MCE Systems Appoints Chief Strategy Officer

The company said Jim Hudak brings extensive experience in structuring, managing, and leading sales, business development, and partnership programs.

Israel-based software provider MCE Systems Ltd., with its U.S. office in Dallas, has appointed Jim Hudak as chief strategy officer. Hudak will focus on building and strengthening MCE’s channel partnerships and leading its AI initiatives.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Jim Hudak to the role of Chief Strategy Officer at MCE. His vast experience and proven track record in driving strategic growth and innovation make him the perfect fit for our team,” Yuval Blumental, CEO and founder of MCE, said in a statement. “Jim’s leadership will be instrumental in enhancing our channel partnerships and advancing our AI initiatives to create greater value for our customers and stakeholders in the telco ecosystem.”

The company said California-based Hudak brings extensive experience in structuring, managing, and leading sales, business development, and partnership programs. It said Hudak’s in-depth industry experience spans across consumer products, telecommunications, smart home, and logistics.

MCE said Hudak’s active involvement as an investor and adviser underlines his commitment to driving business growth through the application of new technologies and innovative market strategies.

Hudak formerly was general manager of Microsoft’s consulting group, focusing on their most strategic accounts. Other positions include managing director of Accenture Digital, specializing in AI and ML, and at Intel Corporation where he was GM of System Integration, enablement alliances, and strategic accounts.

“I am excited to transition from a strategic advisor to MCE, into a full-time role, working alongside such a talented and innovative team. MCE is well-positioned to further excel in the AI space with its cutting-edge, disruptive technology. This perfectly aligns with my vision for the future of the industry,” Hudak said.

Since 2005, MCE said it has been pioneering software and technology solutions for mobile operators and their partners in the telco and device ecosystem helping accelerate digital transformation of device-related journeys.

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