Chief Revenue Officer
Prior to joining Align as Chief Revenue Officer, John served as the Vice President of US Sales for NTT America (NYSE:NTT) based in New York. As US Sales Head for NTT America, John was specifically brought in to transform the Sales organization into a high-performance US Sales team specializing across the High Valued Services portfolio, which included Security, Data Center, Managed Services, IaaS/Cloud and Cloud Communication. He successfully led the Direct Sales initiatives across the various divisions, including the JMNC (Japanese Multinationals), Direct and Indirect Channel, and Partners and Alliances consisting of 1500+ Multinational accounts across the US, EMEA, and APAC regions. He joined NTT in 2016.
Until the end of 2015, John was the General Manager of Colocation and Connectivity at Digital Realty (NYSE:DLR), responsible for developing and managing the network services and Colocation solutions the company offers across its global data center portfolio. He was responsible for delivering vertical and client relevant solutions for both Colocation and connectivity services and setting the strategic direction for Digital Realty’s Colocation product offering, Sales Program, including market entry and exit analysis, market pricing and capital investment direction. He joined Digital Realty in 2013.
Before joining Digital Realty, John spent nearly 14 years at Deutsche Telekom North America, Inc., where he worked in a variety of roles developing Deutsche Telekom’s global network. In his last position as Head of Global Telehouse Real Estate, he was responsible for 192 locations across 27 countries. He oversaw all aspects of data center and carrier facilities development, Sales, retrofit and management, from site selection to operating procedures. John started his career in Operations and Sales at MCI Communications in 1995.
John has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and a Master of Business Administration degree in Executive Management from St. John’s University.