eZuce Expands Sales and Marketing Team
New VP of Channel Sales and Senior Director of Marketing join the eZuce North America team.
- (1888PressRelease) May 09, 2012 - eZuce Inc., the leading provider of open unified communications for enterprise social business and collaboration, today announced that they've expanded their sales and marketing team with two senior new hires, reflecting the substantial growth of the company as more companies move their communications to the cloud. The new hires come as part of an overall expansion, which includes adding more staff and signing new partners to sell the company's industry-leading suite of open communication tools.
John Drolet is the new VP of Channel Operations for eZuce Inc. In his role John will be focused on working with the various channel partners in the EZ Partner Community. Mr. Drolet has over 28 years' experience in the Communications Industry. He has led small and large organizations in their go to market effort, helping design and implement successful sales programs through direct, indirect and carrier channels, recruit and foster team members and help to drive early stage revenue.
His background ranges from helping to run a $23 million dollar VAR in New England (USTeleCenters) to helping to form and grow several prominent IP telephony companies. This includes NBX acquired by 3com Corporation, Citel Technologies, Ascendent systems acquired by RIM and Aastra USA. At Aastra he built a team which introduced a full line of Open Standard IP telephony products to the market which helped to place Aastra among the industry leaders in the market segment.
Christina Inge joins eZuce as the Senior Director of Marketing. Ms. Inge has over 14 years' experience in marketing, with a strong focus on content and digital media. She's served in roles of increasing responsibility at a variety of technology organizations, including Reed Elsevier, where she was a research analyst covering the engineering sector, and Spinwave Systems, where she spearheaded all lead generation. A strong believer in the role of marketing within tech companies as a driver of education, she's shown strong leadership in social media, search, community-building, and web content. She's served for many years on the board of the American Marketing Association, Boston, as well as spearheading many educational efforts for the Boston tech community. Christina was awarded the Social Media Stars Award for her work in online community-building, as well as winning the first-ever FutureM Future of Marketing challenge.
"We're very happy to welcome John and Christina to the team. They bring a lot of value and are great individuals to help grow the eZuce brand. As we're seeing more and more of our customers seek to grow into being a social enterprise, we really need to walk the walk ourselves," says Martin Steinmann, founder and CEO of eZuce. "We're looking forward to moving into a new era of growing collaboration with our customers, service, and community, and expanding our team is the first step in this exciting expansion."
About eZuce, Inc.
eZuce, Inc. delivers open communications enabling social business and collaboration designed for mid to large enterprises. eZuce serves as the commercial support entity and primary contributor sponsoring SIPfoundry and the sipXecs open source project. eZuce counts as its customers some of the largest and innovativeseveral Fortune 500 companies as well as leading, system integrators, and partners. It is the first company to provide a SIP-based software only solution to enable Unified Communications-as-a-Service as the platform for next-generation, open UC architecture. For more information about eZuce, please visit our Web site at http://www.ezuce.com
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