Wes joined Mitel in April 2015. He previously served as VP of global marketing for Sonus Networks, where he oversaw marketing, inside sales, and training functions. Prior to Sonus, Wes was CMO at Fonality, where he focused on accelerating the adoption of unified communications in a software-as-a-service model. As VP and GM of global marketing for Avaya, Wes guided the company marketing initiatives on a worldwide basis following the 2009 acquisition of Nortel's enterprise division. Wes spent more than a decade with Nortel in a number of leadership roles, including end-to-end marketing, go-to-market, and strategic planning for its enterprise business. Wes began his career in advertising helping build brands for market-leading companies, including American Airlines, Pace Picante Sauce, NationsBank (now Bank of America), The Dial Corporation, and GTE (now Verizon).
Wes earned his master's degree in Advertising from Northwestern University and his bachelor's degree in Marketing from the University of Northern Iowa.