OneAccess, a provider of enterprise access routers and professional multi-play devices, today announced that Chris Burke has been appointed to its Board of Directors.
Kevin Power, Chairman of OneAccess Networks, said: “Chris Burke brings considerable experience and technology leadership in both the fixed and wireless markets to his new role as OneAccess Board Director. He will play a key role in our future growth as well as helping us to evaluate and further develop our strategic goals and objectives. We look forward to his active contribution as the Company continues on its strong growth path.”
Chris Burke has spent more than 24 years in the telecommunications industry. Until September 2004, Burke was the Chief Technology Officer for Vodafone UK Ltd. In that capacity he was responsible as CTO and CIO for all Vodafone UK Technology and Product architecture, design, procurement, development, deployment, support and operations. As CTO of one of Vodafone’s leading operating companies, he also had responsibility for Northern European Technology initiatives as well as sitting on the Global Information Technology and Technology Management Boards for Vodafone Group.
Previous to Vodafone, Burke was CTO and CIO of the UK fixed line carrier, Energis and was an important part of the executive team which led Energis through its IPO and into the FTSE 40. He was responsible for technology and product architecture, design, development, deployment, and support. Prior to this, Burke spent 15 years in Research, Development, Operations and ultimately Sales in Nortel.
Presently Burke serves on a number of Boards and most recently was Chairman of Ubiquity Software UBQ.L (SIP Application Servers and Service Creation Environment) before it was sold to Avaya earlier this year.