CONCORD, CA – December 2, 2013 – LightRiver Technologies, Inc., a leader in the design and commissioning of fully-integrated, multi-technology, communications networks, proudly announced today that it has appointed industry leader Walt Paskowski as Senior Vice President of Vertical Sales. Walt’s is focused on driving new sales opportunities and serving LightRiver’s customers in Utility, Transit, State & Local Government, Public Safety and Research & Education markets.

Mr. Paskowski brings over 20 years of experience driving client-centric, mission-critical technology and business solutions, sales leadership and bottom line revenue contributions to LightRiver and its customers from best-of-breed transport equipment manufacturers, like Alcatel-Lucent and Harris Corporation. Walt has a background in Finance, Manufacturing, Operations and Sales.

“LightRiver is excited to welcome Walt Paskowski to the team,” said Mike Jonas, President, Global Sales & Marketing of LightRiver. “Walt’s success, breadth and depth of experience and customer focus are a natural fit for LightRiver as we deliver ever more comprehensive network solutions to our mission-critical transport clients.”


Bio: Walt Paskowski
Before joining LightRiver, Walt Paskowski was most recently the Vice President Sales for Harris Corporation – Public Safety and Professional Communications Division. Walt was responsible for all customers in the US & Canada. He led his team in serving the State & Local Government Public Safety, Utility and Transportation Markets. He was involved in helping these clients with all aspects of their business with a strong focus on their mission critical networking. He had been with Harris for just under 3 years coming from Alcatel-Lucent.

At Alcatel-Lucent he headed the Alcatel-Lucent Vertical Market Sales Team for the Americas. He had been with Alcatel-Lucent over 11 years focusing on serving the needs of his Energy, State & Local Government, and Transportation clients. Before running the sales team, Walt ran a solution development group that focused on creating solutions that helped solve real business problems and that group remains part of his organization today. Walt has a background in Finance, Manufacturing, Operations, and Sales and it is this wide range background that allows him to relate and help his clients with their business needs.

Walt has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Strayer University and another Bachelor of Science in Finance & Business Administration from the University of Connecticut.

You can reach Walt directly at

About LightRiver Technologies, Inc.
LightRiver Technologies designs, engineers and commissions next generation solutions for mission-critical clients that require the highest capacity, reliability and resiliency that today’s communications technology can deliver. An integrator of multi-vendor transport networks, LightRiver is an expert in Packet Optical Transport, MPLS, Carrier Ethernet, DWDM, 100G ROADM and Wireless Mesh. LightRiver delivers unique value with optimized turnkey solutions, carrier-grade quality and unparalleled customer care. For more information, please visit

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