Opengear Appoints Leanne Ramsay – Vice President Of Sales Asia Pacific 

Opengear, a leading provider of next generation out-of-band management solutions, has announced the appointment of Leanne Ramsay as Vice President of Sales Asia Pacific based in Sydney. 

Ramsay joins Opengear with more than 26 years’ experience in the IT industry, initially commencing her career as an electronics engineer prior to moving into pre- and post-sales engineering and subsequently into marketing and sales management. For most of the last 20 years, she has led product and services sales teams in the areas of data and voice integration, communications and secure infrastructure management. 

At Opengear, Ramsay will be responsible for driving sustainable market growth in Opengear’s range of infrastructure management solutions through the delivery of market-leading product and the engagement and support of a sales and support team to help facilitate growth. 

Bob Waldie, CEO, Opengear, said, “We are delighted to welcome Leanne to Opengear where her knowledge of infrastructure solutions in emerging and high-growth sectors such as the telco market, will be integral to making the right business decisions that help the company meet its growth objectives.” 

“Leanne is an industry veteran with a strong track record and a proven reputation. As the leader of our Asia Pac team, Leanne will help drive our company towards further growth, success, and innovation.” 

Most recently, Ramsay was Managing Director – Australia and New Zealand for IT infrastructure management vendor, Avocent Corporation. During her four years with the organisation she developed and then managed the regional go to market strategy for the Cyclades range of remote infrastructure management solutions and was responsible for the company’s entire local sales, marketing, finance and technical support team.

In addition, she successfully managed integration of the Cyclades business into Avocent upon its acquisition in 2006 and went on to engineer growth for the business in Australia and New Zealand.

Prior, Ramsay was New South Wales Branch Manager for Allied Technologies Group and also Regional Manager ANZ for Clarent Corporation. In addition, Ramsay has also business development and account management positions with companies including Eclipse Communications, Fujitsu Australia, Scitec Communications, LAN Systems and CASE Communications. 

Ramsay said, “I am very excited to be working with Opengear, as the Secure Infrastructure market is still somewhat of an emerging market in APAC. With the solutions that we have today and the products that the R&D teams are working on, the future is very promising. Opengear is also a true supporter of Open Systems which will only help us in developing world leading secure solutions. It will be a great journey”.

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About Opengear

Founded in 2004, Opengear delivers next generation intelligent solutions for managing critical IT and communications infrastructure. Opengear’s solutions, featuring embedded Smart OOB™ technology, equip our customers’ networks with intelligent automation and bulletproof resilience, enabling them to optimize technical operations and secure business continuity. The company is headquartered in New Jersey, with a manufacturing facility in Utah, R&D operations in Australia and Silicon Valley, and sales offices in Europe, Asia and the USA. For more information, please visit www.opengear.com.

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