Cloud5 Names Mark Holzberg Chief Executive Officer
Company also taps communications product development veteran Daniel Langrill for its product leadership role
CHICAGO -- Cloud5 Communications, the leading communications technology and services provider for hospitality, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer Mark Holzberg as President and Chief Executive Officer. Holzberg previously ran Cloud5's technology products business unit and now will also manage its services business, including contact centers, overseeing the entire 450+ person Cloud5 organization that serves thousands of hotels and millions of guests with superior hospitality communications solutions.
Effective immediately, Holzberg will be responsible for all aspects of the company, including operations, product, engineering, sales and marketing, services, finance, and administrative functions.
"Cloud5's strategy has never been more compelling, and we have made and will continue to make significant investments in exceeding customer expectations as evidenced by achieving top vendor performance scores on a regular basis," said Holzberg, Chief Executive Officer. "I am incredibly energized to lead the company to its next phase of innovation investment, combined with operational excellence."
Holzberg was Cloud5 EVP and Chief Commercial Officer for two years prior to the promotion to CEO. He came to Cloud5 with over two decades of success building and running companies in the hospitality technology space. His experience includes serving as CEO of Alphanet Hospitality Systems, which he helped take public in Toronto, and CEO of Lorica Solutions, a premier IP technology and managed services company. After merging Lorica into XETA Technologies, he led XETA Hospitality through its next phase of successful development. Holzberg directed a company pivot and expansion as Swisscom Hospitality's leader for the Americas and Global Managed Services. He has also held executive leadership positions with TravelClick, Bartech, and IRIS Software Systems.
In addition to the CEO appointment, Cloud5 is announcing expansion of its product and development leadership. Daniel Langrill, an expert communications technology innovator and former product management lead of Motorola enterprise communications and Industrial IoT solutions, has been named Cloud5 Vice President of Product Management and Development, reporting to Holzberg.
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About Cloud5 Communications
Cloud5 Communications is hospitality's leading communications technology and services platform. Its holistic communications platform brings together advanced data and voice solutions, including end-to-end High-Speed Internet Access (HSIA), converged networks, hosted and on-premise PBX, WAN/LAN management, network design and skilled 24/7 support, as well as contact center services. Cloud5 Communications serves thousands of hotels for leading brands, independents and management companies, and touches millions of guests and staff every day. For more information on Cloud5 Communications, visit www.cloud5.com, or call 877.241.2516.