People on the Move

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

 

Changes in Global Crossing Channel Nominal, Sources Say

Global Crossing Ltd. today laid off several employees that supported the companys channel program, according to sources close to the company. The reduction impacted less than five people in executive and support roles; names were not disclosed. The action touched off rumors that Global Crossing was making sweeping changes to its indirect sales strategy. PHONE+ […]

LifeSize Adds Senior Marketing and Sales Leaders to Executive Team

LifeSize, the high-definition video communications company, recently announced that two senior executives have joined LifeSize to bolster the companys global marketing, sales and support organizations. Adam Taylor, formerly with Avid Technology, has been named executive vice president of worldwide sales and customer service; and John Doyle, who previously was with Secure Computing Corp., has been […]

Patrick K. Brant Named CEO and President of SkyPort Global Communications

Patrick K. Brant recently has joined SkyPort Global Communications Inc. as CEO and president. Brant most recently served as CEO and president of Loral Skynet, the satellite operations unit of Loral Space & Communications Inc. He has been an advisor to SkyPorts board of directors for the past three months. Brant assumes the new executive […]

What Users Want

A FEW YEARS AGO, Mel Gibson did a movie called What Women Want, where through one of those accidents that only happens in the movies, his chronic womanizing character suddenly was able to read the minds of every woman he encountered. While at first he saw it as a bonanza in continuing his philandering ways, […]

Rockin the Channel:

The band plays Drais at the Barbary Coast Casino at the Channel Partners Expo in Las Vegas earlier this year. The OC-192 Band members dont want to work they just want to bang on their drums all day! If youve been to a telecom event in past decade, chances are youve seen Bruce Barnes, Greg […]

AT&T Chief Whitacre to Retire

AT&T Inc. CEO Edward Whitacre, who turned SBC into the country’s largest carrier and is one of the most polarizing and controversial figures in telecom, plans to retire June 3. His long-time protégé, COO Randall Stephenson, will take over as chairman and CEO. Whitacre made the announcement Friday morning during a shareholders meeting in San […]

OSG Billing Services Executive Named to RCA Board

OSG Billing Services said Thursday Ron Whaley, vice president of sales and marketing, has been elected as an associate member to the board of directors for the Rural Cellular Association (RCA). OSG Billing Services has been a member of RCA for more than six years. Whaley has been a participant on the Business Development Committee […]

CommPartners Names New President

CommPartners has named Gregory K. Roeper president. We are very pleased that an industry leader with Gregs experience and record of accomplishment has joined CommPartners as we advance from our start-up phase to scalable and profitable growth, said David S. Clark, CEO and co-founder of CommPartners. Clark said the addition of Roeper will allow him […]

Comstar Interactive Adds Executive

Comstar Interactive has named Jody Latimer vice president of business development, where he will be accountable for sales, establishing new business partners and developing product opportunities. Latimer was director of sales at Way Systems where he was instrumental in introducing Way’s MTT terminal to the marketplace. He also has served in sales and management positions […]

Agent Alliance Names New Board

The Agent Alliance, a buying consortium and professional association of agents, elected new officers and expanded its executive board for 2007-2008. At its March 4 meeting concurrent with the Channel Partners Conference & Expo, the group elected Ben Humphreys, president and CEO of Comtel Communications, as its president. Daryl Heller, president and CEO, Premier Companies […]

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