Convergence Technologies, Inc., parent of Core BTS, Inc., names Edison Peres as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors
GARDEN CITY, N.Y. - April 12, 2016 - PRLog -- Convergence Technologies, Inc. ("CTi"), parent of Core BTS, Inc. ("Core"), a growing IT systems integrator, is pleased to announce today the appointment of Edison Peres as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Mr. Peres is a veteran technology industry leader, having most recently served as a Senior Vice President at Cisco Systems, including 6 years leading World Wide Channels. Prior to his 14 total years at Cisco, Mr. Peres also served in positions at Texas Instruments, AT&T, Lucent/Avaya. In addition to his role as Vice-Chairman, Mr. Peres will also assist Core management in an advisory capacity.
Mr. Peres stated, "During my channel career I have worked with excellent channel partners like Core BTS, and I am excited by the opportunity to work with them to help contribute to their continued success."
Walter J. Cook II, CEO of Core, commented, "All of us at Core are excited to welcome Edison to our team, and to leverage the wealth of experience resulting from his distinguished career."
J. D. White, Chairman of CTi and a Managing Member at Founders Equity, the institutional investor in CTi, said, "As a key strategic advisor, we look forward to Edison's collaborative guidance and impact on CTi's continued growth and contribution to our team, customers and key partners."
About Core BTS, Inc.
Core is a trusted customer-centric technology consulting organization dedicated to transforming IT experiences and delivering value to its clients. Core has 15 offices across the northeast and Midwest US, and employs a team of IT consultants and engineers that work to Envision, Execute, and Empower our clients by offering design, implementation, and on-going support services.
Core takes vendor agnostic approach to Data Center, Collaboration, Security and Compliance, Cloud and Managed Services, and Staffing Services. Core has over 2,500 active customers across industries including, healthcare, education, financial services, gaming, and manufacturing.
About Edison Peres
Mr. Peres is a highly respected IT executive and channel veteran, who most recently served for almost 14 years at Cisco Systems, driving a channel sales acceleration that made him one of the most respected and well-liked channel leaders in the intensely competitive technology sector. In 2013, he was recognized by CRN as the number one Channel Sales Leader.
Mr. Peres served as Cisco's Senior Vice President of worldwide channels, and was instrumental in the creation and growth of programs that closely aligned Cisco with its channel partners.
Prior to his tenure at Cisco, Mr. Peres held sales and marketing positions at Texas Instruments, AT&T, and Lucent/Avaya. He holds BBA and MBA degrees from the Florida International University.
About Convergence Technologies, Inc.
CTi is the parent holding company of Core BTS, Inc., and was founded in November, 2004. It has acquired profitable, well respected IT systems integrators specializing in data center, cloud services, collaboration technologies, and security and compliance, which it has integrated into its operating subsidiary Core BTS, Inc. CTi's principal institutional investor is Founders Equity Inc.
About Founders Equity Inc.
Since 1969, Founders Equity has been actively engaged in private equity investing and enhancing the value of small to mid-cap enterprises. All of its principals have had significant operating experience and, accordingly, Founders Equity strives to be added-value partners with entrepreneurial owners and management teams. It focuses on later stage growth equity investments, recapitalizations or buyouts of established businesses and management teams pursuing an acquisition growth strategy. For more information on Founders Equity, please visit our website at www.fequity.com.
Core BTS, Inc.