LightEdge appoints Director of Business Development, Data Center
Prominent figure in KC tech community come aboard to help expand KC, national operations
Kansas City, MO. August 7, 2017 – LightEdge Solutions announced today that Greg Elliott has joined LightEdge as Director of Business Development, Data Centers. In this newly created role, Greg will be responsible for driving colocation business in LightEdge’s three markets – Kansas City, MO.; Des Moines, IA.; Omaha, NE. – along with national business initiatives.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Greg to the LightEdge team,” said LightEdge CEO Jim Masterson. “His years of expertise working with cloud and colocation companies, and his investment and leadership within the Kansas City tech community as a whole will be invaluable as we move forward. Greg is the perfect fit as we look to grow our business without compromising our best in class solutions and support.” propels us further into our commitment of providing the best in class solutions and support for our customers.”
Prior to joining LightEdge, Greg spent nearly a decade with LightEdge’s Kansas City networking partner, 1102 GRAND – a Netrality Property, as the Director of Business Development. He is active in the regional and national Telecom, IT and Software Communities,a participating in conferences, trade shows and networking events. He is also extremely engaged with the KC Tech Council, where he has been on the Board of Directors and membership committee. Greg played an integral role with the KC Digital Drive to help create a Digital Town Square environment in Kansas City, and is on the technology curriculum design team with a regional tech education program.
“Having worked with many data center providers in the KC-metro, LightEdge continues to be one of the most well-positioned, well-managed data center providers for enterprises in the Midwest markets and beyond,” Greg said. “Their culture, customer service and forward thinking solutions are all second to none, and I’m happy to be a part of something so special.”
In addition to information technology and telecommunications verticals, Greg has experience in software sales, manufacturing technology, healthcare and telemedicine SaaS platforms and VR/AR for marketing and education. Greg serves on the Board of Advisors for C.H.A.S.E (Community Help for Autism Spectrum Everywhere). He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Kansas.
About LightEdge Solutions
LightEdge Solutions is an experienced and proven leader in, data center, Enterprise IT cloud solutions, and network integration, providing businesses with reliable access to Fortune 100-level infrastructure that quickly adapts and scales to meet changing business requirements. LightEdge, which is owned by The Anschutz Corporation, was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa. LightEdge serves both Midwestern and national companies from its five regional office locations with scalable and customized IT solutions that leverage a fully redundant network backbone connecting all carrier neutral data centers, as well as an experienced team of engineers. For more information, visit www.lightedge.com.