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Former Qwest Executive Joins Acceller to Drive Continued Business Expansion
May 31, 2011 (06:05 PM EDT)
Acceller names Tim Gwin, a seasoned telecommunications industry veteran and former executive at Qwest, to serve as their new Vice President of Business Development. Mr. Gwin will help develop new partnerships, while extending Acceller's presence in the digital services industry
DENVER, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Acceller, Inc., announced Tuesday that Tim Gwin has joined the company to serve as their Vice President of Business Development. Gwin brings with him 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, and his addition allows Acceller to expand its rapid growth trajectory.
Gwin's deep expertise and leadership during his time at Qwest includes his tenure on the board of directors for an industry mover consortium that included Verizon, AT&T and CenturyLink (formerly Qwest); as well as the development and management of large distribution partnerships with Best Buy and Wal-Mart. He joins Acceller from CenturyLink, formerly Qwest, where he served as the Director of Emerging Markets and Group Manager.
Brian Thomas, Executive Vice President of Acceller, believes Gwin's arrival signals the beginning of great things for Acceller. "We've have always valued the importance of cultivating and maintaining great business relationships – from the ones we already have to the ones we hope to have," said Thomas. "We think Tim gives us a great boost in our ability to develop new partnerships that help us grow our portfolio of assets including Digital Landing and our Authorized Offers site."
With Qwest, Gwin was responsible for all third party partnerships, including account management from initial partner contact through service implementation and launch. Before Qwest, Gwin worked with Ricochet Networks and the EF Johnson Co., two wireless communications companies. In addition, Gwin spent over 17 years with several wireless carriers including Pacific Telesis, AirTouch Communications, Verizon Wireless and US West Communications.
"We're very happy to welcome Tim into the Acceller family," said Acceller Chairman and CEO Steve McKean. "His experience with Qwest Communications helped them become industry leaders, and now we'll benefit from his knowledge and expertise."
Acceller is a leading aggregator of Internet, TV, phone, and other home services for consumers available through its Digital Landing portal. Acceller's innovative ecommerce platform also powers a broad range of consumer portals, including a digital services locator at Authorizedoffers.com, and sites for Qwest Internet and Phone service and CenturyLink triple play products.
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