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Chief Executive Officer
Bob Boles joined Hostway in early 2014, having most recently served as Senior Vice President of IT Infrastructure Services for Cognizant Technology Solutions, where he drove dramatic growth by leading a move into the data center and cloud services space. In addition to Cognizant, his background includes serving as Chief Operating Officer at Pegasus Solutions, and founding and leading a managed services company called AimNet Solutions that served the SMB market and was acquired by Cognizant in 2006. He also worked in various senior leadership capacities at IBM Global Network Services, and its successor, AT&T Global Network Services. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania.
Chief Financial Officer
Kurt Phillips joined Hostway in early 2015, arriving from ShopperTrak, where he was the company’s Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. As a highly accomplished CFO with 15 years in finance within technology companies, Phillips' background includes management of financial, operational and strategic aspects of growing technology companies. Prior to joining ShopperTrak, Kurt was the Vice President of Finance and Controller for Townsend Analytics, where he developed and directed all of the company’s finance and accounting functions. Phillips, who resides in the Chicago area, holds an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and a BBA in Finance from the University of Wisconsin, and is a licensed CPA.
Vice President of Channel Partners
Jim Ciampaglio joined Hostway in late 2014 to drive channel partnership activities for all Hostway services, expanding Hostway’s relationships with existing partners and forming new alliances to accelerate additional growth through expanding the Hostway offerings to partners of all sizes. Prior to joining Hostway, Ciampaglio led reseller and retail channel sales at Verio. His 20-plus years of experience in hosting and telecom also include key leadership roles with Verizon, FireHost, NaviSite and NeoSpire (acquired by Hosting.com). Selected as a CRN Channel Chief in 2013, Ciampaglio has set himself apart in the industry by implementing unique strategies that capitalize on industry changes while maximizing the specific needs of the customer.
General Manager of the Web and Application Services
John Enright joined Hostway in late 2014 to head up the Web and Application Services business division, bringing more than 20 years of hosting industry leadership experience to the role. A visionary in the hosting space, Enright founded one of the first North American hosting companies, ValueWeb, in 1994, increasing revenue to more than $20 million before the company merged with Affinity Internet. At Affinity, Enright led successful product and portfolio diversification projects and brought on key strategic partners, growing channel revenue from 10% to 40% of total revenue. Prior to joining Hostway, Enright was the Chief Operating Officer of LimeLabs, a global Internet incubator, and most recently served as President of HostMySite, the small business division of Hosting.com.
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Aaron Hollobaugh specializes in developing and leading marketing and communications teams in high tech and cloud computing-focused companies. Prior to his role at Hostway, Mr. Hollobaugh led marketing efforts at Hosting.com as Vice President of Marketing & Communications, helping the company grow from a $12 million web hoster to a recognized industry leader. Previously, he also served as Director of Marketing at NetGain Technologies, one of the southeast's largest and oldest VARs. Mr. Hollobaugh has emerged as a thought leader and resource in the cloud computing marketplace due to his creation and publishing of various studies and surveys, as well as his close work and joint-marketing initiatives with leading manufacturers such as Microsoft, HP, VMware and Cisco. Mr. Hollobaugh holds a Bachelor's Degree from Grinnell College.
Vice President of Research & Development
Mike Robski is responsible for managing the design, development and maintenance of the internally developed Hostway systems and tools. In this role, he has led the successful design and development of Hostway’s OSS/BSS system; a uniform public API layer to manage all Hostway services; and advanced IaaS and PaaS cloud offerings. As a Certified Scrum Master, he transitioned Hostway’s R&D division to agile development using Scrum. Previously, Mr. Robski was the Manager of Software Development at Fidelity Information Services until 2010, and Director of Software Engineering / Chief Architect at Rodopi Software until 2007, where he was responsible for implementing NGOSS (eTOM, SID) design principles, development procedures, coding standards and peer reviews. He is a member of Mensa and the Scrum Alliance.
Vice President of Product
Jim Potter has over 20 years of executive leadership experience in the areas of strategy development, product management, marketing and general management. Most recently, Jim was Vice President of Product Management at Hosting.com, where he was responsible for developing the company’s product strategy through the evaluation of customer needs, competitive intelligence and technology evolution, and then executing against that strategy.
Prior to Hosting.com, Jim was a vice president at ZOLL Data Systems for seven years, where he oversaw Product Management, Marketing and International Operations and helped lead the company to increase revenue by 250% and profit by 364% over the period. Prior to ZOLL, Jim led the wireless product management group at Intrado, was Managing Director of a business unit of Ball Aerospace, and held various executive positions at BI Incorporated.
Jim holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Northern Arizona University and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the University of Arizona. Jim lives in Westminster, Colo., with his wife and three children.