Veteran Global Channel Leader Joins AireSpring’s Executive Team as Senior Vice President of Channel Sales

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John Young assumes role of Channel Chief to lead AireSpring global expansion

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We are thrilled to have a deeply experienced global channel sales executive such as John join our executive team. John’s vision and leadership have been instrumental in driving innovation and growth within the Channel where he is well respected.

AireSpring, a leading Managed Communications Provider and Supplier of Managed Network and IT services, is pleased to announce that John Young has assumed the role of Senior Vice President of Channel Sales. In this role, Mr. Young will be responsible for leading the global channel sales team and will spearhead management of current and future channel partnerships, overseeing existing and new relationships with master agencies, MSPs, VARs, and sub-agents.

Prior to joining AireSpring, Mr. Young spent over 13 years at NetFortris where he was promoted to Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Global Channel Chief. In this role, his broad range of responsibilities included both Enterprise and Channel sales, Channel Marketing and Account Management. Mr. Young joined NetFortris as a result of their acquisition of Fonality in 2018. Young served as Senior Vice President of Global Sales at Fonality from 2013 until 2018 after serving in various sales roles, including Director of National Accounts starting in 2008, then Director of Channel Sales North America, and VP of Global Channel Sales. During his time with NetFortris/Fonality, Mr. Young was responsible for building the North American and international sales teams and program from the ground up where he managed a large team of global Enterprise, Channel and Account Management sales reps, Directors and VPs. He was also instrumental in personally developing many unique partnerships with VARs, Master Agencies and sub-agents.

“We are thrilled to have a deeply experienced global channel sales executive such as John join our executive team,” stated Daniel Lonstein, President and CRO of AireSpring. “John’s vision and leadership have been instrumental in driving innovation and growth within the Channel where he is well respected,” added Mr. Lonstein. “We look forward to his contributions to the future growth and success of AireSpring as we enter a new decade in our company history and forge our global expansion."

“I am extremely honored to be joining such a distinguished company and professional team as AireSpring,” commented John Young, Senior Vice President of Channel Sales, AireSpring. “AireSpring’s 100% channel focus and devotion to service and product excellence, its channel partners, and customers aligns very nicely with my personal philosophy and the legacy I have built throughout my career. I look forward to exciting new partnerships as we take Team AireSpring and the company to its next wave of growth.”

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™ UCaaS Cloud Business Phone System, 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 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,” “Visionary Spotlight Award,” “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 please visit http://www.airespring.com or contact us at (888) 389-2899.

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