Liquid Web, a global provider of professional web hosting and managed cloud services, has announced the hiring of two executives to fill new roles within the company as it expands its sales organization.
Bruce Kipperman has joined as Liquid Web’s new Head of Sales. Mr. Kipperman is responsible for leading and scaling the overall direction, coordination and execution of Liquid Web’s sales organization to accelerate growth of its hosting services and ‘Heroic Support’ while servicing a global clientele.
“Through the addition of nearly 30 new sales roles this year, Liquid Web is uniquely positioned to accelerate its growth in serving digital agencies, small and mid-market businesses and value-added resellers,” said Bruce Kipperman. “Our reputation for providing a heroic consultative approach to solving customer’s most critical hosting needs on a 24×7 basis allows us to serve a global customer base like no other managed-service provider.”
Bruce Kipperman brings to Liquid Web more than 16 years of experience in leading managed cloud services and channel-focused sales teams. Prior to joining Liquid Web, he led CenturyLink‘s Global Channel and Partner Alliance inside sales. Mr. Kipperman also served in a similar capacity for Savvis, where he built the inside sales team for complex managed hosting services, and he served in similar sales leadership capacities at Dell and MCI.
Channel Partner Network
Liquid Web also hired Dominic Miraglia as its new Head of Strategic Partners, with a focus on the digital agency community. Mr. Miraglia will be responsible for building a national team of partner managers that will work with advertising agencies, web developers, value-added resellers and IT consulting firms. This will include utilizing Liquid Web’s comprehensive product offerings for managed hosting services and ‘Heroic Support’ to help agencies service their clients.
Dominic Miraglia brings to the company more than 12 years of experience building and leading highly successful sales teams in cloud services, data center technology, and telecommunications. Prior to joining Liquid Web, Mr. Miraglia was the VP of Sales for AIS Data Centers in San Diego, California. Before that, Miraglia served as Regional Vice President and General Manager for Cbeyond, where he oversaw a staff of more than 100 sales professionals, selling managed hosting and cloud-based services.
“Bruce and Dominic bring significant business and sales acumen in leading managed-service organizations in the partner community and globally,” said Liquid Web Executive Vice President Jeff Uphues. “We are thrilled to add both of these industry-savvy executives to lead our efforts in delivering a heroic on-boarding experience to our growing list of over 30,000 global customers and partners.”