EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (July 18, 2012)—VISI announces the hire of Darren Olson, as Sales Director for Minnesota. In this role, Olson will be responsible for driving VISI’s sales efforts in Minnesota and developing as well as leading the sales teams.
Olson joins the VISI team from Datalink in Eden Prairie where he was vice president of the National Networking Practice. Prior to Datalink, Olson was the vice president of Integration Services with Midwave. Before that, he served as the vice president of Operations for Enventis. His responsibilities have included leadership over sales, solution architects, and consulting engineers.
Olson comes to VISI with more than15 years of technology experience across a variety of platforms and a solid understanding of managing vendor-partner relationships across the service provider space.
"We are excited to have Darren join the VISI family,” said Terry Swanson, CEO of TEAM and VISI. “His experience and strong sales skills will be an enormous benefit as we continue expanding our managed hosting service offerings throughout the area.”
Olson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from the United States Military Academy at West Point.
VISI Incorporated (VISI) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a Fortune 500® company. VISI provides a full range of data center services including colocation, managed services, hosting services and first-rate cloud computing infrastructure. VISI has the only commercially available Uptime Institute Design Certified Tier III data center in the Minnesota. VISI facilities are SSAE 16 Type II audited and staffed 24x7. To learn more about VISI, follow us on Twitter or Facebook, call 612-395-9000 or visit www.visi.com.
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