11 January 2017
Mr David Viret-Lange Named Chief Executive Officer
Colombes, France – January 12th, 2017 – SoftAtHome, a software provider for operator CPE devices enabling convergent services for the digital home, today announced that the Board of Directors has elected David Viret-Lange as Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.
« The Board of Directors is delighted that David will lead SoftAtHome as he has an in-depth knowledge of the Telecom industry, after over 20 years spent within the Orange group, » said Mari-Noëlle Jégo-Laveissière, President of the Board of Directors. « It will be key to address key challenges for SoftAtHome customers, such as improving value proposition in the digital home and maintaining highest level of quality.”
« I am honored that the Board of Directors chose me to perform this exciting duty to continue to develop the company, » said David Viret-Lange, SoftAtHome CEO. « SoftAtHome has already done a great job to address Operators challenges, thanks to the great teams gathered to fulfill these missions. The Digital Home is full of other promising innovations that are still to be addressed to our operator customers. It is our role to help them in their transition. »
David Viret-Lange has over 20 years in the Telecom industry. Firstly in Sales and Marketing of B2B services where he defined offerings related to xDSL technology, bringing operators into the 21st century with ‘full IP’ networks. He then managed the Sales and Service entity in the Consumer market, still accompanying operators in their innovation paths, to lead transition to triple play services. He came back to B2B as CT/CIO of Orange Business Services, and led the transformation of the Orange Business IT organization to prepare the « softwarization » of networks through SDN-NFV technologies.
He graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique in 1991 and from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications in 1993.
SoftAtHome is a fast growing software company delivering leading connectivity, Pay TV and digital services for Operator devices in the home. Through its SOP product, SoftAtHome is empowering operators to compete against local competition and global players alike by leveraging the ecosystem to deliver outstanding services. SOP is central to delivering standard based cost-effective solutions that are simple and long lasting. Its solutions are already deployed on over 30 million homes in more than 17 countries in multiple broadband and broadcast deployments for major operators.
The company is headquartered in France with development and sales teams also in Belgium and the UAE.
For more information, visit our website at www.softathome.com or follow us @SoftAtHome.
For Press Information Contact:
Marta Twardowska for SoftAtHome
M: +31 621-184-585