People on the Move

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

New Global Crossing Channel Exec Wants Face Time

Face time with the channel is the prevailing strategy for Charles Murray, the new vice president of indirect channels for Global Crossing Ltd. Global Crossing’s Charles Murray In mid-April, Murray filled the post just a week after it was vacated by Jeff Callahan, who left the post after only a year on the job. Callahan’s […]

CompTIA Names New Chief

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), a trade association for the world’s IT industry, announced that Todd Thibodeaux will become its next president and CEO. Thibodeaux, who spent the last 17 years with the Consumer Electronics Association, most recently as its senior vice president of industry relations, will succeed John Venator as president and CEO […]

Avaya Names Worldwide Channel Chief

Although Avaya recently announced plans to cut 400 jobs, the company announced Jeremy Butt has joined Avaya as vice president of worldwide channels. Butt will lead the company’s channel sales organization developing strategies and programs for more than 3,400 systems integrators, service providers, distributors, VARs and solutions providers. “As Avaya brings tighter focus to its […]

Personality+: Herb Guck — Living The Hive Life

Intelliverse Vice President Herb Guck works to procure and create the best customer offers possible, but he also can be heard buzzing about the art of apiculture. That’s right — Herb is a beekeeper. He stumbled into this hobby by chance, but he said it has turned out to be enjoyable, beneficial and profitable. Herb […]

TelePacific Adds Marketing Manager for Telepartner Channel

TelePacific Communications’ Telepartner channel has added Bita Milanian to its team as the senior manager of marketing to help support the business development and marketing efforts of the channel. She will be based in TelePacific’s Los Angeles headquarters. “We have many exciting upgrades planned for the second half of the year and Bita has the […]

Personality+: Working on the Fly – Howard Janzen

I know some of us can be in a hurry in the morning, but the CEO of CLEC One Communications flies to work – literally. Howard Janzen climbs into the cockpit every week to fly himself from his home in Kansas City, Kan., to Waltham, Mass., to be at the office. How’s that for a […]

Capitalizing on Colo: GCN Grows Agency with Global Colocation, Connectivity

China, Holland, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Sweden, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom – these are but a few of the exotic locations where Global Communication Networks Inc., Pompano, Beach, Fla., is contracted to set up colocation space for its clients this year. This is a surprising itinerary for a telecom agency that fulfilled its first colo […]

Global Crossing Names New Channel VP

Global Crossing Ltd. has named Charles Murray as the vice president of indirect channels, filling the post vacated by Jeff Callahan last week, according to company spokesman Richard Larris. Murray, whose appointment is effective immediately, previously served as vice president of sales engineering in Boston for the carrier. In addition, Larris said Kim Boedicker, program […]

The Blau Group Names President, CEO

The Blau Group, a public relations and marketing agency specializing in the communication and technology industries, has named David Goldstone president and CEO. He takes over the new role immediately. Goldstone brings 15 years’ executive-level management, marketing and public relations experience from companies like BellSouth, InterVoice, EarthLink, 3PV – Third Party Verification and First Marketing. […]

Callahan Out as Channel VP at Global Crossing

Jeff Callahan has left his post as vice president of indirect channels at Global Crossing Ltd., the carrier confirmed Thursday. Jeremy Jones, director of sales for the channel, said a replacement would be named in short order – within a day or two. Jones did not elaborate on the circumstances of Callahan’s departure from Global […]

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