Joe_CalzoneLightRiver Technologies, Inc., a leader in Factory Built NetworkTM design and commissioning, is always on the lookout for talented telecom professionals. It is an exciting, dynamic workplace at the center of next generation technology. A great team is essential to executing the mission of providing next-generation transport solutions to independent network operations.

That is why the company is proud to announce that it has appointed Joe Calzone as Vice President of US Service Provider Sales. An accomplished, results-oriented telecom executive with 29 years of industry experience, Mr. Calzone will focus on driving sales in the Competitive Communications Service Provider sector at LightRiver throughout the United States.

During his extensive career, Mr. Calzone has been a proven leader in a variety of organizations, from fast-growing startups to large, established companies. He will be working with a variety of communications service providers to show them how LightRiver’s technologies and expertise can provide shorter service delivery times and advantageous access to products and pricing without the constraints of any single vendor, or multi-vendor, network.

client-logo-lightriver“At LightRiver, we pride ourselves on offering a comprehensive portfolio of Tier 1 products, solutions and services for Competitive Communications Service Providers,” states Mike Jonas, President of Global Marketing and Sales for LightRiver. “Joe Calzone has the expertise, organizational leadership and experience to help our partners maximize connectivity, reduce network complexity and achieve greater commercial success. He brings a wealth of knowledge to our organization, and has spent his 29-year career creating trust and strong positive ties throughout the industry.”

“LightRiver truly sets the standard when it comes to next generation solutions,” says Mr. Calzone. “Through my work as VP of US Service Provider Sales, I am eager to help LightRiver continue its impressive growth in 2016 and beyond. I believe my real-world experience with regard to growth challenges and opportunities facing the industry will benefit me as I work to show partners the value of LightRiver’s multi-vendor, multi-domain capabilities.”