In this position, Bechtold will report directly to CloudJumper chief sales officer Max Pruger. As channel sales manager Bechtold will be responsible for developing new channel partners throughout North America, building successful relationships with MSPs and telco partners.
Prior to CloudJumper, Bechtold served as CEO of Agility IT, an Atlanta-based managed service provider. At Agility IT, Bechtold white labeled the CloudJumper WaaS solution, marketing it to his customer base, according to the press release.
Previously, Bechtold was CEO of cloud service provider Insource Technologies where he led the startup, overseeing all sales management activities for the organization.
Recent research on the global WaaS market suggests that it will reach $18.37 billion by the end of 2022.
"As analysts have forecast, the WaaS market will be an area of growth over the next several years," Scott Bechtold, channel sales manager, CloudJumper said in a statement. "CloudJumper is positioned to succeed and lead in this market with an increasing number of MSPs and telcos who understand the opportunity and advantages of partnering with a pioneer in the space."
"In the evolving managed services business, IT service providers are faced with new challenges on a regular basis, including the identification of simple yet profitable cloud solutions for business consumption," Max Pruger, chief sales officer, CloudJumper said. "As the former owner of an MSP himself, Scott brings the kind of experience we need to support the education of our markets. We are pleased to have him join with CloudJumper in these efforts and to help our partners achieve greater financial success."