SUNNYVALE, CA, October 22, 2007 - ShoreTel, Inc., (NASDAQ: SHOR), a leading provider of enterprise IP telephony solutions, today announced that Mark Bregman and Ken Denman have joined ShoreTel's board of directors as its newest members. Bregman serves as the executive vice president and chief technology officer of security technology leader Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC). There he is responsible for Symantec Research Labs, emerging technologies, architectures, standards and developing the technology strategy of the company. Ken Denman serves as chairman and CEO of iPass (NASDAQ: IPAS) where he drives next-generation strategies for platform-based enterprise mobility services. Both bring significant management expertise and experience growing companies into market leaders.
"We're thrilled to have leaders of Mark's and Ken's caliber joining our board," said John W. Combs, ShoreTel's president and CEO. "As ShoreTel continues to expand, their insight and proven experience in guiding enterprises through multiple stages of growth will serve us well."
Bregman's tenure includes leadership positions from which he guides Symantec's advanced research, international development centers and technical sales teams. Bregman joined Symantec through the company's merger with VERITAS Software. At VERITAS, Bregman served as chief technology officer and was responsible for cross-product integration, advanced product development, merger and acquisition strategy and engineering development centers around the world. He also served as the VERITAS executive vice president in charge of product operations since joining the company in 2002. Bregman holds a bachelor's degree in Physics from Harvard College and a master's degree and doctorate in Physics from Columbia University. He is a member of the Visiting Committee to the Harvard University Libraries, a member of the American Physical Society, and a senior member of IEEE.
Denman's career spans more than 20 years in the global telecommunications and IT industries. Under his leadership, iPass has tripled its revenues, completed an initial public offering, and evolved from a single product company into a provider of platform-based, software-enabled services. Before joining iPass, Denman was founder, president and CEO of AuraServ Communications, a venture-backed managed/hosted broadband services provider. Previously, Denman served as senior vice president of Media One's National Markets Group and chief operating officer - Wireless of Media One International in London. He holds an M.B.A. from the University of Washington, where he now serves on the Michael G. Foster School of Business Advisory Board, and a B.S. in Accounting from Central Washington University.
About ShoreTel, Inc.
ShoreTel is a leading provider of enterprise IP telephony solutions. ShoreTel voice systems provide customers with a number of key benefits, including ease of use, manageability and lower total cost of ownership than alternative solutions. ShoreTel's distributed software architecture and switched-based hardware platform extend enterprise-class voice services to every office and outpost, keeping employees fully connected wherever they go. Founded in 1996, ShoreTel has achieved broad industry recognition for its technology and high customer satisfaction. For the last four years, IT executives surveyed by Nemertes Research, an independent research firm, have rated ShoreTel highest in customer satisfaction among leading enterprise telecommunications systems providers. A select, worldwide group of channel partners provide service and support. ShoreTel is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and has regional offices in the United Kingdom, Sydney, Australia and Munich, Germany. For more information, visit http://www.shoretel.com/ or call 1-877-80SHORE.