Tinney to lead Zayo channel and partnership marketing

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Zayo has hired Lynn Tinney, formerly of Cisco and Brightcove, as its senior VP for channels and partnerships.

At her most recent role, Tinney (pictured) was at Brightcove, as VP of global channels, where she saw channel bookings growth over her two years with the company.

Zayo president Andres Irlando said: “Lynn is a well-known leader and respected voice in the channel industry. Her track record of success driving growth and building partnerships for leading global security and technology companies speaks for itself.

Tinney said: “Zayo is constantly seeking to grow that footprint and has been making recent expansions into areas like Dallas-Fort Worth, Denver and Seattle-Tacoma. I look forward to leading our channel sales team with a collaborative strategy based on due diligence, data and a culture that welcomes change.”

Tinney has been in the industry since 1994, when she joined Compaq as channels internet marketing manager,

She later spent six years at Cisco, first as director of services marketing and then director of services strategy for the Americas.

Brightcove, which she has just left, supplies cloud-based solutions for delivering and monetising video across connected devices.

Irlando said: “Zayo is making big investments to accelerate our channel sales segment. Lynn will lead that charge, working closely with our existing partnership network as well as identifying new segments and opportunities, including around our regional networks.”