|By Marketwired .||
|September 16, 2013 07:00 AM EDT||
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/16/13 -- Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN), a leading provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced today that it has appointed Alastair Short as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary.
Mr. Short was most recently the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Better Place Inc., a company that designed and manufactured infrastructure for electric vehicles, which he joined in 2011. Prior to that, he served as Vice President and General Counsel for 3PAR, a global technology company, beginning in 2002. He assisted in taking 3PAR public in 2007 and was a key participant when the company was subsequently sold to HP in 2010. Mr. Short's experience includes senior legal positions with two start-up companies, MetaTV and Netigy, and he held a number of senior positions at Hitachi Data Systems, including Executive Vice President of Legal Affairs. Mr. Short has a L.L.B. from the University of Warwick, England.
"Alastair is a strong addition to our executive team with significant experience with technology companies, including start-ups and global enterprises. We look forward to his contributions to Infinera," said Tom Fallon, CEO.
Infinera is a leader in Intelligent Transport Networks. Intelligent Transport Networks help carriers exploit the increasing demand for cloud-based services and data center connectivity as they advance into the Terabit Era. Infinera is unique in its use of breakthrough semiconductor technology to deliver large scale Photonic Integrated Circuit (PICs) and the application of PICs to vertically integrated optical networking solutions that deliver the industry's only commercially available 500 Gb/s FlexCoherent super-channels. Infinera Intelligent Transport Network solutions include the DTN-X, DTN and ATN platforms. Find more at www.infinera.com.