Experienced Sales and Marketing Leaders Join To Help Accelerate Adoption of Cloud-Based Voice Platforms
Lindon, UTAH, May 6, 2013 – Alianza, the leader in cloud-based voice platforms, announced today that two experienced industry veterans have joined the executive team to help steer the next phase of growth for the company. Joining Alianza are Mark Gardner as Vice President of Global Sales and Kevin Mitchell as Vice President of Marketing.
“Kevin and Mark are perfect additions to our team,” stated Brian Beutler, CEO and co-founder of Alianza. “Their experience and skills will be instrumental in helping our customers rapidly launch and successfully deliver IP communication services.”
In his new role, Gardner will oversee all sales and customer engagement activities across the globe. He joins from Mavenir where he led North American sales for the company’s IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) and Voice over LTE (VoLTE) solutions portfolio. He previously held sales leadership positions at telecommunications companies including Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson and IP Wireless.
Mitchell is responsible for Alianza’s overall marketing strategy and execution of all communications, field marketing and solution marketing activities. He previously led service provider product and solution marketing at Acme Packet and served as a principal analyst at Infonetics Research, driving coverage of Voice over IP (VoIP).
“Alianza is in position to substantially change how service providers deploy and manage voice services,” stated Mark Gardner, Alianza’s Vice President of Global Sales. “By partnering with Alianza, service providers can build a strong and clear business case for their VoIP and IMS service portfolios.”
“The convergence of broadband, VoIP and cloud technologies offers a radical new approach to next generation voice,” commented Kevin Mitchell, Vice President of Marketing, Alianza. “Our wholesale SaaS model eliminates capital expenditures and allows service providers to reliably profit from their voice offerings.”