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George Acker joins Accel as new Senior Vice President of Business Markets.
St. Petersburg, Flordia (PRWEB) January 29, 2013
Accel Networks announced today that George Acker has been named Senior Vice President of Business Markets reporting to Elaine Healy, Chief Operating Officer. Acker brings more than 15 years of telecommunications experience to Accel Networks including expertise in sales architecture, new business development, market expansion, strategic selling in complex enterprise engagements and a deep understanding of communication, continuity and security solutions.
Acker will take the helm of the company’s sales division including channel, direct and strategic accounts. “George has joined us at a tipping point in the industry. The rapid deployment of LTE combined with Accel’s patented Maestro™ smart antenna and management system delivers throughput and stability that supports a wide array of complex applications creating tremendous opportunity. George will be instrumental in taking this transformational solution to the enterprise market space that he knows so well,” commented Mark Gianinni, Accel CEO.
Most recently, Acker held the position of VP Enterprise Sales at MegaPath Inc. (Pleasanton CA), where he was responsible for a $50 million division focused on multi-location national account business in the retail sector during the past two years. In 2008, he founded See3 Technologies, a consultancy focusing on loss prevention, energy, cost reduction and IT security solutions for retailers after a five-year stint with Cybera Inc. (Nashville TN). As Director of Sales at Cybera, Acker was instrumental in refocusing sales efforts toward retail ready networks transitioning the client base from SMB to the enterprise space and growing revenues to over $30 million.
“This is a tremendous opportunity to drive the most advanced communications technology into the B2B market on a national and global basis, and I am working to rapidly build a stellar national sales team to achieve our goals.” said Acker. “Accel is an expert in the development of enterprise wireless solutions and is well positioned to become a predominant market leader in business-grade broadband solutions overall.”
About Accel Networks
Accel is the knowledge leader in managed fixed cellular broadband technology and services in North America. Accel’s deep experience in providing fixed cellular broadband to thousands of locations across the country resulted in the development of MaestroTM, Accel’s smart antenna and hosted RF optimization and management system. Through MaestroTM, Accel is unique in delivering consistent and robust fixed cellular broadband experience across customer sites, enabling business to realize the promise of LTE as a converged voice and data solution that far surpasses the performance and cost effectiveness of wire-line service up to 10MBPS.
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