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Press Release -- November 24th, 2014
Source: Optimum Lightpath

Lightpath Names Joseph Flynn Senior Vice President Of Sales

Flynn brings proven track record and more than a decade of experience serving in leadership roles at Lightpath to new position

JERICHO, NY, November 20, 2014 Lightpath®, a provider of Ethernet-based telecommunication and managed cloud services for New York metro area businesses, today announced the promotion of Joseph Flynn to Senior Vice President of Sales. In his new role, Flynn oversees the Lightpath sales operation, with responsibility for day to day leadership and management of all company sales functions.

“As telecom needs grow in complexity and demand for managed services surges, it is critical for our organization to get right to the heart of exactly what customers need to be successful today and in the future,” said Dave Pistacchio, president, Lightpath. “Joe has been instrumental in evangelizing for the entire sales organization the importance of understanding each customer’s story in order to best meet their changing needs. His deep experience serving Lightpath customers, continued success leading our sales teams and passion for connecting with customers makes him the ideal fit to drive our ongoing sales activity.”

Flynn joined Lightpath in 2001 as a major account manager, serving the company’s healthcare customers. In 2007, he became director of sales for government, education and healthcare, and was later promoted to director of sales for Long Island. Before his promotion to senior vice president, he was regional vice president of sales for Long Island, Westchester and New Jersey.

“It is an exciting time for Lightpath as the company continues to expand its lineup of managed services to solve the latest challenges that business throughout the New York metro area face,” said Flynn. “I’m thrilled to take over sales leadership for Lightpath as the company draws ever-closer to its customers, getting to the heart of each of their unique stories, what they need to thrive and the role that we can play in their success.”

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About Lightpath

Lightpath, a division of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE:CVC, news, filings), is an industry leader in providing advanced Ethernet-based data, Internet, voice, video transport solutions and managed services to businesses across the New York metropolitan area. The Lightpath network is a highly reliable, resilient, and scalable fiber-to-the-business-premises network extending more than 5,800 route miles connecting more than 7,000 fiber-lit locations. Exclusively focused on meeting customer needs in the world’s largest business market for 20 years, Lightpath has been continually recognized for its high level of customer service. Lightpath has been recognized by the New York State Public Service Commission for the last 16 consecutive years that it has issued Commendations of Excellence for service and quality. Lightpath has received many industry awards for innovation and leadership, including being named North American Regional Service Provider of the Year by MEF (Metro Ethernet Forum). For more information, visit

Charlstie Veith
Brian Baumley
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