People on the Move

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

Personality+: Channel Manager a Reality Star

Aviv Melmed wanted her MTV. Well, actually, her brother did. This channel manager for iTEMize Technologies has her little brother, Alon, to thank for the experience of a lifetime. He dragged her to audition for an MTV reality show, and she was picked to do the show. iTEMize’s Aviv Melmed MTV’s Real World/Road Rules Fresh […]

Cedar Point Names Marketing VP

Cedar Point Communications, a provider of integrated VoIP switching technologies for service providers and enterprise telecommunications operators, announced today that Jeff Walker has been named vice president of marketing. Walker will be responsible for leading the product marketing, product management, corporate communications and customer-facing application engineering teams. Walker has spent the majority of a 30-plus-year […]

MicroCorp Adds Insite Product Manager

MicroCorp Inc. has hired Dan Morford as product manager for its Insite inventory management software application. As product manager, Morford will be responsible for managing the pre-sales and post-sales support of the Insite application. In addition, he will help drive all product enhancements and work directly with MicroCorp’s application development staff. “I’m very enthusiastic about […]

Empire Technologies Expands Into Florida

Value-added reseller Empire Technologies LLC, an Avaya Platinum BusinessPartner and New Jersey-based provider of communications networks for businesses nationwide, recently opened a new office in Boca Raton, Fla. The new office will offer customers in the southeastern United States multiplatform communications solutions manufacturers such as Avaya, Cisco, Nortel and Siemens, as well as carrier and […]

Global Crossings Wagner Becomes XO Exec

XO Communications (XOHO) has snagged a key Global Crossing Ltd. (GLBC) exec as its new president of business services. Daniel Wagner takes his new post immediately, XO said on Thursday. “Dan knows how to attract and retain customers in a highly competitive industry,” said Carl Grivner, CEO of XO Communications. “We are thrilled to have such a […]

AccessOne Names Engineering Director

Access One Inc., a Chicago-based service provider, named Kevin Shannon as director of engineering, responsible for the company’s network planning, engineering, switching, information technology and translations teams. Shannon bring more than 13 years of industry experience to his new post. He joins Access One after serving as manager of switch engineering at CIMCO Communications, where […]

Reports: Former Autodesk CEO to Replace Yahoo!s Yang

A new CEO reportedly is set to take over at Yahoo Inc.! (YHOO). The Wall Street Journal and other outlets say the embattled Internet company has offered Jerry Yang’s job to Carol Bartz, 60. Don’t know the name, you say? Bartz hails from Autodesk, a drafting and design software company. She headed Autodesk for 14 years […]

Red Hat Names Sales VP

Open-source solutions provider Red Hat Inc. (RHT) has named Greg Symon as vice president and general manager of North American sales. With more than 25 years of business and sales experience, Symon will play a role in the development and execution of Red Hat’s North American sales strategy and growth, including driving scale through the channel […]

Novell Promotes Chief Out of Channel

Solution provider Novell (NOVL) has named Javier Colado as president of the company’s EMEA operations. Colado leaves Novell’s channel chief post, which he only took four months ago, vacant. Novell did not name his replacement, but said that John Dragoon, the company’s senior vice president and chief marketing officer, would manage channel operations for the time […]

Lightyear Adds National Wireless Sales Manager

Lightyear Network Solutions has added Jeff Kaufman as national wireless sales manager to grow wireless sales primarily through the agent channel. The company launched Lightyear Wireless last fall and says the solution has been well-received and continues to grow in popularity at a rapid pace. “We’re off to a great start,” said Kaufman. “The introduction […]

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