Astellia appoints VP for sales

Astellia, which supplies mobile QoS and performance monitoring solutions, has appointed Rajesh Sharma as vice president of sales and customer operations.
Sharma will lead all sales activities, operations and customer service to drive Astellia’s expansion into new markets and growth in its customer base.
He brings to Astellia more than 15 years of sales and business development experience in EMEA and Asia Pacific in the telecom and software industry.
Prior to joining Astellia, Sharma was director at Citrix Systems International, where he led the business unit responsible for system integrators and telco in EMEA.
He has previously held sales and business development roles in EMEA at Nortel, worked with the Tata Group in India and at the CDMA division of Lucent Technologies in Asia Pacific.