IntelePeer Appoints SVP of Indirect Channels, VP of Alliances – IBM Business

IntelePeer, a communications platform as a service (CPaaS) provider, accelerates its channel strategy with the appointment of Brent Earlewine to Senior Vice President of Indirect Channels and Vincent Zandvliet to Senior Vice President Alliances – IBM Business. Two additions to its growing executive team, who bring decades of invaluable experience, insight and talent to IntelePeer and its customers.

“Brent and Vincent are high-caliber leaders perfectly suited to join the expanding IntelePeer team,” said IntelePeer’s Chief Commercial Officer Jeremy Jones. “Both possess vast domain knowledge, which will be instrumental in leveraging indirect channels to markets and fostering key partnerships as we continue our growth path as a CPaaS leader. Brent’s expertise in building, recruiting and cultivating an ecosystem of business partners combined with Vincent’s deep experience in alliance and partnership management, hybrid cloud, artificial intelligence (AI) and new software consumption models brings unique skills that will greatly benefit IntelePeer and our customers.”

Earlewine has a, proven track record of partnership success in transformational and operational programs to drive channel revenue, sales engagement and market expansion through a joint selling model. Prior to IntelePeer, he served as director of Global Channels at Evoqua Water Technologies and senior director of Channels, Distribution and New Solution Providers at Avaya, where he helped the company shift its indirect channel revenues from on-premises to cloud consumption models. He is respected in the industry as a thought leader and an expert in supporting clients in critical competitive advantage areas, such as SaaS, UCaaS, CCaaS and CPaaS.

Prior to IntelePeer, Zandvliet held numerous positions at IBM including global VP – Systems Integrators Alliances, global VP – Software Channels Sales and, most recently, global managing director responsible for managing all business aspects of the world’s largest cloud and technology distributor. During his tenure, he led engagement with senior level executives to build strategic plans around new growth opportunities and high-performance global and regional channel sales teams.