Alan Masarek has over 30 years of experience in communications, information technology and business services companies.
Mr. Masarek is currently President and CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of Avaya Holdings (NYSE: AVYA), a multinational technology company specializing in cloud communications and workstream collaboration solutions. Prior to Avaya, he was Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Vonage Holdings Corp (Nasdaq: VG) from November 2014 to June 30, 2020.
As CEO, Mr. Masarek ushered in an era of transformation for Vonage, driving the company from its legacy focus of providing VOIP-based home phone service into a global business cloud communications company. During his tenure, Vonage completed eight acquisitions, and market capitalization more than quadrupled to over $3 billion.Mr. Masarek came to Vonage from Google, Inc., where he was Director, Chrome & Apps from June 2012 until October 2014, following the acquisition of his prior company, Quickoffice, Inc. Mr. Masarek was Co-founder and CEO of Quickoffice, Inc., one of the world’s most widely recognized mobile brands. Under his leadership, Quickoffice became one of the world’s most embedded mobile productivity software solutions, engaging more than 26 million registered users at the time of Google’s purchase.
Mr. Masarek currently serves as a Board Director of two companies in addition to Wejo and Avaya. In particular, Mr. Masarek serves as Chairman of the Board of Markforged, Inc. (NYSE: MKFG) and Chairman of the Board of SalesIntel Inc. (privately held).
Mr. Masarek earned his M.B.A., with Distinction, from Harvard Business School and his B.B.A., Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Georgia.