Industry veteran Joe Weinman, known for his focus on “Cloudonomics,” will lead Telx’s fast-growing cloud services business development and strategy, the company said today. Telx, which provides colocation and interconnection services, also announced the appointment of Ron Sterbenz as vice president of marketing.
As senior vice president of cloud services and strategy, Weinman will direct the Telx cloud services team in developing innovative new cloud architectures, products and services for enterprise and service provider customers within Telx’s C3 Cloud Connection Centers.
Weinman is a frequent keynote speaker, blogger and the founder of Cloudonomics — a rigorous, multidisciplinary approach to valuing the cloud. Prior to joining Telx, Weinman held executive leadership positions at Hewlett Packard, AT&T and Bell Laboratories.
Sterbenz will drive all facets of corporate and solutions marketing, including brand development, partnership strategies, public relations and strategic business development. He brings more than 15 years of industry experience in global marketing strategy and execution to his new position.
At Equinix, Sterbenz was responsible for building and executing the segment strategy for two of its largest verticals, Cloud & Managed Service Providers and Enterprise & Alliances. Prior to its acquisition by Equinix, Sterbenz built and executed the marketing strategy of Switch & Data’s financial services practice. Before Switch and Data, Sterbenz developed new industry leading financial products and market data solutions as Savvis’s director of financial product management. He holds an MBA, as well as bachelor degrees in finance from California State University and has served in both the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Army as a Deep Sea Diver.