Lev Volftsun, a communications software expert with twenty years of experience in the worldwide telecommunications market, is the co-founder of Washington Capital Ventures (WCV) and has served as its Managing Partner since the fall of 2001. During that time he acted as CEO of Dynamicsoft, a SIP based software provider which has subsequently been acquired by Cisco Systems. Prior to launching WCV, Lev held the position of General Manager and Vice President of the Telephony Internet Services Unit at Cisco Systems from 1998 until late 2000. In 1996, Lev co-founded Lightspeed International, an innovator in voice signaling translation technology, where he remained as Chief Executive Officer until the companys acquisition by Cisco Systems in 1998.
Previously, Lev held senior leadership roles at MCI, Stratus, British Telecom and Concert, where he designed and developed a range of telephony products and platforms. These include MCIs Enhanced Voice Services platform, Advanced 800, and Vnet services. With Stratus, Lev had responsibility for the telephony platform architecture including systems for mobile and IN applications and developed unique IN solutions for a number of major telcos including ATT, Telecom Australia and Televerket. With British Telecom and MCI/Concert, he designed and implemented the first global intelligent network supporting a full set of services, including virtual voice, audio and video conferencing, call centers, calling card, voice processing and operator services. Lev has vast experience in overcoming the integration issues encountered in delivering worldwide telecommunications solutions and has a proven record of implementing designs which optimize available technologies that meet business objectives.
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