Steve Joyner is the new Avaya European Channel Lead. Reporting to Fadi Moubarak, VP Channels at Avaya International, he is responsible for growing Avaya’s channel business by scaling channel partners and distributors across Europe.
He joined Avaya following the acquisition of Nortel in 2009 and has held numerous engineering, sales and channel roles in his 30 year career, both in the UK and the Middle East. Prior to his new role, he led the sales engineering teams that supported all of Avaya's European Sales.
“The movement of customers to the cloud has changed the rules of the game for many of our partners, and the opportunity is there for the taking for partners who can add value and new capabilities in this area. Steve has a long history within Avaya, and his experience makes him a perfect fit to drive our cloud strategy with partners who are ready to take their customers’ communications and collaboration solutions capabilities to the next level,” says Fadi Moubarak
“I’m heading up a community that is tremendously loyal to the brand and that is full of energy to realise the opportunities that lie within our existing install base. Our partner relationships are an essential part of the formula for Avaya’s continued success,” says Steve Joyner.