news For Business Announces Additional Industry Veterans Join Enterprise Solutions and Channel Support Teams

PRESS RELEASE — CLOUD PARTNERS — (Booth 1151), announced the appointment of three new senior executive business development positions. Executive Vice President of Business Markets Brad Dupee recruited top industry veterans to spearhead enterprise sales and channel growth for the global company.

“ is thrilled to announce the hiring of outstanding industry talent as we grow the For Business brand,” said Dupee. “This combined experience in business development, strategy, and management for technology-enabled conferencing significantly strengthens our ability to scale and expand our relationships with large companies coast to coast.”

Business users from more than 800,000 businesses and leaders in nearly all of the Fortune 500 use The company launched For Business earlier this year to provide high-quality customized corporate conferencing solutions with unified management tools, including reporting and analytics.

Headquartered in Long Beach, California, was recently named one of the Top Conferencing Providers Worldwide by Wainhouse Research. The company has experienced a steep growth trajectory by doubling its minutes and its workforce in less than five years.

“Our team is energized and inspired by the opportunity to completely disrupt the pricing in a market that is ripe for revolutionary change,” said President Bob Wise. “Recent shifts in telecommunications behavior and pricing enable us to offer high-quality conferencing services to business clients at up to 80 percent less than their current spend.”

Business Solutions Executive Mercedes Bankston joins For Business to focus on providing customized white-label, secure conferencing at the industry’s lowest prices. She brings more than 10 years of sales experience to her new role. She previously consulted with hospitality and health care clients to address business solutions at Black Box Network Services. Bankston also held senior-level sales and consulting positions at NEC, Cisco, Oracle and Raindance Communications, later acquired by InterCall. She is actively involved in mentoring young women in technology.

Brandon Klein, director, strategic accounts, joins For Business from InterCall Inc., where he helped develop the company’s regional relationships and sales. Klein also has previous experience in channel and direct sales from PeopleTicker and GTT. For Business also welcomes New York-based Mark Steinberg as business solutions executive. He brings proven success in developing new enterprise business along with 23 years of expertise in the collaboration and unified communications industry. Prior to taking the role at, Steinberg directed channel sales for industry leaders including MeetingZone, Conference Plus/Arkadin, Navman Wireless, Panterra Networks and Premier Global Services.

“ delivers world-class results by providing the best user experience,” said Wise. “Our business solution does the same on a much larger scale. I look forward to working with our experienced team to set the pace for technology innovation in conferencing and collaboration industry.” is currently sourcing additional sales hires in Boston, Chicago and San Francisco. For more information, please visit our website.

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