Jeff Peters is the President and Co-Founder of Focalized Networks, an independent IT services procurement and consulting firm. Jeff began his career in telecommunications at Sprint in 1996, before they were known as a wireless carrier and right around the time the landmark Telecommunications Act of 1996 was signed into law. Over the years he has held
Jeff Peters is the President and Co-Founder of Focalized Networks, an independent IT services procurement and consulting firm. Jeff began his career in telecommunications at Sprint in 1996, before they were known as a wireless carrier and right around the time the landmark Telecommunications Act of 1996 was signed into law. Over the years he has held several mid-to-senior level sales positions with companies such as Metropolitan Fiber Systems / UUNet (eventually acquired by MCI WorldCom), Time Warner Telecom (now tw telecom), Global Crossing, and Reliance Globalcom. His experience in managing accounts ranges from the SMB market to global energy firms. He holds a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University.
Specialties: Telecommunications, Data, Internet, Software, Charity, Volunteering, Fundraising
Founder @ Focalized Networks is a leading cloud, data, and telecom procurement agency, serving companies of all sizes around the world. We specialize in finding the right cloud, telecom, and managed services providers to match your company's specific business and technology needs.
Managing your company's telecom and cloud infrastructure is hard. Keeping up with all of the latest technologies and trends is time consuming.
That's where we come in.
We provide data, cloud, and telecom advisory services to companies like yours every day. We have hundreds of strategic technology partners all across the globe; we'll find the right one for you. From August 2011 to Present (4 years 5 months) Houston, Texas AreaGlobal Account Manager @ Reliance Globalcom is a leading global provider of managed network, cloud computing, audio/video conferencing, and security solutions for multinational organizations. Our comprehensive suite of managed services allows companies to connect their offices globally, secure their network and applications, optimize these applications, and offload management of their IT infrastructure. Reliance Globalcom serves as a single point of contact for the integration and management of best of breed technologies and suppliers to deliver customized, flexible, and adaptable solutions. Customers value the Company's ability to provide IT infrastructure design, implementation, and 24x7 proactive management in 190 countries. From May 2010 to August 2011 (1 year 4 months) Houston, Texas AreaMajor Account Manager @ Global Crossing (NASDAQ: GLBC) is a leading global IP solutions provider of telecommunications solutions over the world's first integrated global IP-based network. The company offers a full range of secure data, voice, and video products to approximately 40 percent of the Fortune 500, as well as to 700 carriers, mobile operators and ISPs. It delivers services to more than 690 cities in more than 60 countries and six continents around the globe. From 2009 to 2010 (1 year) Account Manager @ TWTC is a leading provider of managed networking solutions in 75 markets. As one of the country's premier competitive service providers, TWTC integrates data, dedicated Internet access, and local and long distance voice services. As an Account Manager I'm responsible for all areas of sales management of my assigned module of accounts; account mapping, strategic planning, uncovering the technology and business needs of our clients, and presenting solutions to the customer. We provide Internet & Data Products, Switched & Transport Services, and private line connections for broadband services at transmission speeds from 1.5 megabits to 10 gigabits per second. Our Bundled Solutions are products that bundle services to meet unique customer needs for voice, data and dedicated Internet access. From 2004 to 2009 (5 years) Territory Account Manager @ Scalable Software is a leading innovator in delivering cost-effective IT Asset Lifecycle Management solutions. We sell and support our solutions through a network of long-standing partner relationships worldwide
Since 1999, over 10,000 organizations worldwide have used Scalable solutions to manage and control expense across their IT estates, reporting a substantial return on investment (ROI) and a reduction in the total cost of ownership (TCO).
Our solutions help IT professionals manage the entire life cycle of IT assets from the moment it enters the organization until it is retired in a cost-effective manner. By focusing on the exact IT asset needs of an organization, we can ensure capital is optimally deployed, profitability is improved and productivity greatly enhanced.
** Sales and Marketing MVP - Q1 2004 From 2003 to 2004 (1 year) Account Executive @ SiteForge lets you create what you need to, without learning web programming! Safely create and edit pages without programming, HTML optional.
* Workflow Management
* Supervisory Approval of Publishing
* Email Notification of Modifications
* Auto-generation of HTML to reduce load on database.
* User Administration and Security Groups
* Online Help for Primary Functions
* Effective Dated Page Content
* Multi-tier Dynamic Menu Structure
* Version Control and Audit Trail of Changes From 2001 to 2003 (2 years) Account Manager @ Internap is a market leader of intelligent route control solutions that bring reliability, performance and security to the Internet, and a global provider of integrated content delivery services that enable businesses to stream digital media to large audiences over the Internet. The company provides patented and patent-pending technologies that address the inherent weaknesses of the Internet, enabling enterprises to take full advantage of the benefits of deploying business-critical applications such as e-commerce, VoIP, and audio/video across IP networks. The company provides additional solutions, including video and audio streaming, reporting and analysis, live event broadcasting, media asset management and consulting services. Internap currently serves more than 3,000 customers throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
Internap is focused on developing solutions with network performance optimization technologies that allow businesses to integrate company-wide processes with the people vital to their success. Internap solutions, combined with progressive and proactive technical support, enable businesses to confidently migrate business-critical applications from private to public networks.
**Employee number 198, helped launch Houston office. From 2000 to 2001 (1 year) Account Executive @ I was one of the first five reps hired in the Houston office; employed here during TWTC's IPO. From 1998 to 2000 (2 years)
B.A., Criminal Justice @ Sam Houston State University From 1992 to 1994 Southeast Missouri State University From 1990 to 1992 Jeff Peters ☁ is skilled in: Profit Maximization, Thought Leadership, Market Analysis, Strategic Thinking, Pricing Strategy, Creative Problem Solving, Building Relationships, Customer Negotiations, Closing Deals, Awesomeness, Managed Services, Cloud Computing, VoIP, Telecommunications, Co-location