People on the Move

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

Dialogic Appoints Senior VP, Worldwide Sales

Dialogic Corp. has announced the appointment of Kevin Cook as senior vice president of worldwide sales. In this new capacity, Cook will be responsible for all product and service delivery channels for Dialogic, including Dialogic’s worldwide network of distributors, resellers, ISVs, OEMs and Sis. Most recently, Cook served as vice president, North America at Avaya […]

iTEMize Adds Channel Manager

iTEMize Technologies has announced it has hired Aviv Melmed as channel manager. The only person in this post, she will report to Mike Shonholz, director of channel sales, and they will together manage iTEMize’s national channel program. Melmed will be responsible for the growth of iTEMize’s indirect sales program as well as assisting in bringing […]

Avaya Changes Channel Chiefs

Avaya has announced that effective Oct. 1, Carol Giles Neslund, formerly with Seagate, will assume the role of North American channel vice president. She will report to Jeremy Butt, who was added as worldwide channel chief in June. Will the ever-changing roster now rest for a bit at Avaya?

IPtimize Names Worldwide Sales VP

IPtimize Inc., a broadband voice and data service provider, announced today that Mitch Garlock has joined the company as vice president, Worldwide Sales. With a background in broadband telecom and cable applications, Garlock will be spearheading the company’s sales operations across all industries and verticals, including the company’s involvement with the indirect channel. Joining IPtimize […]

Oracle Appoints Channel Chief

Oracle (ORCL) announced last weekend that company veteran Ted Bereswill has assumed the role of channel chief for North America, a spot vacated by Rauline Ochs in January. Oracle also recently announced upgrades and enhancements to its partner education and PRM tools.

Personality+: Sarah Stiens — Roll Playing

By day, PowerNet Global Communications’ enterprise marketing specialist, Sarah Stiens, pens press releases and advertisements and maintains the reseller’s Web site. But by night, she slips into another dimension — the world of roller derby — where she becomes Sahara Hazard. Sarah Stiens, aka Sahara HazardPhoto by: Jason Bechtel Inspired by cable television show “Rollergirls” […]

Oracle Ups Partner Education Strategy

Oracle (ORCL) has announced a new partner enablement strategy to provide expanded training and education choices through new Boot Camp formats, enhancements to the OPN Competency Center, new Partner Solution Kits and an updated Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) portal. The new education strategy utilizes new Web 2.0 constructs to enable more interaction and collaboration between Oracle and […]

Broadvox Beefs Up Partner Program

This summer Broadvox revamped its indirect sales channel program by naming a new channel chief and adding six sales directors. The changes are coincident with changes to the SIP trunking product lineup – repackaging, repricing and the addition of connectivity. Broadvox’s David Byrd David Byrd, who joined Broadvox as vice president of marketing in June […]

Accel Networks Names Western Region Channel Manager

Accel Networks, a provider of managed fixed wireless broadband services, has named Jim Miller as its channel manager for the western region. Miller previously managed both direct and indirect sales for the region; however, the company has added Michael Fox as regional director of sales for the western region. Fox will manage direct sales for […]

CompTIAs Chief Learns from Electronics Industry

The new chief of the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) promises to reinvigorate the IT industry trade association by borrowing some strategies hard-won during more than 17 years at the Consumer Electronics Association. Todd Thibodeaux becomes CompTIA’s chief Sept. 1. Todd Thibodeaux will take the reins as president and CEO on CompTIA Sept. 1; he […]

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