Tim Gentry is a thought leader in value chain disruption and protection measurements. His body of work exhibits a true understanding of how to leverage market forces to extract and defend value. He currently is the COO of Perfecta, a secure Unified Communications and Cyber SaaS business for enterprise customers. He sits as an Adjunct faculty at Georgetown University and an advisor for several companies on understanding business transformation/growth. Tim has worked for several SaaS-based VoiceTech solutions companies that provided communication APIs to enterprise clients. Previously Tim was the Managing Director for Avaya Asia South Pacific (TPG Asset). He was based in Sydney, Australia, and headed the strategic leadership for Avaya ANZ as it delivered high-performance networks, new multi-channel communication solutions, and services to the Asia South Pacific marketplace.
Prior to Nortel / Avaya, Tim provided direction and management for the business design for Adelphia Business Solutions. Tim and his team focused on mergers and acquisitions actions for the parent company and the newly acquired companies; standardizing processes and go-to-market strategies to improve and streamline the service offerings available to Adelphia's customer base. Tim was also a Founder and Senior Managing Partner at VGE where he led the management consulting practice that enhanced productivity for clients and established best practices. In addition, he personally led the business process re-engineering and systems implementation of mission-critical financial and security infrastructures.
Tim holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Information Systems from Salisbury University, Master of Business Administration in both International Finance and Global
Information Technology from American University, Washington, District of Columbia and graduated from the Professional Leadership Development Program (PLD) at Harvard Business School, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Tim has competed in several championship races and sports matches. He recently competed in the Great Amazon Raft Race (Guinness Record event) and has medaled twice in the Budweiser World Cup for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.