A decisive leader who coaches his teams to “play to win,” Raymond P. Dolan was named president and CEO of Sonus in 2010. Ray brings 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry and his own passionate style of thoughtful, deliberate leadership.
Ray’s background includes:
Executive leadership roles at QUALCOMM/Flarion Technologies Prior to its acquisition by QUALCOMM in 2006, Chairman and CEO of Flarion COO of NextWave Telecom Leadership positions at BellAtlantic/NYNEX Mobile (predecessor to the current Verizon) Manager of Network Operations at PacTel Cellular A U.S. Naval Academy graduate with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Ray was an officer in the U.S. Marine Corp. and spent more than seven years as a tactical jet pilot.
Ray is also a Board Member of American Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT) and holds a M.B.A. degree from the Columbia University School of Business.
A quote that reflects his personal and business philosophy is from US President Theodore Roosevelt – “Better to dare mighty things, win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure … than rank with poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.”