Nextiva Appoints Eric Martorano, Former Microsoft GM, as Chief Revenue Officer

10 Jul 2020

Nextiva, an industry-leading cloud-based communications provider, is proud to announce that Eric Martorano will be joining the company’s executive team as its new Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). In his new role, Martorano will oversee Nextiva's global revenue strategy and go-to-market initiatives as he leads Nextiva’s sales organization.

Martorano has extensive experience in leading direct and indirect sales and marketing teams, executing high-growth channel and distribution strategies, and taking industry leading products to market. Most recently, he was the CEO of Accordo Group, which was recently acquired by MarketStar; before Accordo, he led Microsoft’s U.S. Channel Sales division as General Manager and currently sits on the Board of Directors for Velosio, one of the largest Microsoft Dynamics 365 partners worldwide.

“We are excited to welcome Eric as our Chief Revenue Officer,” says Tomas Gorny, CEO of Nextiva. “As we continue to bring innovative products to the market, we look forward to Eric focusing on scaling our sales organization and our partner community, two important areas that will help accelerate our innovation in connected communication.”

Nextiva believes Martorano’s extensive experience leading organizations of all sizes, his entrepreneurial DNA and successful managerial track record will be invaluable to the growth of the company.

"I’m thrilled to join this remarkable team as we lead the shift to connected communications and enable businesses around the world to reach their full potential by simplifying and enhancing their business communications,” Martorano says.

“I’ve long followed Nextiva’s success as an industry pioneer and one of the fastest growing UCaaS companies in the world. One thing has always been clear: Nextiva thrives on innovation, reliability, and a growth mindset." Martorano has been recognized as a top industry performer, including being named to CRN’s "Top 100 Executives."

Martorano holds an MBA from Pepperdine University and a bachelor's degree from California State University, Northridge.

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