HERNDON, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 11, 2013) - EdgeConneX, a leading provider of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions, today announces the appointment of Clint Heiden as Chief Commercial Officer. Mr. Heiden rounds out EdgeConneX's robust team of experts, creating and implementing a comprehensive go-to-market plan that encompasses strategic sales and marketing initiatives. He is also responsible for championing customer advisory efforts and realizing the company's strategic vision. EdgeConneX is focused on ensuring rapid content delivery by deploying unique, edge-of-network solutions that enable bandwidth-intensive content to reside closer to end-users.
Mr. Heiden brings to EdgeConneX over 20 years of executive-level experience within the telecom and data center industries; he is recognized as a visionary change-agent and respected thought-leader. As the former President of Sidera Networks, Mr. Heiden was instrumental in strategically positioning the organization for the successful sale to Berkshire Partners, who then merged the business with Lightower Networks. Prior to Sidera, he served as President of Fiber Services and National Accounts at PAETEC, where he led all efforts related to the company's fiber operations and strategy, achieving maximized customer retention and key account growth. Mr. Heiden has also held numerous executive-level positions for companies such as Cable & Wireless America, Qwest, UUNET, Intellifiber Networks and InterCon Systems.
"I am delighted that Mr. Heiden has joined the EdgeConneX executive team. Clint plays a key role in our pursuit of expanding, transforming and delivering critical infrastructure to substantially improve upon communications and connectivity," says Randy Brouckman, CEO for EdgeConneX. "Clint's extensive knowledge and tenure within the data center and telecommunications industries combined with his entrepreneurial approach to business will help drive the organization to remain the leader in our emerging IaaS space."
"EdgeConneX provides cutting-edge space, power and connectivity solutions that are transforming the way that data is delivered to the edge," comments Clint Heiden. "EdgeConneX is bringing innovation to the edge of the network given that data is growing at unprecedented rates and current infrastructures are not prepared to handle the growth of ever-increasing consumer demand for better content delivery experiences, enhanced video quality and ubiquitous mobile coverage."
"I am honored to be a part of a team focused on enhancing the efficiency and profitability of its customers while accommodating their ever-growing need for improved connectivity," he adds.
For more information about EdgeConneX and its leading infrastructure solutions for expanding and improving access to mobile and data communications, visit small cell.edgeconnex.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
EdgeConneX provides Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) -- space, power and connectivity solutions that uniquely combine mobile, wireline and data center services to bring data to the edge of the network. As wireless and wireline networks saturate with big data such as video, EdgeConneX's purpose-built Meet You Points™ for small cells and edge data centers optimize the delivery of data at network-critical locations -- those nearest to consumers. Content providers, network operators, wireless carriers, services providers and colocation providers leverage EdgeConneX's unique infrastructure solutions to create and redefine the edge of their networks, because closer proximity to consumers provides for superior performance and economics. For more information, visit small cell.edgeconnex.com.