Tony Simonsen

Soprano Leadership Team

Chief Operating Officer

Tony provides leadership and oversight of all field operations, including sales, marketing and customer support for Soprano’s global resale and direct channels. He has established a reputation as a visionary leader who has spent the last 20 years in a variety of senior leadership roles where he has driven large-scale cultural transformation, organisational effectiveness and sustained revenue growth for industry leading companies.

Most recently, Tony was the Vice President of Polycom ANZ, Japan and Korea where he improved sales processes, and established a strong marketing, channel and customer-focused organisation with a much improved brand presence. Prior to Polycom, Tony was Managing Director at Avaya ANZ, Managing Director of Equinix Australia & New Zealand and several years with document and shipping technology leader Pitney Bowes, where he held two roles – ANZ Managing Director and Enterprise Vice President for the Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa and Latin America markets. Tony also served in key leadership roles with technology companies Cisco and EMC.

Tony is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Director’s as well as the Australian Institute of Management. He also serves as a board member for the charity Every Little Bit Helps – a non-profit organisation founded to support homeless adults, youth and families.

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