Cologix Names Newman Chief Sales Officer

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Cologix, which launched a channel-partner program last year, has appointed Jay Newman as chief sales officer. He'll be responsible for the sales organization, customer advocacy and the company’s distribution strategy.

Cologix's Jay Newman“We are very pleased to welcome Jay to the Cologix team," said Grant van Rooyen, CEO, Cologix. “Jay has successfully cultivated distribution capabilities at companies in the data center space through transformational periods of growth. We are experiencing significant acceleration in our business – the time is right for Jay to join our team. He understands the industry and the needs of our customer verticals in both Canada and the United States which creates a strong fit with our platform."

Newman most recently served as SVP of global marketing and sales at Peer 1 Hosting, where he oversaw growth across the U.S., Canada and Europe. Prior to Peer 1, he held sales leadership positions at Rackspace Hosting and EMC Corp.

“I am very excited to join the Cologix team. Like many in the industry, I have been impressed at Cologix’s fast start, establishing the company as a major North American network neutral interconnection and data center provider in less than three years," said Newman.

Cologix is a network-neutral interconnection and colocation company headquartered in Denver. It has data centers in Dallas, Minneapolis, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver.

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