TM Forum welcomes three new senior executives

Natalie Bannerman
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Paul Wilson, Andy Tiller and Naveen Suri have been appointed as senior executives at TM Forum

TM Forum the global association that facilitates collaboration and collective problem solving between digital service providers and suppliers, have now appointed three new senior executives to the team.

Paul Wilson 160 x 186Paul Wilson has been named as chief marketing officer. Wilson enters the role with more than 20 years’ experience in the technology, media and telecoms (TMT) and fintech sectors. For 14 years Wilson was chief marketing officer at Fortune 500 software company SunGard, during which time the company grew from a $2.8 billion primarily American company, to a $5 billion global business. After this he founded Bristol Is Open, the city-scale research infrastructure for the study of software defined networks

Andy Tiller 160 x 186Andy Tiller will serve as executive vice president of collaboration & innovation. With over 25 years’ experience in product marketing and product management for telecom suppliers and technology companies, Tiller joins TM Forum from Chinese BSS/OSS supplier AsiaInfo, where he served as vice president of corporate product marketing. Prior to this, Tiller held senior positions at ip.access, ShoZu, and Geneva Technology.

Naveen Suri 160 x 186In the newly created position, Naveen Suri has been appointed to president of global member engagement. Suri is a results driven senior executive and for the last 12 years he has been vice president of business development and sales at iconectiv, an Ericsson company. Naveen is a passionate global business generator and leader with extensive experience in strategy, corporate development, government/industry relations, sales, marketing, finance, product and program management. 

Speaking on the new appointment Nik Willetts, CEO of TM Forum, said: “Paul, Andy and Naveen’s new roles reflect TM Forum’s growing role in our members’ digital journeys. Urgent digital business transformation is now critical to the growth of our industry beyond connectivity, and these senior appointments provide significant impetus to help us deliver on our members’ ambitions, where collaboration, co-creation and innovation are central tenets of our work. We’re delighted to welcome them to the team, and are very much looking forward to accelerating the pace of change of our industry together.”