Alan Laing joined Acronis in May 2012 as General Manager, EMEA. Prior to Acronis, Alan served as Area Vice President of Western Europe for Avaya, a global leader in business collaboration systems, software and services. Prior to Avaya, Alan was Vice President and General Manager EMEA at Portal Software, a supplier of billing and customer management solutions for the telecommunications industry. Before Portal Software, Alan was CEO at Mediasurface. From 1994 to 2000 Alan assumed several senior management roles at Oracle, most recently as Vice President of Operations EMEA.