Kevin is a Senior Managing Director at Blue Ridge Partners, a consultancy focused on top-line growth. He has more than 30 years of experience as an executive successfully leading prominent technology and
telecommunications companies both public and private. Before joining Blue Ridge Partners, he was President and CEO of Avaya, Inc. Previously he was CEO of JDS Uniphase Corporation, Senior Vice President of Cisco Systems, Chief Operating Officer of Openwave Systems and prior to that worked at AT&T Bell Laboratories. He has served on the boards of KLA -Tencor Corporation, Digital Realty, Freescale Semiconductor, Quantum, Rambus, and Polycom. President Obama appointed Kevin to the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee in 2010.
Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in future business conditions slipped from 7 out of 10 in October to 6.9 in November. It was a new low for 2018 as business leaders begin to prepare for a possible downturn ahead.