(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – Layered Technologies, Inc. (Layered Tech) has named Brad Hokamp president of the company. With more than 26 years of IT and networking experience, Hokamp will spearhead Layered Tech’s sales, marketing, product management, business-development and customer service initiatives. Layered Tech founder Todd Abrams will now focus exclusively on further expanding the company’s roster of enterprise clients as executive vice president of business development and strategic alliances.
Hokamp’s deep technology and enterprise experience includes more than 10 years with Savvis Inc., where he was senior vice president and general manager of the $575 million Hosting Business Unit; prior to that, he was senior vice president of sales for Savvis’ eastern area and federal sales. Most recently, Hokamp was the chief marketing officer for Telx, which is a leader in the collocation and interconnection market. Hokamp also spent 15 years in sales and marketing leadership roles with Sprint’s business markets division, focused on Internet and data communications services.
“I have been extremely impressed with the market-leading services and tremendous growth Layered Tech has achieved, and look forward to helping drive further penetration in the key enterprise target markets,” said Hokamp. “Layered Tech is redefining what it means to be a trusted provider of compliant hosting, managed dedicated hosting and cloud solutions, delivering maximum flexibility and choices to customers who also expect impeccable service after the sale.”
“We are pleased to welcome Brad at a time when Layered Tech’s enterprise growth is accelerating. He has a deep understanding of enterprise clients’ long-term requirements. In addition, Brad has significant experience in product management and client support,” said Layered Tech Chairman and CEO Jack Finlayson. “We know that Brad will quickly add value to our enterprise business while ensuring that all Layered Tech clients have the best end-to-end experience possible.”
Finlayson added, “We are equally excited to have Todd developing and managing Layered Tech’s most strategic partner and client relationships in the U.S. and abroad. Our company, clients and employees will continue to benefit from Todd’s entrepreneurial passion and his gift for nurturing long-lasting relationships.”
Hokamp, who today begins his new role as president of Layered Tech, holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and business from Vanderbilt University.