Bruce Downing

Managing Director of Asia and South Africa

Bruce Downing relocated to Singapore to join ShoreTel in 2012 and is responsible for the company’s Asia and South African business. He has worked in the IT and telecommunications industry for more than 20 years.

Prior to coming to ShoreTel, from 2000 until 2012, Downing was at Cisco in South Africa where he was operations director, initially responsible for Cisco’s enterprise business and later took responsibility for Cisco’s mobile business focusing on mobile operators and related new business models. He also managed Cisco’s business with the MTN Group, Africa’s largest mobile operator spanning 21 countries across Africa and the Middle East.

Before his tenure at Cisco, he worked at Singapore Technologies, Enterasys, IBM and AT&T.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer data processing from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa.