Puorro heads up Plantronics collaboration solutions division

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Tom Puorro is heading up Plantronics’s AV collaboration solutions for workplaces after stepping into the role of executive vice president, general manager, Group Systems.

Joe Burton, president and chief executive officer of Plantronics, said: “[Tom’s] experience will help us execute our vision and grow our position as the communications and collaboration partner of choice.”

Puorro has 25 years of UC experience joins the Plantronics leadership team as the company says it is focusing more heavily on simplifying conferencing experiences, regardless of the underlying UC platforms. 

He was most recently VP, engineering and VP and GM of the Cisco Unified Communications Technology Group. As the VP, engineering at Cisco, Puorro oversaw the company’s video and voice endpoints, including all video phones, telepresence, and Tandberg, and led Cisco’s acquisition of Broadsoft.