New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX) has announced the appointment of Doug Corbett, a telecommunications industry veteran with over 25 years of sales leadership experience, to the position of Vice President of Sales and Customer Relations. Mr. Corbett will be responsible for the development of strategic domestic and international subsea partnerships for interconnection within the NJFX facility.
“We are delighted to welcome a senior executive of Doug Corbett’s caliber and results-oriented approach,” commented Gil Santaliz, CEO of NJFX. “He is well-known in the industry and is a great addition to the team. This is an exciting time for NJFX, and Doug’s breadth of sales leadership experience on both domestic and international stages makes him an invaluable asset to forming new subsea interconnection partnerships.”
Mr. Corbett has an impressive sales leadership background, having driven revenue growth and profitability, and contributed his expertise to the go-to-market strategies of a number of high-profile telecom and technology companies while serving in multiple executive-level positions. He has worked at Allied Fiber, Tellabs, Dell, Force, 10 Networks and Turin Networks. While Executive Account Manager at Tellabs, a provider of optical network solutions, and Global Sales Director at Turin, a carrier Ethernet solutions provider for wireline and wireless network operators, Mr. Corbett developed strategic multinational partnerships that resulted in the deployment of over $200 million of optical and packet transmission equipment in total. He earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
“As NJFX embarks on a historic journey to create a new edge that offers customers greater control of their networks and the freedom to decide how they interconnect U.S. domestic networks with international subsea systems, I am excited to play a pivotal role in contributing my experience to the company’s objectives,” stated Doug Corbett. “As the first Tier 3 carrier-neutral colocation facility that intersects where subsea cables from the U.S., South America, Europe and the Caribbean meet, NJFX’s positioning is nothing short of visionary, and to become a member of this game-changing organization is an exhilarating proposition.”
For more information about NJFX and its carrier-neutral “Tier 3 by the Subsea” data center, visit www.NJFX.net.