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Genesys hires execs from rivals Salesforce, Twilio and Microsoft

Competition in the call center industry is red-hot as providers of all stripes see a role in transforming customer service.

Tony Bates, CEO of Genesys
Tony Bates arrived at Genesys as CEO after hopscotching through various parts of the tech industry.
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The new additions highlight CEO Tony Bates' focus on the cloud, as well as the importance AI will play in the company's future as competitors line-up to try to topple the legacy provider.

The hires include:

  • Brett Weigl as senior vice president of product management for digital and AI. Weigl was previously the vice president of product management at Salesforce.
  • Amy Roberge as vice president of technical solutions engineering for multicloud. Roberge was previously the director of contact center sales engineering at Twilio.
  • Liam McDwyer as vice president of commercial operations for digital and AI. McDwyer was previously a director of customer success at Microsoft.
  • Alex Bon as head of investor relations. Bon was previously the senior manager for investor relations at Salesforce.
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