FiberLight Appoints Hintze SVP

FiberLight, LLC announced the appointment of Jim Hintze as senior vice president of sales. Drawing upon 25-plus years of telecom and leadership experience, Hintze is responsible for the further growth of FiberLight’s portfolio of dark fiber, wavelength and metro Ethernet solutions. His focus is on broadening relationships with data center and content providers, mobile and terrestrial carriers, cable MSOs and next-gen communications providers requiring higher-bandwidth capabilities.

Prior to joining FiberLight, Hintze was VP of North American Sales and Global Channels at BTI Systems, where he focused on developing global alliances, channel partners and direct sales for the company’s SDN- and NFV-enabled data center and cloud infrastructure solutions with the world’s largest Web 2.0, data center and communications service providers. He also served as the SVP of Commercial and

Government Sales at Frontier Communications and held various leadership roles at Fujitsu, including SVP of Marketing and SVP of Sales. Jim began his career in telecommunications managing sales programs for AT&T Network Systems (now Nokia).

“A rapidly evolving and highly disruptive force of innovation for the modern-day enterprise, the trending new and emerging web initiatives require intelligent, secure, scalable and reliable networking technologies to serve as their optimal foundation,” states Hintze.  “FiberLight’s rapid provisioning, service scalability and rich product set ranging from dark fiber to completely managed services, including custom blends of both, allows us to fill a void for enterprise and network service providers, and enable the seamless integration of emerging and future hyperscale applications such as streaming video and cloud connectivity.”

“FiberLight is excited to welcome Jim to our executive team,” remarks Jim Lynch, Executive Chairman and CEO at FiberLight and Managing Partner at Thermo Capital Partners, LLC. “His expertise and guidance will be invaluable as we look to deliver a paradigm shift in performance optimization, network availability and Quality of Service to solve growing bandwidth requirements and fulfill market demands.”