PlanetOne Taps Windstream, AT&T Vets

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PlanetOne Communications has filled its expanding team with five new hires.

The Scottsdale, Arizona-based company moved into a bigger headquarters this spring to fit more employees. The master agent is increasing its headcount as it woos more MSPs than ever.

“We are thrilled to be expanding our team,” PlanetOne founder and CEO Ted Schuman said. “Each of these individuals comes with a tremendous amount of experience in driving channel partner success across the connectivity and cloud sectors. We look forward to leveraging their expertise to further deepen the already strong relationships we have with our channel partners and providers.”

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PlanetOne’s James Green

James Green will serve as national mobility channel manager for PlanetOne. He most recently worked as senior national account manager for point-of-sale solutions provider InComm Control Products, and has also served lengthy stints at Microsoft and AT&T. He earned AT&T’s Summit Award in 2010 for finishing in the top 1% sales percentile for the West region.

Here’s our list of channel people on the move in June.
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PlanetOne’s Chevon Martin Khan

Chevon Martin Khan is the master agent’s new senior partner success manager. She brings a deep UCaaS background, having spent the previous nine years at Mitel, where she finished as a UC customer success manager.

The second new senior partner success manager is Jackie Martinez, who came over from Windstream. Martinez enjoyed a 17-year tenure at that company (originally Paetec). She’s one of nearly a dozen former Windstream employees who have joined master agents in the last year (including Telarus and TBI).

Partner success manager Derek Solorzano joins the company from rival master agent TBI. He’s a former senior support specialist who boasts skills in, account management and sales.

Taylor Anderson, a recent graduate of Northern Arizona University, will serve as a commissions analyst for PlanetOne.

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