Recognized For Creativity and Ingenuity in the Field of Technology
WAYNE, Pa.—April 15, 2016 – Evolve IP™, The Cloud Services Company™, today announced that Guy Fardone, President, Chief Operating Officer and Founding Partner of Evolve IP, was named to the 2016 Philadelphia Business Journal’s prestigious Tech Disruptor’s list. Mr. Fardone was noted for his creativity and ingenuity in the field of technology as well as spearheading unique initiatives around hiring, associate development, and retention.
In 2007, as a founding partner of Evolve IP, Mr. Fardone was instrumental in the business plan and funding of the organization. He also helped visualize and design the concept of The Evolve IP OneCloudTM, a unified cloud architecture that provides businesses with both cloud computing and cloud communications on a single platform – and a concept that has yet to be equaled by other cloud service providers.
In addition to Mr. Fardone’s technical leadership, he has also pioneered innovative associate programs that have enabled the company to cost-effectively hire, retain and promote highly-technical associates. Under Guy’s direction the company has dismantled the concept of an HR department; instead focusing on Organizational Development. The holistic program, which starts during the hiring process and covers every aspect of associates’ growth and training, has enabled the company to keep yearly retention at 96% while also helping to promote associates from within.
“I have had the pleasure of working with Guy for more than two decades and his recognition as a technology disruptor and innovator is incredibly well-deserved,” said Thomas Gravina, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Evolve IP. “Guy’s demonstrated vision, innovation and leadership have helped Evolve IP to become one of the largest and most-respected cloud-services companies in the nation. In addition to his excellent work with our technology and associates he has also been instrumental in helping the company grow through seven acquisitions. I’m looking forward to working with him on the next phases of our expansion.”
“Philadelphia is surging with great technology firms and a robust start-up culture and that makes this recognition even more appreciated,” said Mr. Fardone. “About a decade ago Cloud technologies started turning IT upside down and it took professionals with vision and a true disruptive mentality to become early adopters. We are thrilled to be recognized alongside Tim Wallace of iPipeline, David Wallace of Greenphire and Don Nawrocki, three great leaders, technology disrupters and Cloud adopters.”
One of the nation’s fastest growing cloud companies, Evolve IP provides cloud services in virtually every industry including: healthcare, legal, insurance, banking, technology, travel, veterinary medicine, and retail and to some of the world’s most recognizable brands. The company’s Evolve IP OneCloudTM solution allows organizations to migrate multiple cloud computing and cloud communications services onto a single, unified platform including: virtual data centers / servers, disaster recovery, virtual desktops, IP phone systems / unified communications, contact centers, and more.