ConvergeOne Welcomes New Hires

ConvergeOne Expands Expertise in Cisco Engineering and Managed Services

Dec 03, 2015, 10:00 ET from ConvergeOne

EAGAN, Minn., Dec. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvergeOne, a leading global provider in the design, implementation and management of state-of-the-art data and communications solutions, today announced several key additions to its engineering and sales teams. The new hires are the latest expansion of the company's expertise and capabilities in Cisco solutions and managed services, helping to further grow ConvergeOne as one of the broadest and deepest providers of unified communications, data and contact centers in the market today.

"ConvergeOne continually makes strategic investments in people and resources that help us meet our customers' changing business requirements and technology needs," according to Paul Maier, President + CEO, ConvergeOne Solutions. "We're excited to welcome these latest members to the team as we continue to grow our ability to deploy and support powerful solutions that enhance productivity and ROI for our customers."

The new employees are:

  • Ryan Boyd, Technical Solutions Engineer, whose 25 years of industry experience include 17 years as a Cisco Systems Engineer, covering both the commercial and public sectors, with particular expertise in Cisco UC and enterprise networking­
  • Brad Jackson, Director of Solutions Engineering, who has 25 years of industry experience, including 17 years as a Cisco Systems Engineer and Systems Engineering Manager in the enterprise and public sectors­, with particular expertise in Cisco enterprise networking
  • David McDougall, Vice President, Managed Services, who has over 20 years of experience and came to ConvergeOne from CSS Corporation, where he was Executive Vice President and Chief Sales Officer; his previous experience includes Capgemini, T-Systems, Siemens and Inacom Corporation
  • Tige Phillips, Technical Solutions Engineer, who has 24 years of industry experience, including 16 years as a Cisco Systems Engineer and Vertical Solutions Architect (VSA) for large service provider accounts and higher education, with particular expertise in Cisco enterprise and data center networking

ConvergeOne offers end-to-end technology solutions and a full portfolio of best-in-class professional, managed and cloud services spanning all the top platforms, including Avaya, Microsoft and IBM as well as Cisco.

"At ConvergeOne, we're not content to just add new technology solutions to our portfolio — we're committed to simultaneously building our capabilities in design and technical support," according to Kerry Lee, Vice President, Engineering. "Expanding our team enables us to deploy all the solutions our customers need, supported by a complete range of professional consulting, program management, maintenance and managed services."

For more information, customers can talk to their ConvergeOne representative, call 888.321.6227 or email

About ConvergeOne
Founded in 1993, ConvergeOne is a leading provider of innovative data and communications, delivering custom IT solutions and services for any environment, regardless of existing vendors or systems. The company offers best-in-class solutions in customer service, collaboration, contact center, cloud, enterprise computing, data center and virtualization, enterprise networking and security. Through its best-in-class professional services, ConvergeOne can facilitate everything from system design and installment to application development and infrastructure. Its industry-leading managed services experts provide ongoing support for contact centers, collaboration, data centers, networking and security.

By building its talent, processes, and technology solutions that enable cloud services at any level, ConvergeOne has achieved a new, elevated level of partnership with its clients and has gained a significant competitive advantage over other managed service and support organizations across the U.S. The company has earned more than 1,400 industry certifications and has strategic partnerships with more than 100 global industry leaders, including Avaya, Cisco, Microsoft, IBM and Interactive Intelligence. Headquartered in Eagan, MN, ConvergeOne maintains more than 30 offices and 1,200 employees nationwide. In 2014, the company joined the Clearlake Capital Group, a leading investment firm that provides long-term capital and operational expertise to companies in numerous industries, including energy/power, industrials and technology.

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