Gurmeet Lamba is COO and General Manager of Sentient’s Ascend business unit. Prior to joining Sentient, Gurmeet led the Riverbed product team for UCExpert – a monitoring solution for enterprise Unified Communications. He came to Riverbed with the acquisition of OPNET, which had previously acquired his company Clarus Systems, a firm specializing in VoIP/video management software.
As SVP of Product at Clarus Systems, Gurmeet was responsible for driving R&D, product management, technology innovation and services. Before joining Clarus, Gurmeet was Director of Engineering for Avaya’s Unified Communications business unit. Here he led the transition to next generation Unified Messaging, speech recognition & mobility applications. Gurmeet also held engineering leadership positions at Bell Labs, and is a recipient of the Bell Labs Presidents Award.
Gurmeet has a B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and an MS in Electrical Engineering (Robotics) from the University of Florida. He also completed the Executive Management Program at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.