sales in start-ups to large publicly traded companies. His focus has been largely on the emerging and high growth technology sector in healthcare.  Former companies include Awarix (acquired by McKesson), AeroScout (acquired by Stanley), and Centrak.  In his new role, Rick is tasked to develop and grow business in the Southern states. Connect with Rick at www.linkedin.com/in/rickjacob

Lisa Simpson
Lisa Simpson is the Vice President of Sales at Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise in North America Western region. Lisa has a rich history working in the telecom and enterprise IT industry where her technical knowledge and business development skills have worked in the best interest of customers and business partners.  In this new role, she is tasked to develop and grow ALE Western state business with a focus on education and transportation. Connect with Lisa at www.linkedin.com/in/simpsonlisaa

Pete Ryan
Pete Ryan leads the Northern Sales territory as Vice President of Sales for North America at ALE. He has a successful career spanning over 25 years in IT sales and sales management with companies like FORE/Marconi, ISS/IBM, Foundry, and most recently Aruba HPE. Pete returns home to ALE after nine years with a personal mission to help customers succeed in their digital transformation.  He will lead the Northeastern team with a focus on k-12/higher education, healthcare and transportation. Connect with Pete at www.linkedin.com/in/peterryan

“We’ve built an energetic and solid senior sales team in North America,” said Mike Mullarkey, Senior Vice President of Sales for ALE in North America. “Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise has always had a customer first approach. The strengths each leader brings along with experience working with partners and customers in vertical markets, gives us solid ground to target our growth and meet customers’ needs.” 

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* The Alcatel-Lucent name and logo are trademarks of Nokia used under license by ALE.

About Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise delivers the customised technology experiences enterprises need to make everything connect.

ALE provides digital-age networking, communications and cloud solutions tailored to ensure customers’ success, with flexible business models in the cloud, on premises, and hybrid. All solutions have built-in security and limited environmental impact.

Over 100 years of innovation have made Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise a trusted advisor to more than 830,000 customers in 100 countries around the world.

The privately-owned company with headquarters in France has over 2900 direct business partners worldwide, achieving an effective global reach with a local focus.
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