AireSpring Strengthens Executive Leadership Team with Addition of New Senior Vice President of IT

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Former IBM Group CIO Joins AireSpring Team in Newly Created Position

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Yang is a fantastic addition to our strategic plan as we continue to solidify AireSpring’s position as a leading provider of Global Managed Communications and IT services. We are continuing to make large investments in our proprietary operational and back office systems.

LOS ANGELES, CA – January 27, 2020 -- AireSpring, a leading Managed Communications Provider and Supplier of Managed Network and IT services, is pleased to announce that Yang Yu has joined its executive team as Senior VP of Information Technology. In this newly created role, Mr. Yu brings his deep experience in IT governance, enterprise transformation, software deployment, and solution delivery architecture.

Mr. Yu spent over 15 years in various roles with IBM, rising from Systems Engineer with IBM Global Services to Delivery Project Executive for IBM’s Business Transformation Program. In this position he was project executive for implementation of the Blue Harmony software application, initially in China and Germany, then rolling out through IBM worldwide. Following the success of this project, Mr. Yu was promoted to the role of IBM Group Asia Pacific CIO for China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Following his years at IBM, Mr. Yu served as CIO for Prolacta Bioscience, a pioneer in providing human milk-based nutritional products for premature infants in the neonatal ICU. In each of these roles, he has built a stellar record in managing business simplification, transformation and technology enablement with special focus on business data analytics, data management and planning.

“We are very excited to welcome an IT superstar like Yang Yu to our executive team at AireSpring,” stated Avi Lonstein, AireSpring CEO. “Yang is a fantastic addition to our strategic plan as we continue to solidify AireSpring’s position as a leading provider of Global Managed Communications and IT services. We are continuing to make large investments in our proprietary operational and back office systems, such as our industry leading QuoteSpring™ real-time, online quoting tool,” added Mr. Lonstein. “Yang will be an evangelist as we take our award-winning back office systems to the next level. We believe Mr. Yu’s extensive background in solution architecture and strategy, resource management, along with his experience in global markets, is an ideal fit and a tremendous asset to our future growth.”

“I saw AireSpring had a very exciting workplace atmosphere, full of passionate people who really understand the business,” commented Mr. Yu. “The company is moving at a very fast pace, unlike a lot of telecom enterprises,” added Mr. Yu. “I look forward to collaborating on the advanced products and services we provide and enhancing the innovative environment AireSpring has created to best serve our partners and customers as we initiate and deliver the next stage of telecom technology.”

Mr. Yu holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Management from the University of California, Riverside, as well as an MBA with emphasis in Management Information Systems (MIS) and Finance from the prestigious Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Additionally, Mr. Yu has added certifications including the Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute, and certification in IT Architecture from The Open Group, a global technology standards consortium.
About AireSpring

Founded in 2001, AireSpring is an award-winning Managed Communications Provider and supplier of Managed Network and IT Services, serving thousands of businesses nationwide. AireSpring provides fully managed and connected end-to-end, next-generation solutions for multi-location enterprise customers. Services include Global SD-WAN, SD-WAN, AirePBX™ Cloud Business Phone Systems, AireContact® Cloud Contact Center, SIP Trunking, MPLS, Disaster Recovery, Managed Security, and Business Internet. AireSpring’s solutions are offered through a diversified network of channel partners that includes distributors, master agents, managed service providers (MSPs), and value-added resellers (VARs). AireSpring’s services are delivered over its nationwide, fully meshed network, providing customers an integrated, end-to-end solution from a single vendor.

AireSpring has received numerous industry awards for “Excellence in Customer Service,” “Next-Gen Solution Provider,” “Top Midmarket Vendor Executive,” “UCaaS and SD-WAN Product of the Year,” “Best Telecom Deal,” “Best in Show,” and “Top Channel Program.” AireSpring is privately held, diversified, debt-free, and renowned in the industry for delivering a broad range of innovative cloud communications and connectivity solutions with white glove service that extends throughout the entire customer lifecycle. To find product information or to become an AireSpring partner or agent, please visit http://www.airespring.com or contact us at (888) 389-2899.

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