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Chicago-based cloud hosting company SingleHop today announced that Stephen Pace has joined the company as executive vice president of worldwide sales and channel. He will be responsible for guiding and expanding global sales efforts, leading a rapidly expanding sales team and building strong channel relationships for the company which provides infrastructure-as-a-service(IaaS) and computing services.
Established in 2006, SingleHop currently has clients in 114 countries, two Chicago-area data centers and more than 10,000 servers online. In 2011, the company was ranked 25th on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies in America.
"We have exciting plans for 2013, adding more innovative products and expanding our footprint," said Zak Boca, SingleHop president and CEO. “Steve's proven track record as a leader will be invaluable as we continue growing the business, so we're delighted to have him join our team."
Pace brings more than 25 years of experience in technology sales to the SingleHop management team. In addition to his extensive experience in the hosting industry as vice president of sales and marketing for Navisite, Pace also has deep roots in the enterprise security space, having previously served as senior vice president of sales and services at Core Security Technologies. He was also a founding member and senior vice president of worldwide operations for Chosen Security Inc.
“I’m very excited to be joining SingleHop because of its rapid growth and its industry leading commitment to customer satisfaction," Pace said. “The company is a pioneer in the use of automation to streamline business operations for itself and its customers, including its recent release of Security Accelerator. This positions SingleHop for continued leadership as the global movement to cloud-based resources continues to accelerate and gain momentum."