People on the Move

Features people taking new jobs or getting promoted in the industry.


RCN CEO Gets Extension, Chairman to Retire

RCN Corp. said Thursday that its board of directors has renewed Peter Aquino as president and CEO. Aquino will get a three-year extension. The company also said James Mooney, who has served as executive chairman of RCN since 2005, has completed his service and has decided to retire from the board. Michael Katzenstein, an independent […]

ACC Business Names New Agent Manager

ACC Business has named Michael Pallies as agent manager in the Northeast market. In this position, Pallies will support existing agents and contract new agents to sell the data and voice services of ACC Business. Palliess responsibilities will include new sales revenues, training agents, order processing and agent support. Michael Pallies has a proven track […]

FiberLight Names VP of Sales

FiberLight said it has named Ray Potts its vice president of sales responsible for managing the development and relationships of distribution partners, including the recently announced relationship with NEF. Potts has 15 years of telecom experience and comes to FiberLight from Intelliverse where he was senior vice president of sales, responsible for all sales channels […]

eTelemetry Hires Five Regional Sales Directors

eTelemetry said Wednesday it has hired five regional sales directors. The new hires give VARs and channel partners improved access to local resources to expedite the sales process, enabling eTelemetrys customers to better utilize real-time business information from employee activity on their networks, said the company. eTelemetry said the hires were driven by the success […]

Motorola CTO Heads to Cisco

Just days after Motorolas CEO said he will step down, Chief Technology Officer Padmasree Warrior also has left the company and will assume the same position at Cisco Systems Inc. Motorola confirmed Monday that she was no longer with the company and Cisco announced her appointment Tuesday. Motorola CEO Ed Zander said Nov. 30 he […]

Whaleback Opens Sales Office in Atlanta, Names Regional Channel Manager

Whaleback Systems announced today the expansion of its CrystalBlue Voice service into the Southeast with the opening of a regional sales office in Atlanta, and named Jim Fitzgerald as regional channel manager for the Southeast. Whaleback also announced that telecommunications services company Phone Worx Inc. of Buford, Ga., and Canopy Communications Inc. of Lilburn, Ga., […]

COMPTEL Names Two to Fill Roles of President, CEO

COMPTELs board of directors today named the associations new CEO and new president. Matthew Salmon, a former U.S. Congressman and Arizona gubernatorial candidate, will become president in January. Jerry James, who has served as interim CEO since June, takes the helm as CEO. Cementing James as a COMPTEL leader wasnt a surprise. Even though hes […]

Personality+: Touchdown Telecom — David Carter

Martin Group Inc.s territory sales manager David Carter has been tackling telecom sales for 20-plus years, but before that he spent nine years in the NFL as a center and guard seven with the Houston Oilers and two with the New Orleans Saints. David says his years in the NFL allowed him to play with […]

Cistera Joins Cisco ISPN, Names Channel Manager

Cistera Networks Inc. said it is joining Ciscos Industry Solutions Partner Network (ISPN), and also named a global channel programs manager to focus on the ISPN. Cistera is now an authorized Cisco ISPN partner for vertical markets including government, education, healthcare, finance and retail. The company said it named Darlene Smith as global channel programs […]

TMone Names New CEO

TMone has appointed John Fellows as chairman and CEO, the company said Monday. The Iowa-based companys co-founder, Anthony Marlowe, who has been CEO since its inception in 2002, will become president and chief marketing officer. Fellows, 43, recently served as president and CEO of Bell Industries Inc. (AMEX:BI) a diversified services company. During his time […]

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