Telecommunications Veteran Brian Pratt to Lead Optelian Product Marketing

Telecommunications Veteran Brian Pratt to Lead Optelian Product Marketing 
MARIETTA, GA and OTTAWA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/24/13 --   Optical
networking specialist Optelian announces today that Brian Pratt has
joined the company as the new Vice President of Product Marketing. He
will develop and lead the team responsible for defining products and
bringing them to market. 
Brian has over 25 years of experience in telecommunications marketing
and sales. Prior to joining Optelian, he was Vice President of
Business Development for the Kindsight team at Alcatel-Lucent, where
he was responsible for go-to-market execution, sales and channel
management. He gained his experience in optical transport systems
with Meriton Networks in Ottawa and the U.K.  
"I am very excited about joining the Optelian team to identify
business opportunities and develop product strategy. I look forward
to delivering innovative products that will bring success to our
customers and ultimately to Optelian," remarks Mr. Pratt. 
Optelian's CEO David Weymouth further adds, "Brian brings an
excellent combination of marketing and business development
experience at a senior level, together with extensive knowledge in
optical transport solutions. With the exciting Optelian products to
be launched in 2013, we are pleased to kick off the New Year with his
addition to the team." 
Optelian is a respected provider of optical transport systems
worldwide. To learn more about Optelian's optical transport
solutions, go to or write 
About Optelian
 Optelian is a trusted global provider of flexible
packet-optical networking solutions. Optelian addresses the needs of
access, metro, long-haul, campus and data center interconnect
applications. Designed and manufactured in North America, Optelian's
modular systems allow network operators to build high-capacity,
next-generation, carrier-grade WDM networks. The company is known
industry-wide for its exceptional product quality, superior customer
support, professional services and network design capabilities.
Optelian's research, design and manufacturing operations are located
in Ottawa, Canada, with sales, service and marketing based in
Marietta, Georgia. For more information, visit, and
follow us on Twitter @Optelian. 
Media Contact:  
Jaymie Scotto & Associates
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