St. Petersburg, FL, June 11, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Accel Networks, LLC (“Accel”) announced today that Jonathan Forest has been named the new Vice President of Business Development.
Forest brings more than 15 years of experience in the telecommunication industry spanning a variety of technologies and platforms. Forest will be tasked with overseeing both account management as well as Accel’s award-winning channel sales programs. “Jonathan’s technical depth combined with customer facing experience makes him well qualified to deepen and expand our customer and channel relationships,” said Mark Gianinni, CEO of Accel.
During his career Forest has served in a variety of senior roles with several well-known telecommunication companies such as MCI, ARBROS Communications, and Hughes Network Systems, giving him a diverse and extensive knowledge of both wireline and wireless based communication systems. Most recently, he served as Executive Director, Planning and Execution for the College Board where he managed a team of 15 people tasked with improving service offerings, reducing cost, and migrating to online services. Forest holds a B.S. in mathematics and history from the University of Wisconsin –Madison and an M.B.A. from the University of Maryland – College Park.
About Accel Networks
Accel Networks leverages its proprietary technology and platforms to power mission critical fixed wireless broadband solutions. As a leading provider of PCI compliant managed fixed wireless broadband services in North America, Accel’s antenna technology provides a consistent and robust experience across all customer sites. The AccelView™ management portal provides enterprise customers with real-time link health status, data utilization and asset tracking for each location. Accel brings together the availability, reliability, network management and security of terrestrial frame relay with the data throughput and price point of DSL, without the long lead times, complex installations, and high fallout rates of terrestrial broadband.