Tom Puorro, Executive Vice President, General Manager Group Systems, Plantronics
Tom Puorro serves as Executive Vice President, General Manager, Group Systems at Plantronics. In this role, Puorro leads the Group Systems team, which is responsible for audio and video collaboration solutions for the modern workplace.
Puorro joined Plantronics in 2018 and brings more than 25 years of Unified Communications (UC) experience. With an engineering background, Puorro’s leadership style applies deep knowledge of market dynamics and passion for leading teams to create contextual, continuous, and capability rich experiences for customers.
Prior to joining Plantronics, Puorro served as Vice President and General Manager of the Cisco Unified Communications Technology Group. As Vice President, Puorro oversaw the company’s video and voice endpoints, including all video phones, telepresence, and Tandberg, and led Cisco’s $2 billion strategic acquisition of BroadSoft, Inc.
Since starting his career as an engineer at Network Access Solutions, Puorro has held several leadership roles in engineering and product management and development at Cisco Systems and Microsoft Inc.