New Channel Executive Brings More Than 20 Years of Tech Industry Sales and Marketing Expertise to Align Channel Program with Corporate Growth and Customer Success Goals
Pleasanton, Calif., August 15, 2013 – MegaPath Corporation, a leading provider of managed data, voice, security and hosted IT services in North America, today announced the appointment of Matthew Hutchinson as Vice President of Channel Sales. In this role, Hutchinson will oversee the strategic direction and day-to-day management of MegaPath's worldwide channel sales operations.
MegaPath’s multi-tiered Channel Partner Program has been developed with the goal of supporting customer success at its core. Hutchinson is tasked with ensuring that MegaPath’s channel sales program continues to grow while offering its partners abundant sales and technology resources to address their customers’ communications and networking challenges. As a keystone of the MegaPath Channel Partner Program, VARs, master agents, solution providers, and independent IP consultants can participate at a level tailored to their specific business model. Whether selling strategic or support solutions, the program gives partners the opportunity to meet their unique business needs and objectives. Hutchinson will work closely with MegaPath’s sales partners to further align its corporate objectives with those of the channel and bring new and innovative service offerings to their customers.
"Matt brings with him years of experience and a highly successful track record of channel sales growth. We are thrilled to have him on board and know that he will be a strong asset to MegaPath,” said Dan Foster, President of Business Markets, MegaPath. "As we continue to invest in our award-winning Channel Partner Program, Matt will work closely with our partners to drive sales and customer success. He knows how to address the needs of the channel and will ensure that our partners have the right tools to give their customers a competitive edge in the marketplace today and in the future.”
Hutchinson has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry, having most recently served as Director of Sales and Channel Marketing for 8x8. He has also held executive channel positions at Logitech, Hewlett Packard and HJN telecom in addition to a variety of other sales and marketing roles at Clarity, a Division of Plantronics Inc., Nortel, Lucent and CellularONE Boston.
Hutchinson holds a B.A. in International Relations from Syracuse University and an MBA from The University of New Mexico with a concentration in Technology Management. He resides in the bay area of Northern California.
MegaPath operates one of the largest end-to-end communications networks in the country, providing both commercial and wholesale services. The company provides a full range of data, voice, security and hosted IT services for small, medium and enterprise businesses nationwide, as well as wholesale solutions to the carrier and service-provider markets. MegaPath helps businesses easily and securely communicate between their headquarters, employees and business partners to lower costs, increase security and enhance employee productivity. To learn more about MegaPath’s managed IP data, voice, security and hosted IT services, please visit www.megapath.com.
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