Executive Vice President, Business Operations
Michael Batdorf brings a wealth of operational experience to Evolve IP, as his 20+ years of experience in the technology sector has provided him with invaluable experience in managing a growing company in a challenging and ever-evolving industry. As Senior Vice President of Business Operations, Mr. Batdorf has overall responsibility for all major operational functional areas within Evolve IP, including the delivery of services to our customers, vendor management, contract negotiations, and all general business, legal, and regulatory activities for the company. Mr. Batdorf also leads all compliance-related initiatives for Evolve IP, establishing standards and implementing policies and procedures in support of the compliance programs established by the organization. This includes developing and managing Evolve IP’s annual compliance plan, while also working closely with 3rd party auditors on annual compliance audits.
Prior to joining Evolve IP, Mr. Batdorf served as Senior Director of Corporate Development for ATX Communications, holding various management roles during his thirteen years with the company. His primary responsibility at ATX was to lead various strategic initiatives designed to increase the profitability of the organization. The cost savings initiatives conceived and implemented by Mr. Batdorf resulted in EBITDA improvements of several million dollars annually. A respected leader in the organization, he was recognized often throughout his tenure at ATX, taking home the Quest for Quality award in 1996, followed by back-to-back wins of the Award of Distinction in 1998 and 1999. He also received the Most Valuable Player award in 2005.
Mr. Batdorf’s professional experience extends to his active involvement in industry organizations, including his previous role as a director of the Associated Communications Companies of America, a non-profit telecommunications consortium.
Mr. Batdorf graduated Cum Laude from Cabrini College with a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management and currently resides in Pottstown, PA with his wife Michelle and daughter Olivia.