Senior Vice President, Channel Services
With over 35 years in the channel, Gary Coben provides partners with a deep understanding of the sales, marketing, and management needs required to successfully sell cloud communications and cloud computing technologies. As a founding member of the Evolve IP Management team, Mr. Coben joined the Company in 2008 to develop and launch their channel initiative which today is recognized as one of the leading channel programs for cloud services in the world.
In a career that has spanned more than three decades, Gary has managed revenue streams ranging from $4 million to more than $68 million annually and managed sales teams from eight to 75 people. Prior to starting at Evolve IP, Mr. Coben served as Director of Channel Sales for deltathree, Inc., where he was responsible for the worldwide deployment of their private-label, hosted consumer VoIP platform. Earlier in his career, Mr. Coben held several sales and channel management positions with a number of industry leaders, including T-Mobile, MCI, Sprint, and ITT.
Mr. Coben has been a featured speaker at industry events, including Internet Telephony, Channel Partners, Channel Connect, and CES and is widely published and quoted in channel publications. Mr.Coben received his education at Rutgers University where he majored in business and communications.