People on the Move

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

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 […]

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 […]

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