Intelligent Tech Channels Issue 51 | Page 56

Fotech gets Joyce Lamy in new strategic partnerships role
Joyce Lamy , Strategic Partnerships Manager , Fotech

Fotech , a bp Launchpad company and pioneer in fibre enabled distributed acoustic sensing ( DAS ) technology , has appointed Joyce Lamy as Strategic Partnerships Manager . This role has been newly created as part of Fotech ’ s commitment to developing strategic partnerships and alliances . Lamy will be instrumental in implementing this strategy .

Maria Shiao , Chief Sales Office , Fotech , said : “ We value strategic partners and they are key to our ambitious growth plans . Joyce has exceptional credentials , with over 20 years ’ experience in the telecoms , IT and renewables sectors . She has previously held similar roles at Cisco , AT & T and Renewable Energy Storage Solutions , and is the perfect person to establish our partnerships in the infrastructure , pipelines and security industries . We are delighted she has joined the team !”
In her new role , Lamy will be responsible for defining and implementing Fotech ’ s partnership strategy and structure , as well as creating the framework that will enable scale-up of the company ’ s ecosystem .
Lamy said : “ Working with strategic partners is incredibly rewarding and this is an exciting time to be joining Fotech . It ’ s a role I will relish , not least because a significant part of our future growth will be in the renewables sector , giving Fotech an opportunity to be part of the global energy transition , which will contribute towards a more sustainable future .”
Axon Technologies appoints new senior director for Cyber Services

Axon Technologies , a UAE-headquartered information security solutions provider , has announced the appointment of Alain Kallas as Senior Director , Cyber Services . As part of the company ’ s leadership team , Kallas will help expand Axon ’ s business , and drive sales in the UAE and globally .

Leading customer engagements and upselling to existing strategic accounts and channel partners , Kallas will also work closely with Marie Ange , Axon ’ s Channel and Presales Manager , on key strategic channel accounts .
“ I have met many cyber experts in my career , and I can honestly say , Alain is up there with the best . His problem-solving approach , deep technical know-how and outstanding client relationships make him a truly complete cyber expert . He has a great skill of combining deep technical experience , with consulting solutions in order to sell clients on the value . We are very excited to have Alain share his learnings and experience with our team and clients ,” said Hadi Hosn , CEO , Axon Technologies .
Kallas brings with him a wealth of experience having spent over 20 years working in cybersecurity . Prior to joining Axon , he held senior roles such as CISO , director at large cybersecurity service providers and information security advisor . He has previously worked at SecureWorks , du and PwC .
Alain Kallas , Senior Director , Cyber Services , Axon Technologies