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ShoreTel Appoints New Board Member

Shane Robison, Former Fusion-io CEO and Former HP CTO and Chief Strategy Officer brings deep strategy and technology expertise
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SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Feb. 12, 2015 – ShoreTel® (NASDAQ: SHOR), the leading provider of brilliantly simple phone systems and unified communications (UC) solutions, today announced the appointment of Shane Robison to its board of directors as of February 12, 2015. He has also been appointed as a member of the Compensation Committee.  Also effective February 12, 2015, Gary Daichendt resigned from the board of directors.

Robison was CEO of Fusion-io until its purchase by SanDisk in July 2014. Previously he spent nine years at HP and two years at Compaq, including roles as executive vice president, chief technology officer, and chief strategy officer. Robison was the president of Internet technology and development at AT&T Labs where he was responsible for the development of the company’s common, open IP platform. For four years Robison served senior management roles in Engineering and R&D at Cadence Design Systems, and worked for eight years at Apple Inc. in a variety of positions in the personal interactive electronics, Macintosh desktop products, and advanced technology divisions.

“We’re very pleased to welcome Shane to the ShoreTel board.  He brings to ShoreTel a unique blend of high-level strategic expertise coupled with decades of hands-on experience in technology development and product introduction,” said Chuck Kissner, chairperson of the ShoreTel board.

“On behalf of ShoreTel, I would like to thank Gary for his eight years of service on the board, including three years as the chairperson.  We wish him the best as he focuses more time on his other endeavors,” said Don Joos, president and CEO of ShoreTel.

“It has been a distinct honor and privilege to serve on the ShoreTel board. I look forward to the company’s continued success,” said Gary Daichendt.

Robison also serves on the board of Altera Corporation and previously was on the boards of Fusion-io and MACC Private Equities.  He holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in computer science from the University of Utah.


About ShoreTel

ShoreTel, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHOR) is a leading provider of brilliantly simple IP phone systems and unified communications solutions powering today’s always-on workforce. Its flexible communications solutions for on-premises, cloud and hybrid environments eliminate complexity, reduce costs and improve productivity. Recognized for its industry-leading customer experience and support, ShoreTel’s innovative business phones, application integration, collaboration tools, mobility, and contact center applications enable users to communicate and collaborate no matter the time, place or device, with minimal demand on IT resources. ShoreTel is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and has regional offices and partners worldwide. For more information, visit

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