Peer 1 Hosting, a global web infrastructure and cloud hosting provider, has announced the appointment of Kevin Paolino as senior vice president of sales. In this role, Paolino will lead a sales force of nearly 100 people and is responsible for growing the sales organization and implementing strategies to further Peer 1’s revenue stream.
Paolino brings more than 20 years of direct and channel technology sales leadership, with a specific focus on sales growth strategies. He was previously the vice president of sales and marketing at Stratix Corporation, where he helped the company grow sales of its managed mobile services.
“Kevin is an extremely accomplished sales leader with extensive experience in global markets” said Sheila Bouman, executive vice president and managing director at Peer 1. “Kevin will be instrumental in building our presence in existing markets as well as driving our global expansion efforts. I am confident that his expertise and passion for people will play a significant role in Peer 1 Hosting’s continued growth.”
Paolino has also held senior sales roles at BlueCat Network, Reflexis Systems, Xirrus Corporation, Symbol Technologies, Xircom and SkyTel.
“I believe that people come first, no matter what,” said Paolino. “I believe deeply that every interaction, big or small, matters and that every day is full of opportunities to connect in a new and genuine way, and I’m encouraged to see that value so firmly held by the Peer 1 team. Peer 1’s mission to create the most human experience on the web is one that I believe in and am excited to stand behind. I look forward to co-creating meaningful and positive interactions with new and existing customers and my amazing team of global sales leaders.”
Peer 1 Hosting, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cogeco Cable Inc. (TSX: CCA), is a company specializing in managed hosting, dedicated servers, cloud hosting services, and colocation. Based out of Vancouver, Canada, with European operations headquartered in Southampton, UK, the hosting company has been serving commercial customers’ needs since 1999.