UPSTACK, a platform that transforms the buying experience for businesses seeking cloud and internet infrastructure solutions, announced global telecom and channel sales executive Nicholas Caruso has joined the company’s leadership team as Head of Global Channels and Alliances.
In his new role, Caruso is charged with building and leading UPSTACK’s Advisor and supplier development organizations, including strategic alliances with master agents and sales operations.
UPSTACK, which is backed by an initial $50 million investment from Berkshire Partners, delivers a ground-breaking platform that pairs the industry’s leading technology advisors with an industry-leading software solution to automate, architect and source customized technology solutions for businesses of all sizes.
“We’re fortunate and excited to bring an executive of Nick’s stature to the UPSTACK leadership team,” said Christopher Trapp, CEO at UPSTACK. “With two decades of success building direct and indirect go-to-market strategies along with extensive relationships with suppliers and highly influential advisors, there’s no better fit to lead UPSTACK’s partner and supplier development initiatives.”
Caruso comes to UPSTACK with 18 years of telecom industry sales leadership experience. Most recently, he served at Zayo Group as the Head of Global Channels and Partnerships where he built and led its indirect sales initiatives. Caruso also held positions as director of Major Markets at ADP and director of Channel Sales at Sarco Communications (now Total Communications Inc.).
Caruso’s initial goals will be to build out UPSTACK’s Advisory and supplier development teams.