Benu Networks, a leading provider of innovative virtual network solutions, announced today the appointment of Stephen Collins as Senior Vice President of Global Sales. Collins, with over 30 years of leadership experience industry exposure, will be key in expanding international growth for Benu Networks, specifically spearheading the growth of upcoming new products. His depth of industry knowledge coupled with his proven ability to manage and scale high-performance sales teams will expand the Benu Networks footprint, enabling even more service providers to rapidly create and deliver next generation IP services.
“We are thrilled to have Stephen Collins join us,” said Mads Lillelund, CEO of Benu Networks. “We are in the midst of creating a new platform offering that will dramatically shift the way service providers approach subscriber services. As we take the company to the next level, we need leadership that can help us expand globally as well as domestically, work with our channel partners, and better serve our customers. Stephen brings a fresh perspective with over 30 years of experience leading high performing sales teams and operational excellence, which will be invaluable to Benu Networks as we continue our growth strategy.”
Collins brings a broad range of experience to his new position at Benu Networks. Prior to joining Benu Networks, Collins served as the VP of International Sales at Casa Systems, where he was instrumental in building and managing international growth. In the years prior, Collins led and scaled sales teams at Radisys, Sonus and Riverstone, among others.
“I am passionate about guiding and motivating teams to drive increased market adoption of products that help create meaningful value for customers, so Benu Networks is a natural fit for me,” said Stephen Collins. “It is an exciting time for the industry, standards and expectations are shifting, which empowers teams to be more innovative and develop new profitable revenue streams. I am thrilled to be a part of an organization that is leading the charge.”
About Benu Networks
Benu Networks’ carrier-class Virtual Service Edge (VSE) software platform enables the rapid creation and delivery of next generation IP services over a converged infrastructure, and empowers service providers to increase revenue, expand market leadership, and meet the dynamic needs of their business, residential and mobile customers. For more information, please visit the Benu Networks’ website: www.benunetworks.com.