8×8 Names VP of Channel Sales

VoIP provider 8×8 Inc. has named Don Trimble vice president of channel sales.

Trimble will be responsible for developing and managing 8x8s emerging channel operators and will report to Kim Niederman, the companys senior vice president of worldwide sales.

Don is a top performing sales executive who brings a wealth of channel knowledge and expertise to 8×8,” Niederman said.  Im thrilled to welcome him to 8×8 as we implement the next phase of our enterprise sales initiative which is defined, in part, by the creation of an indirect sales model designed to deliver significant revenue opportunities for our channel partners.”

Trimble most recently served as vice president, North American Channel Sales at NComputing, where he developed and managed an initiative to drive sales through distributors, resellers and systems integrators.

He also has worked for Cisco Systems, 3Com Corp., Hewlett Packard and Polycom.

“This is an exciting time to be working with a company like 8×8 that is redefining traditional business communications practices with cloud-based solutions that offer valuable advantages to end users and an accompanying new revenue stream for resellers,” Trimble said in a statement. “I’m looking forward to establishing 8×8 as the go to cloud communications service provider working in partnership with channel organizations nationwide to accelerate the adoption of these powerful, money saving IP-enabled technologies.”

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