Berlin, Germany (July 12, 2012)– snom technology AG, a leading developer of IP desktop phones and IP communications solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Usman Tahir to the executive board as chief technology officer (CTO), responsible for the technical development of the company. As a corporate officer, Tahir will oversee the engineering and technological direction at snom. In addition, company founder Dr. Christian Stredicke will move into a strategic role on snom’s supervisory board.
“Usman’s extensive experience in engineering and business are perfectly suited to his new role as CTO at snom,” said Dr. Michael Knieling, chief operating officer atsnom technology AG. “His deep technical knowledge and understanding of the company’s structure and long-term goals is key to snom’s strategic planning and continued success as a technology leader.”
Tahir began at snom as Senior Software Engineer in 2001 before becoming VP, Product Management in 2010. Prior to snom, Tahir worked as Design Engineer at AVAZ Networks and also at Communications Enabling Technologies. Educational credentials include a BA in Political Science & Sociology and a BE (CS & EE) at the National University of Sciences & Technology, as well as an MBA in International Business at the University of Stuttgart in 2008.
“snom is recognized worldwide for its dedication to high-quality VoIP products, and I am proud to be a part of snom’s leadership team. I look forward to my new role as CTO and the opportunity to impact the strategic growth of the company,” said Tahir.
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