Intelligent Tech Channels Issue 54 - Page 57

Fotech appoints Joyce Lamy in new strategic partnerships role

Fotech , a bp Launchpad company and pioneer in fibre enabled distributed acoustic sensing ( DAS ) technology , has appointed Joyce Lamy as strategic partnerships manager . The role has been newly created as part of Fotech ’ s commitment to developing strategic partnerships and alliances . Joyce 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 . She will be managing selected global partnerships and will play an advisor role to the partner-facing teams at Fotech .
Joyce Lamy , Strategic Partnerships Manager , Fotech
Joyce 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 .”
Ravi Chopra named chief financial officer at Egnyte

Egnyte , a cloud content security and governance solutions vendor , has announced the appointment of Ravi Chopra as chief financial officer . In this role , Chopra leads all aspects of finance and legal . “ After recently crossing the US $ 160 million annual recurring revenue milestone , fuelled by accelerating demand for our security and compliance offerings , we are pleased to welcome another executive with deep cybersecurity experience to our leadership ranks ,” said Vineet Jain , CEO and Co-Founder , Egnyte . “ Additionally , as we watch closely what happens in the broader environment , Ravi will be instrumental in guiding Egnyte through our next stage of exciting growth .”

Prior to joining Egnyte , Chopra worked at BugCrowd where he led the company ’ s financial strategy . Before BugCrowd , Chopra built a finance team from the ground up as the CFO of SonicWall , a cybersecurity company he helped create as an independent company post divestiture from Dell .
“ Now is the perfect time to join Egnyte , which has an impressive assemblage of passionate people taking the company to the next phase of growth , and a great product portfolio to help organisations protect their data on any device , anywhere ,” said Chopra .
Prior to joining SonicWall , Chopra was Group CFO for Juniper Networks and held senior finance positions at Cisco Systems , Deloitte Consulting and Lazard , an investment bank . •