Accelerated Networks of Moorpark, a communications and software development company, has hired Charles Vogt as vice president for worldwide sales.
Vogt is joining Accelerated from Lucent Technologies, where he was senior vice president responsible for Sprint and Sprint PCS.
Prior to Lucent, Vogt was assistant vice president of sales at Ascend Communications, responsible for business activity with emerging service providers.
Vogt will assume sales responsibility from Hitendra “Sonny” Soni, who previously was responsible for both business development and sales. Soni will now focus on expanding business development activities.