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Avaya  Acquired by Silver Lake Partners (2008  amount undisclosed )

4655 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(866) Go-Avaya
Website Company Summary Management Team

CEO: Jim Chirico (10/1/2017)
President/COO/Operations: Gaurav Passi (11/5/2018)
General Management: Mike McCarthy (12/6/2018) ; Hideki Wachi (4/30/2016)
Finance: Jacob Wallin (5/31/2018) ; Kieran McGrath (2/11/2019)
Technology: Todd Zerbe (6/1/2021) ; Boris Strongin (9/30/2019)
General Counsel/Legal: Shefali Shah

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Jacqueline E. Yeaney (Ellucian CMO)
Former outside board: Mary Henry (Goldman Sachs Partner)

Business description: Avaya enables the mission critical, real-time communication applications of the world’s most important operations. As the global leader in delivering superior communications experiences, Avaya provides the most complete portfolio of software and services for contact center and unified communications — offered on premises, in the cloud, or a hybrid. Today’s digital world requires some form of communications enablement, and no other company is better positioned to do this than Avaya.
Customers include: Dubai Civil Defence ;  Mashreq Bank ;  Telekom Serbia

Rounds: 1
Capital raised: 100.0M
Last Round: 100.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Silver Lake Partners (2008  amount undisclosed )
VCs include: Warburg Pincus
Private equity: Silver Lake Partners

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Record updated: Jun 2021
Sector: Communications
Headcount: 10001-25000 as of Oct 2017
Rounds: 1
Capital Raised: 100.0M
Last Round: 100.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Silver Lake Partners (2008  amount undisclosed )