Windstream, Verizon Alum Joins AireSpring

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AireSpring, the cloud communications and managed connectivity provider, has hired Tim Chenoweth, formerly of Windstream, as director of voice vendor management.

In his new role, Chenoweth is responsible for driving AireSpring’s wholesale voice business, using his experience and industry standing in vendor bilateral buy/sell relationships, expense optimization, contract negotiation and more. He previously was Windstream’s director of product management and network routing, wholesale.

AireSpring's Tim Chenoweth

AireSpring’s Tim Chenoweth

“I am excited to be a part of the AireSpring executive team, and look forward to furthering AireSpring’s commitment to providing a first-class, cost-competitive network to its valued customers,” he tells Channel Partners.

Chenoweth‘s 23-plus years of background experience, almost all on the wholesale side of the business, include a history of success in business development, product management and development, strategic pricing, contract management, reducing company operating expenses, carrier relations and vendor management.

Prior to Windstream, Chenoweth was director of carrier relations at ANPI and ANI Networks. He began his career in telecommunications working with Verizon, MCI and WilTel in various roles.

“Tim comes to us with an unmatched track record in voice vendor management and in building strong vendor relationships across our industry,” said Daniel Lonstein, AireSpring’s chief operating officer. “We are excited to welcome him as part of our growth-oriented executive team, as we continue to find more ways of serving our partners and customers.”

Earlier this week, AireSpring announced it has partnered with FiberNet Direct, a Crown Castle company, to offer its nationwide Ethernet Access connectivity.

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