RapidScale, a provider of managed cloud services, has appointed Kevin Shannon to their team as Operations Manager. Kevin is based in Irvine, California and is responsible for compliance and large integration projects.
Kevin Shannon comes to RapidScale with expertise in implementing strategies to enhance operational standards and quality, and in aligning processes, structures, systems and resources with an organizations’ vision and business objectives.
Prior to joining RapidScale, Mr. Shannon was Senior Director of Operations at Level 3 Communications. He steered operations and engineering teams in rising to the challenge of transforming the department, defined strategies and implemented structures and processes, and rebuilt internal and external partnerships.
“I am very excited about the opportunity to join and participate in the growth happening at RapidScale,” said Kevin Shannon. “My past experience with the leadership team leaves me no doubt there is an entrepreneurial spirit here that is driven to grow a business focused on the customers and employee success. I look forward to putting my past operations management experience to work here helping structure the operations at RapidScale as we continue to grow.”
Shannon was also Vice President of Operations at PAETEC Communications/Windstream Communications, where he worked for 16 years. Kevin holds an MBA in Finance from Rochester Institute of Technology.
“I can’t be more excited about this hire. Kevin Shannon is an amazing asset to have at RapidScale,” said Randy Jeter, CEO of RapidScale. “I personally saw the work he did at PAETEC in building and supporting the explosive growth of a then market-leading company. The company is truly lucky to have such a great person and asset joining the team as a leader.”