PHOENIX, Ariz. – January 6, 2011 – IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, announced today the appointment of three new executives: Rick Crutchley, Vice President, Western Region Sales; Rich Nisivoccia, Vice President, Eastern Region Sales; and Elizabeth Kubycheck, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications. The hires come following the strong demand for modular data center deals and to support the company’s further global expansion and leadership position in the data center industry.
On making the announcement, Anthony J. D’Ambrosi, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of IO said, “We are seeing incredible demand for our modular data center technology platform. We are continuing to invest in our customer-facing teams; attracting top industry talent. We look forward to accelerating customer traction even more in 2012 with this talented team.”
Rick Crutchley, as Vice President, Western Region Sales, is responsible for leading IO’s efforts to rapidly expand its Data Center 2.0 modular hardware and software business in the Western Region. Mr. Crutchley joins IO from Corelink Datacenters, where he most recently served as Vice President Global Sales. Bringing over 14 years of experience in senior sales roles at companies including CyberTrails and SunGuard, Mr. Crutchley has played an instrumental role in the success of organizations in the technology industry. With Mr. Crutchley’s appointment, Kindra Martone, now serves as Chief of Staff for IO. Ms. Martone has been with IO and the founding team for nearly a decade and continues to play an integral part of IO’s success.
Bringing over 20 years of experience, Rich Nisivoccia, as Vice President, Eastern Region Sales, leads the sales team responsible for the largest modular data center in existence, IO New Jersey. Mr. Nisivoccia has extensive experience leading sales teams at some of the largest players within the IT industry including Cisco and IBM. Mr. Nisivoccia graduated from local educational institutions and received his B.S. from NJIT and MBA from Rutgers.
Elizabeth Kubycheck, as Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications, is responsible for providing executive leadership and management for IO’s global marketing strategy and communications initiatives. Ms. Kubycheck joins IO with more than 13 years of international and domestic marketing, communications and sales support leadership in Global 2000 public companies. Most recently Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Sales Operations at CIBER Inc., Ms. Kubycheck was responsible for all divisional marketing, communications, partnership development and sales operations for the 1.1B IT Services firm.
IO designs, engineers and delivers data center infrastructure for the world’s largest enterprises, governments and service providers. IO owns and operates data centers for hundreds of customers, and has leveraged this experience to build a next-generation Data Center 2.0 technology platform. IO Anywhere modular data centers provide enterprise-class infrastructure that can be delivered as Data Center as a Service and rapidly deployed as a product to customer sites anywhere in the world. IO developed the first data center infrastructure operating system, IO OS, to provide the intelligent control needed to maximize utilization, resiliency and energy efficiency. IO is a privately held company headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz.
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