Cbeyond Inc. (NASDAQ: CBEY), a leading provider of cloud and network services to small and medium sized businesses, today announced the addition of Tim Myers to its executive leadership team as Vice President of Cloud Engineering and Development. In his new role at Cbeyond, Myers will be responsible for leading the design, architecture, engineering and development of Cbeyond cloud solutions including cloud PBX, cloud servers and applications.
Myers joins Cbeyond with more than two decades of engineering experience, including web hosting, e-commerce, database, hardware and software, and virtualization. Before joining Cbeyond, Myers served as Senior Vice President, Emerging Technologies, Enterprise Technology Infrastructure at SunTrust Banks in Atlanta.
As an executive leader at SunTrust, Myers directed a wide range of support, engineering, architecture and delivery responsibilities across all facets of enterprise infrastructure. Most notably, his team oversaw SunTrust’s entire suite of external client facing systems and its largest B2B small and large treasury systems, including mortgage loan systems, online banking, credit card processing and web hosting, to ensure successful completion for billions of annual transactions.
“As more businesses begin transitioning on-site data and applications to the cloud, they need to feel confident that their cloud servers ensure unparalleled security, visibility and continuity,” said Myers. “I am thrilled to contribute to Cbeyond’s transformation into a provider of cloud solutions with a superior network underpinning.”Myers also helped elevate SunTrust as a worldwide leader in server virtualization and server consolidation by establishing partnerships with Hewlett-Packard, APC and VMWare to explore server virtualization on blade servers early in the technology’s development. Recently, Cbeyond welcomed Chris Ortbals and Matthew Stevens to the executive leadership team as Vice President of Cloud Services and Vice President of Professional Services, respectively. “Tim Myers has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills and a deep understanding of successful cloud architecture, and we are confident he will be an asset to our team as we take our cloud and network services to the next level,” said Jim Geiger, chairman and chief executive officer of Cbeyond. “With Tim, Chris and Matthew providing additional leadership and direction, we look forward to providing higher quality, more secure solutions our customers can trust and leverage to accelerate their businesses.”