SAN JOSE, USA: Talari Networks Inc., a leading innovator of WAN reliability and performance quality, announced Walter Carrington as its new Worldwide VP of Sales.
Carrington joins Talari from Juniper Networks and brings more than two decades of networking industry sales experience spanning the US and Canada. Carrington will be responsible for growing Talari’s customer base, forging new strategic partnerships and expanding the national sales force. Carrington will report directly to Talari's President and CEO Emerick Woods.
“We are pleased to welcome Walter to our senior executive team at a time where the industry is poised for dramatic growth," stated Talari Networks’ CEO Emerick Woods. “Walter is a perfect fit for Talari with his deep networking background, coupled with his strong customer and partner relationships. I am confident he will be able to rapidly accelerate our sales efforts and deliver on the value of our unique innovative technology."
Carrington brings more than two decades in networking industry sales experience to Talari. Most recently, he was the regional sales director at Juniper Networks, where he helped the company reach 55 percent annual growth rate and secure more than $40 million in product and service revenues in the first fiscal year of his tenure. Previously, Carrington served as VP of Sales at Force10 Networks where he was responsible for delivering more than 50 percent of the company’s revenues.
Walter has also served in various executive sales and account management positions at Ericsson Corp., Unisys Corp., Bay Networks and industry giant Cisco Systems. He has been successful in building strong teams that take a solutions-driven sales approach, combining representatives from sales and engineering to develop and execute successful enterprise networking solutions for customers that address both business and technical challenges.