Nextiva Names New Channel Chief

Customer engagement platform doubles down on commitment to channel and partners

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nextiva, the future-of-work software company helping sales, service, and marketing teams achieve higher productivity and deliver better customer engagement, announced Olen Scott has been named its new Channel Chief. This move signifies dedication to the channel ecosystem and partner success for Nextiva, which brings together business communications applications, intelligence, and automation on its cloud-based platform.

Scott brings 25 years of experience leading successful businesses through the ever-changing world of cloud technology, which will play a critical role in Nextiva’s continued growth. He’s served on numerous expert panels, been recognized as a CRN Channel Chief, and most recently served as Chief Revenue Officer at Stored Energy Systems, a power systems company specializing in data center infrastructure.

“I’m an ardent believer that there is no more effective way to bring cloud technologies to market than channels. Nextiva’s commitment to the channel struck me as second to none I’ve seen,” said Scott on the decision. “The Nextiva leadership team places significant emphasis on the partner ecosystem, experience, and success. That’s what a channel leader wants to see.”

“Telarus has always taken pride in partnering with channel-centric companies such as Nextiva, and the hire of Olen Scott underscores the focus on their partner ecosystem,“ said Adam Edwards, CEO of Telarus. “The team at Telarus has been fortunate to partner with Olen in former positions, and his proven channel leadership and dedication to partner success is truly impressive. We look forward to seeing Olen’s impact and investment into the channel and the growth of Nextiva’s channel strategy.”

“Nextiva gained a proven channel leader with the addition of Olen Scott. This hire clearly signals Nextiva’s commitment to the success of their channel and to working with partners to build the future of business communications and productivity,“ said Ali Niroo, Managing Partner at BridgePointe Technologies.

ABOUT NEXTIVA

Nextiva is the future-of-work software company helping sales, service, and marketing teams achieve higher productivity and deliver better customer engagement. Nextiva’s cloud-based platform brings together business communications applications, intelligence, and automation, helping companies build deeper connections with customers and manage all conversations and relationships in one place. Nextiva is named a Customer’s Choice in Gartner Peer Insights. Today, close to 100k businesses depend on Nextiva with billions of conversations flowing through its networks yearly. Nextiva is based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Learn more at www.nextiva.com.

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