RapidScale Hires Bob Buchanan as EVP, Sales and Marketing

Bob Buchanan, EVP, Sales and Marketing

I have a strong desire to be part of a team that is laser focused on the customer experience while being 100% committed to our channel partner community.

RapidScale, a leader in managed cloud services, welcomes Bob Buchanan to the team as Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing. Bob is based in Raleigh, N.C. and will be responsible for leading RapidScale’s national go-to-market and sales strategy, focused on further accelerating RapidScale’s market position as a leading provider of Desktop as a Service (DaaS), Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions. He comes to RapidScale with experience in building, managing and leading direct sales, account management, and channel sales teams.

Fourteen years ago, Bob joined a data center startup, Hosted Solutions, in Raleigh, which was acquired by Windstream in 2010. Bob was introduced to the channel during his time at Windstream, leading the company’s cloud and data center go-to-market strategy within the partner community. In 2015, Windstream divested its data center assets and the Hosted Solutions organization was acquired by TierPoint, where Bob most recently functioned as Vice President of Channel Sales.

“I’ve worked in both large and small organizations, and there is nothing more fun than being part of a company in high-growth mode. RapidScale’s entrepreneurial culture is something to embrace, as it is truly a competitive advantage,” says Bob. “I have a strong desire to be part of a team that is laser focused on the customer experience while being 100% committed to our channel partner community. We are in the early phase of this journey and I’m excited to be part of something…

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