Otava Names Nielsen VP of Sales

Otava has announced that Tim Nielsen will serve as vice president of sales and solutioning.

Moving forward, Nielsen will lead Otava’s expert teams of enterprise direct, global partner, inside sales and pre-sales architects to further accelerate the growth of the business.

Prior to joining Otava, Nielsen spent 20 years in IT managed services, application hosting design, and security. He helped launch SAVVIS, later acquired by CenturyLink, and held leadership positions at SunGard and Zayo Group. Most recently, Nielsen also served as a  regional sales director at Radware.

Nielsen is a Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network advisor. Previously, he served on the board of directors at Extended Hands of Hope, and as a National Interscholastic Cycling Association mountain bike team coach for Front Range Christian School. Nielsen is a graduate of the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Business and will be based in Otava’s Denver office.