Polycom Names Tarun Loomba, Former SanDisk Leader, EVP of Solutions Management

SAN JOSE, CA - May 09, 2017: 

Polycom, Inc., an industry leader in enterprise grade business communication solutions, today announced that Tarun Loomba has been named Executive Vice President of Solutions Management. Loomba is the most recent addition to a new executive lineup that includes CEO Mary McDowell and CHRO Billie Hartless.

Tarun Loomba

Loomba, a Silicon Valley veteran, brings more than 20 years of experience in engineering and product management-focused leadership roles in the technology industry. As Vice President and General Manager of Computing Storage Solutions at SanDisk, he most recently ran the multi-billion client Solid State Drive (SSD) and custom flash divisions. Prior to Sandisk, he was President at Armanta; Chief Marketing Officer at ParAccel; and Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Seagate Technology.

“I look forward to the expertise and energy Tarun will bring to our team as the leader of our Solutions Management organization,” said Mary McDowell, CEO, Polycom. “His in-depth experience in hardware, software, and software analytics will be a great addition as we focus on delivering new products to our partners and customers.”

Loomba will be based at the company’s San Jose headquarters and oversee Polycom’s worldwide product and solutions management teams to bring new innovations to partners and customers.

“Polycom shaped the way business communicates with its popular conference phone and is now pioneering the next wave of intelligent video and voice conferencing and content sharing solutions,” said Loomba. “The future is even brighter with a strong pipeline of future products, partnerships and a solid management team in place. There’s isn’t a better time to be at Polycom.”

About Polycom, Inc.
Polycom helps organizations unleash the power of human collaboration. More than 400,000 companies and institutions worldwide defy distance with secure video, voice and content solutions from Polycom to increase productivity, speed time to market, provide better customer service, expand education and save lives. Polycom and its global partner ecosystem provide flexible collaboration solutions for any environment that deliver the best user experience, the broadest multi-vendor interoperability and unmatched investment protection.  Visit www.polycom.com or connect with us on TwitterFacebook, and LinkedIn to learn more.

In September 2016 Polycom announced the completion of its acquisition by affiliates of Siris Capital Group, LLC (“Siris” or “Siris Capital”) in a transaction reflecting an equity value of approximately $2.0 billion in cash. In connection with the closing of the transaction, the company, which continues to operate as Polycom, Inc., is wholly owned by affiliates of Siris Capital.

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Cameron Craig
Polycom, Inc.
Tel: +1.408.586.3776

Andy Cuneo
Polycom, Inc.
Tel: +1 703.793.2098

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