Phil Karam

AVP, Information Technology

Phil is the Director of Cloud Infrastructure in the Kandy CTO office at AVCtechnologies. His responsibilities include all infrastructure technology and the future evolution for the Kandy service platforms worldwide, explicitly driving the quality, efficiency, scalability, security and agility goals.

Before his current role, Phil held numerous positions receiving many honors and recognitions within his career at Ribbon Communications, GENBAND, and Nortel Networks. His widespread technical expertise enabled him to identify, build and implement innovative cloud solutions for many customers from small businesses to multi-billion dollar carrier networks. Most recently, he managed the worldwide operations team and the day-to-day operations of what today runs the Kandy solution. He was instrumental in launching the SaaS UCAAS business offerings at GENBAND, which eventually became the Kandy UCAAS solution. His 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, including extensive work in the customer service and operations arena, has helped him gain an unparalleled knowledge of the cloud SaaS business and the overall needs of the customer.

Phil graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech and holds numerous technology certifications from Microsoft and other vendors.