SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daman Wood has joined Telesphere, the nation's leading provider of fully hosted VoIP and unified cloud communications services for businesses, as Vice President of Operations, bringing with him a robust 17-year background in operations and revenue generation within the technology sector. In this new position, Wood has accountability for leading the day-to-day customer operations at Telesphere, including service delivery, field operations and customer support.
Prior to Telesphere, Wood held executive positions within the telecommunications field, including Executive Vice President of Sales and Carrier Operations; Chief Operating Officer; and, Senior Vice President of Sales for companies that included UNSi, Airband, TeleSpectra and Sparkplug. Preceding that, he served in management positions at XO/Nextlink Communications and Syntellect, Inc. Wood has significant experience with Hosted VoIP and the BroadSoft® UC One platform for business communications.
"I am incredibly excited to head operations for the Telesphere team. Telesphere's unique UC offerings, cloud applications and dedication to 'Wow the Customer,' makes this an ideal fit for me with my previous experience," Wood said. "I plan to help guide the operations functions through the explosive growth we are experiencing, always ensuring the customer's experience is second to none."
Clark Peterson, CEO of Telesphere, stated, "We're very excited to have Daman join our executive team. Daman brings a history of proven success, and his positive leadership style and ability to implement the proper organizational structure and processes will prove instrumental as Telesphere continues to grow."
Wood holds an M.B.A. from Arizona State University, WP Carey School of Business. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Pre-Law and Engineering, Systems Engineering concentration from the United States Military Academy at West Point, and served as an officer in the U.S. Army and AZ National Guard. Wood grew up in Paradise Valley, Arizona, attending Chaparral High in Scottsdale, and was one of only a handful of Arizona candidates nominated for appointment to West Point by former Arizona Sen. Jon Kyle. Wood resides in Phoenix.
Telesphere, with headquarters in greater Phoenix, Ariz., and a regional presence in Seattle, California, Las Vegas, Denver, Dallas, Salt Lake City, Minneapolis/St. Paul, and New York, is a leading provider of Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) offerings nationwide. It offers carrier-grade performance and support for wireline and mobile devices to businesses over its private IP MPLS network; one of the largest in the nation. Telesphere's cloud-based services allow businesses of any size to enjoy all the latest voice, video, data, mobility and collaboration features of large enterprise systems without the costly investment of on-site equipment.