ST. LOUIS, June 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Contegix, a provider of cloud, application lifecycle management and managed services, announced the appointment of Phil Koen to the company's executive board. Koen is a senior advisor at Intermedia, a mobile and integrated business cloud services company where he served as chief executive officer and chairman of the board of directors from 2011 to 2017.
"Phil brings a deep understanding of our industry and decades of experience to our board," said David Turner, CEO of Contegix. "His unparalleled knowledge of the cloud services industry and trends is a tremendous addition to Contegix. We're fortunate to have someone of his caliber on our board as a trusted and deeply experienced advisor."
Prior to joining Intermedia, Koen served as chief executive officer of Montero Partners, an advisory services company, from 2010 to 2011.
From 2006 to 2010, Koen was chief executive officer and director of Savvis, Inc., a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises. Before joining Savvis, Koen held several executive positions with Equinix, Inc., a provider of network-neutral data centers and Internet exchange services. He served as the company's president and chief operating officer and as its chief financial officer at the time of the company's initial public offering.
Koen's professional experience also includes senior executive roles with PointCast Inc., an internet news delivery company, culminating in his appointment as the company's president and chief executive officer.
Koen is on the board of directors of Jive Software, a leading provider of modern communication and collaboration solutions company, and has served on the board of a number of private technology companies.
Koen holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Claremont McKenna College and an MBA from the University of Virginia.
The board appointment comes at a time of growth for Contegix. In November 2016, the company merged with Distributed Systems Services, Inc., and then acquired Admo.net. Strattam Capital, a private equity firm that invests in high-potential business IT companies, backs Contegix.
Contegix® provides cloud, application lifecycle management, and managed services to all markets from startup to enterprise. Offering public (AWS & Azure), private, and hybrid cloud, we also serve as a trusted advisor for IaaS and PaaS. We are the global leader in Atlassian hosting, but can host nearly any application. Our services and technology are designed for the DevOps team, with the sole purpose of helping companies grow smarter and faster. By providing infrastructure, deep expertise, and talent we allow businesses and their developers to focus on company innovation and growth, rather than back-end management.
Contegix operates state-of-the-art N+1 data centers located in St. Louis and Kansas City, Missouri; Reading and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; Dallas, Texas; and Amsterdam. To learn more, visit www.contegix.com.
About Strattam Capital
Strattam Capital is a private equity firm that takes an innovative and focused approach to investing in high-potential companies within the business information technology market. Our entrepreneurial-minded team applies our operational engagement strategy to deliver a better future for our companies. To learn more, visit www.strattam.com.
Patrick Barry, Byrne PR
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