Codero Announces John Martis as New CEO
Hosting Technology Veteran to Drive Further Growth and Innovation
August 29th, 2017
Austin, Texas: Codero Holdings, Inc. (Codero), a leader in infrastructure and technology enablement, has appointed John Martis as President and Chief Executive Officer effective September 5, 2017. Leo Staurulakis, chairman of the board of directors and current co-CEO, will continue to serve as chairman of the board. “John is ideally suited to continue Codero’s growth,” said Staurulakis. “John will provide the leadership and strategic vision that keeps Codero and our customers ahead of today's rapid pace of change."
John Martis has spent over twenty years developing and expanding some of the most successful technology platforms in the world. He founded and led American Digital Network from a start-up into a multimillion-dollar business, establishing it as an early leader in the all-digital ISP market. Prior to Codero, he was President and CEO of Hostway, leading the international company in its transformation from shared hosting into a highly recognized provider of dedicated servers and managed hosting. Before that, he was Executive Vice President of Abacus America (Aplus.Net), an international web hosting company, overseeing all datacenter operations, system engineering and software development.
“I’m incredibly excited to join the Codero team,” said Martis. “Codero has the rare combination of passionate customers, leading products and remarkable employees. Codero’s dedication to market innovation and providing best-in-class solutions for enterprises of all sizes is a real differentiator. While we will continue adding cloud services and capabilities for our customers and deepening our partnerships with telecommunication providers, our mission remains unchanged – to help people effectively manage growth while maintaining a hassle-free IT infrastructure.”
Bill King, current Codero co-CEO and a member of Codero’s board of directors stated, “Codero provides sophisticated products at scale so that all companies, regardless of size, can leverage advanced IT solutions at their own pace. John’s proven track record of engaging customers and leveraging strategic partnerships will be instrumental in Codero’s continued growth.”
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