Case to Lead Continued Mission to Accelerate Global Skype for Business Growth
Bellevue, WA – June 14, 2017 – Unify Square, the leading provider of software, consulting and 24×7 cloud managed services for Skype for Business, today announced that on May 30th it had appointed John Case to CEO of Unify Square. Sonu Aggarwal, founder and former CEO, will remain on Unify Square’s board of directors, and play an instrumental role in contributing to Unify Square’s continued success.
“Given the strength of Unify Square’s software and services offering, and the tremendous growth in the UC space, the company has entered a pivotal point of accelerated, global growth,” said Geoff Baldwin, Chairman of the Board for Unify Square. “To capitalize on the company’s momentum, the board felt it was the right time to transition to John Case’s leadership. John’s commercial skills and relationships with Microsoft and numerous global enterprise customers will prove instrumental in leading the company’s next phase of growth.”
John will focus immediate efforts on building deeper connections with key customers, bolstering the sales team, and envisioning the next generation of SaaS products. He will work to enhance existing partnerships, such as Microsoft and British Telecom, to build more channels, and to drive revenue with new subscription sales for existing and prospective customers.
“I’ve been closely watching Unify Square’s product development, company growth and impressive list of global Fortune 100 enterprise customers for quite some time. I saw first-hand how Unify Square was able to offer up industry leading expertise and software to help these customers become successful with Skype for Business,” said John Case, CEO for Unify Square. “Given my background in this space I expect to onboard and transition quickly to help the Unify Square grow and expand our capabilities. My goal is to work closely with the team to identify efforts which have proven successful to date and to strategically execute on new and innovative ways of introducing PowerSuite to enterprises — there’s a huge opportunity to drive direct sales and create new partnership channels for accelerated Skype for Business global adoption.”
Prior to joining Unify Square, John held various leadership positions at Microsoft for nearly two decades, most recently serving as Corporate Vice President of Office and Office 365 Marketing, where he was responsible for commercial and consumer go-to-market of the company’s client and server productivity portfolio, which includes Microsoft Office, Office 365, SharePoint, Exchange, Yammer, Project, Visio and Skype for Business. John holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Williams College, and an M.B.A from Dartmouth College.