Regional Sales Director tasked with fostering existing customer relationships and driving sales growth
Continent 8 Technologies, the award-winning provider of managed hosting, connectivity, cloud and security solutions to the global online gambling industry, continues to drive growth with the appointment of Khaled El-Din as Regional Sales Director.
Based in the UK, Khaled joins Continent 8’s global sales team as it continues to enter new regulated markets around the world, a move that is increasing its addressable audience and customer base.
Khaled is a highly experienced sales specialist and joins the global IT business from swcomms where he was Sales Manager. He has also held sales roles at Solar Communications and Chartered Developments. His knowledge of infrastructure, connectivity and hosting solutions, plus his experience working with large organisations to determine their needs and creating bespoke solutions for them, makes him perfectly suited to Continent 8.
In his new role, he has been tasked with managing and amplifying existing customer relationships, as well as supporting the overall sales division with driving new revenue growth across core regulated markets including Europe and the Americas.
Nick Nally, Chief Revenue Officer at Continent 8 Technologies, said: “Khaled is a fantastic addition to our global sales team, and we look forward to benefiting from his experience, skills, and commitment to customer satisfaction, as we look to better support existing customers and connect with new ones.
“With Khaled in the team, we can keep driving awareness of our solutions and services among those not currently working with Continent 8, whilst doubling down on the support we provide to those that are.”
Khaled El-Din, Regional Sales Director at Continent 8 Technologies, added: “This is a very exciting time to be joining Continent 8 as demand for its managed hosting, connectivity, cloud and security solutions is on the rise.
“Continent 8 works with many of the biggest names in the industry, and it’s an honour to be working closely with the team, as well as an impressive collection of customers that trust in our solutions and our people. I am looking forward to playing a part in helping operators and suppliers access the infrastructure they need to succeed as the gambling market continues to grow at pace, globally.”
AWS specialist joins go-to infrastructure provider to the regulated global online gambling industry
Continent 8 Technologies, the award-winning provider of managed hosting, connectivity, cloud and security solutions to the global online gambling industry, has welcomed Carl Bonner as Regional Sales Director.
The appointment augments Continent 8’s global sales team at a time when demand for its solutions and services continues to rise amid the ongoing roll-out of regulated online gambling in key jurisdictions around the world.
Carl is a highly experienced cloud specialist and joins Continent 8 from AWS (Amazon Web Services) where he has been senior account manager for the past three and a half years, co-founding the Betting & Gaming division, supporting a range of well-known iGaming brands with various AWS services.
Prior to that, he held senior roles at cloud-based enterprise software company, Oracle. This has seen him work with some of the biggest brands in Europe including Pret a Manger, WHSmith, Shazam, UiPath and ESET, supporting their cloud strategies and deployments.
He brings this wealth of experience to Continent 8 where he will be responsible for supporting the provider’s multi-cloud strategy and growing its customer base in core regulated iGaming markets, such as the fast-growing US market.
Continent 8’s multi-cloud strategy allows it to support customers with its regulated Public Cloud, Private Cloud, as well as Hyperscale Cloud solutions. It holds AWS Advanced Tier Consulting Partner status so that it can assist customers with AWS projects and deployments. It is also a Microsoft Silver Partner, augmenting its existing cloud offering with Microsoft Azure Stack.
Brian B. Koh, Chief Commercial Officer at Continent 8 Technologies, said: “I’d like to welcome Carl to our global sales team and look forward to benefitting from his unrivalled experience with supporting well-known brands in the iGaming sector with cloud-based solutions.
“We are the go-to regulated cloud provider for the biggest operators and suppliers in the industry, and with Carl onboard, we will be able to better support existing customers and drive awareness of our solutions and services among those not already working with Continent 8.”
Carl Bonner, Regional Sales Director at Continent 8 Technologies, added: “Joining Continent 8 allows me to share my passion for cloud-based solutions with operators and suppliers in the iGaming industry, making them aware of the huge upsides they can unlock by utilising the cloud.
“I am thrilled to be joining such a respected business as Regional Sales Director and working with the wider team to not only meet but exceed our goals for growth.”
Continent 8 Technologies, the award winning multi-jurisdictional hosting and connectivity provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Quayle as Senior Product Manager, based at the Company’s Headquarters in the Isle of Man.
Stephen Trimble, Chief Product and Marketing Officer for the Group commented “Ian is joining at a very exciting time indeed for Continent 8. Having recently taken our network truly global and now active in nearly 30 locations across Europe, Asia and the Americas we have further expansion plans across our product and service catalogue. Being able to bolster the global product team with someone with Ian’s expertise at our Isle of Man corporate headquarters is great news all-round. “
Ian brings a wealth of knowledge to the business, with over 18 years experience in Technology Consulting and Leadership Roles within Telecommunications, Data Centre / Hosting, IT Service and Financial Services business. Ian’s most recent role was as the Head of Technology Design with a Global Financial Services organisation where, among other achievements, he was responsible for the design and realisation of their new Secure Global WAN and hosting environment.
Ian added “The solid foundations that Continent 8 has laid with their extensive global network and hosting environment, combined with the obvious talents of the technical teams across the jurisdictions makes for a superb environment to build great things. I was naturally drawn to this and am very excited to be taking a product-focused role, to work with the team at Continent 8 in further building on those amazing foundations and enhancing the product portfolio in new and exciting ways – for the benefit of our all our customers!”
Michael Tobin, CEO and co-founder of Continent 8, welcomed Ian’s appointment, “Continent 8 prides itself on its global growth and the ability to attract highly qualified people, such as Ian. Our company’s continued success and international expansion depends on the quality and experience of our personnel. I heartily welcome Ian to the Continent 8 team.”
Continent 8 Technologies, the award winning multi-jurisdictional hosting and connectivity provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Caroline Moran as Account Manager and Jason Malone as Senior Network Analyst, both based at the Company’s Headquarters in the Isle of Man.
Michael Tobin, CEO and co-founder of Continent 8, welcomed the appointments, “Continent 8 prides itself on its growth and investment in the Isle of Man and the ability to attract such highly qualified and respected people such as Caroline and Jason. Our company’s continued success – locally and globally – depends on attracting and retaining the best people in the industry.”
Peter Williams, Global Sales Director for the Group commented, “Caroline is a great addition to the sales team and brings a wealth of local knowledge and experience within the offshore business community, where she is highly regarded for her ability to deliver outstanding customer service
Caroline joins Continent 8 with 20 years Corporate Account Management and more recently a Global Solutions Account Management experience with key strategic accounts.
Caroline added “Continent 8 is a progressive, agile company with a portfolio of products and services that I believe offer uniqu benefits for both local and global customers. Offering connectivity solutions that are entirely owned and managed by Continent 8 enables us to offer a single point of contact and responsibility for global companies. I am very much looking forward to creating greater local awareness of Continent 8, whilst strengthening and building on existing customer relationships.”
John Stone, CTO for the company commented, “We are delighted to have attracted such an experienced and talented individual as Jason. His skills and experience greatly complement our plans for the expansion of our global private network and associated products.”
Jason Malone Jason brings a wealth of experience gained in the in the telecommunications sector, previously as Head of Hosting, Managed and Transport Networks Jason had the responsibility for maintaining fibre infrastructure, broadband and transport networks across the UK, Ireland and the Isle of Man. Specialising in Cisco, Alcatel and Huawei technologies he designed and developed a number cutting edge leading solutions for today’s market place.
Jason added “It’s exciting to be part of a company such as Continent 8 who are the market leader in their business sector. I’m looking forward to working with the team and getting to grips with the company’s rapidly expanding global private network.”