25-Year Telecommunications Industry Veteran to Help Spur Additional Growth of Company’s Data, Voice, Security, and Hosted IT Services
PLEASANTON, Calif. – June 22, 2012 – MegaPath Corporation, one of the leading providers of managed data, voice, and security services in North America, today announced the appointment of Jeffrey Pearl as Senior Vice President of Sales. In this role, Pearl will oversee the strategic direction and day-to-day management of MegaPath's direct, indirect, and field sales operations.
Pearl has more than 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, including CEO and EVP Sales and Marketing with publicly traded company ICG Communications, along with senior roles at Qwest Communications, Frontier Communications and Worldcom. In 2005, Pearl co-founded his first business, LineSider Communications, which specialized in secure VoIP communications and was sold to Cisco in 2010.
Pearl came to MegaPath through the January 2012 acquisition of IP5280, a cloud-based IP communications provider specializing in VoIP and converged IP voice, video, and data services for business customers. He was the co-founder of IP5280 and helped position the company as one of the larger Internet Telephony Service Providers (ITSP) of hosted high-definition VoIP to small and medium businesses nationwide.
"We are thrilled to welcome someone of Jeffrey's experience and caliber to our executive team," said Dan Foster, President of Business Markets, MegaPath. "By continuing to invest in our network and our people, we are strongly positioned to offer the most complete set of data, voice, security, and hosted IT services in North America."
MegaPath is a leading business communications and network provider that helps businesses fully leverage the cloud. MegaPath’s award-winning service portfolio includes Voice, Unified Communications, SD-WAN, WiFi, and Internet services, backed by dedicated project management and 100% US-based technical support. MegaPath is uniquely positioned to deliver custom managed solutions to businesses that desire a broad range of high-value services from a single nationwide provider. With over twenty years of expertise, MegaPath empowers businesses of all sizes to simplify operations, improve communications, increase productivity, and lower costs.
To learn more about MegaPath’s leading service offerings, please visit www.megapath.com.
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