Carl Baptiste has been Senior Vice President of Unified Communications and Enterprise Solutions for GENBAND since 2013. His extensive background in data and voice networks includes more than 25 years’ experience in bringing complex communications systems to the market. Mr. Baptiste has held senior positions in engineering, sales, operations, and product management in both vendor and client organizations. He served as the Unified Communications Architect in JPMorgan Chase’s global technology organization, and as Vice President of Product Management for the Converged Systems Division at Avaya, where he led the incubation of Avaya’s evolution to SIP. Prior to that, he held leadership positions at Convergent Networks and Nortel. Mr. Baptiste brings a uniquely rounded view of the evolution of VoIP and Unified Communications through his experience defining, delivering, and being an end user of the technology.