LightRiver Technologies, Inc. has been busy on the hiring front this month. And the new folks they’ve brought into the fold are exceptional additions.

Screen Shot 2016-08-11 at 11.32.57 AMEarlier this week, they announced the appointment of Heidi Westbrook – an incredibly talented and accomplished sales professional – as the new Sales Director of U.S. Cloud and Data Center. Ms. Westbrook brings a great deal to the table as a results-driven leader with extensive organizational experience in every type of company from startups to established corporations.

Also key is her knowledge of major packet optical manufacturers throughout the U.S. As a high-energy sales and marketing leader with 20 years of industry experience – primarily in optical networking and network services – she is uniquely qualified to take on this new role. LightRiver is sure to benefit from Ms. Westbrook’s stellar reputation.

And LightRiver wasn’t done there.

Screen Shot 2016-08-11 at 11.05.46 AMThe leader in Factory Built Network® design and commissioning followed up their hire of Ms. Westbrook with another impressive addition, bringing on Eric Goffney as Vice President of Service Delivery.

Mr. Goffney is yet another accomplished veteran in the technology industry and will join LightRiver’s leadership team in a new role that is critical for the company. He will focus on scaling service delivery, purchasing, logistics and support operations in order to increase the company’s reach, while further developing the Factory Built Network delivery model.

This is an exciting hire for LightRiver, as Mr. Goffney has led customer service delivery and operation teams in a variety of previous roles. In his new role, he will enhance LightRiver’s technical market leadership and continuous pursuit of the industry’s most valued customer experience.

“Throughout my career, I have been dedicated to meeting the needs of customers in pursuit of specific and unique network services,” comments Mr. Goffney. “I will work closely with LightRiver’s clients to understand their technical requirements and develop a plan to help accomplish their goals through our cutting-edge offerings … LightRiver certainly sets the standard in reducing network complexity to achieve success, and I will work hard to ensure our clients benefit from this.”

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