Lexent Metro Connect, a provider of dark fiber networks in the New York Metropolitan area, has named Walter Cannon as director of enterprise sales. Cannon will also preside over indirect sales for Lexent.
Cannon is responsible for leveraging his technology sales experience to further grow Lexent’s core dark fiber business. Lexent’s focus is in building ultra-low-latency routes within the New York and New Jersey metro areas to serve its financial, enterprise business and carrier clients.
With more than 20 years’ experience in technology sales and executive management, Cannon has held numerous senior level sales and management positions within IT, technology and equipment companies. Prior to joining Lexent, Cannon was vice president for TCG SecureZone, where his experience in IT security and software helped establish strategic relationships with business and enterprise clients. Prior to TCG, Cannon was managing director of F1 Group where he was instrumental in implementing a Device Remediation Program and meeting the company’s sales goals.