Atlona has appointed Shaun Burnette regional sales manager, Central Region. In this position, he will be responsible for the development of commercial partners, distributors, dealers, and customers within the territory. He is a 13-year veteran of the pro AV industry.
Burnette comes to Atlona from Avaya, a Santa Clara based business communication solutions firm, where he held two positions between 2013 and 2015—UC and collaborations solution specialist and video collaboration account manager. His responsibilities in these posts included sales in the greater Midwest, Great Plains, Central Heartland, Midwest, and Michigan/Ohio regions, supporting Avaya enterprise wireless business sales (including Fortune 500 customers) and growing global enterprise, SMB and service provider business through video collaboration system sales.
Prior to that, he had a nine-year tenure at InterCall, a Chicago-based provider of conference, collaboration and cloud-based communications services, where he most recently held the position of collaboration manager, video conferencing, global and enterprise Accounts. In this position, he managed high profile Fortune 100 customers, sold enterprise implementation services and managed services for immersive telepresence and unified communications environments.
“Shaun’s deep technical experience in AV conferencing and collaboration, in addition to his extensive industry contacts, will be invaluable assets to us as he takes on this position,” said Amelia Vrabel, Atlona’s national sales manager, commercial.