ARRIS International plc today announced the promotion of Dan Whalen to President, Network & Cloud, effective immediately. Whalen will oversee the development and delivery of the company's leading portfolio of broadband and video network infrastructure technologies and cloud-based software solutions. He will report to ARRIS CEO Bruce McClelland.
Whalen brings extensive technology leadership experience. Since 2013, he served as ARRIS's Senior Vice President and General Manager of Global Services. In that role, he led the team responsible for aligning ARRIS's services and expertise with key industry initiatives to drive advanced technology deployments for global cable, telco, satellite, programming, enterprise, Internet, and cellular providers.
"Dan played an instrumental role in scaling ARRIS's Global Services business into a key enabler of complex customer deployments around the world," said Bruce McClelland, CEO ARRIS. "His proven track record of success, breadth of customer leadership, and strategic insights provide an excellent foundation for helping our Network and Cloud business achieve the next era of growth."
"ARRIS is at the forefront of the technologies driving tomorrow's advanced entertainment and communication services for millions of subscribers worldwide," said Dan Whalen, ARRIS's newly appointed President, Network & Cloud. "I am honored to continue collaborating closely with our global base of customers, to deliver the next generation of broadband, video and mobile services and applications."
Whalen's background also provides a strong foundation for customer insight and collaboration. Over the last 20 years, he has held various leadership positions at ARRIS, Cisco, KPMG, and Bell Atlantic. During this time, he developed deep expertise across a number of key technologies, including: Broadband, Advertising, Middleware, OSS/BSS, Fiber, Wi-Fi, and Video.