More Big News for xByte Technologies
xByte Technologies, appointed Ryan Brown as Chief Executive Officer as of January 1, 2015. Wanting to spend more time with family and on philanthropic ventures, founder and previous CEO Tom Santilli and COO and partner Stephen Jaynes have stepped down and taken on advisory roles as board members for xByte Technologies.
Ryan Brown has been with xByte Technologies just over 5 years, most recently as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing, where he oversaw all aspects of sales, market strategy, and brand management. In 2014, he led the sales team to multiple record-breaking sales months, demonstrating his aptitude for growth and ability to lead a company.
“I started xByte Technologies out of my living room almost 14 years ago, and built the business on the foundation of quality products and exceptional customer service,” Tom Santilli, former CEO and current Chairman stated. “xByte is growing exponentially, and I know that Ryan possesses the intellect, business experience, vision, and leadership skills that will take xByte to the next level; all without compromising the foundation on which the company was built.”
Ryan Brown, current CEO said, “I am honored to be presented with this opportunity to lead the best team in the industry. I look forward to not only growing xByte from a financial aspect, but also expanding the xByte team, giving us the ability to even better serve our growing customer base.”
“Over the past 5 years, Ryan has proven himself to be an integral component of xByte’s success and that made him an obvious choice for the CEO position. Tom and I are elated that he has accepted the position, and we’re excited about this new chapter for xByte Technologies,” said Stephen Jaynes, current Vice Chairman.
Ryan graduated from Virginia Tech with an Accounting Information Systems degree and has been in the IT industry for 15 years. He began his IT career by talking to customers about their business needs as a sales engineer for an ERP software company. From there, he transitioned into product management, marketing, and sales management. Beyond knowledge of both software and hardware technologies, he has an expertise in understanding business needs and finding the right solution.
Ryan’s focus on customers and the superior service xByte provides to each and every one of them has been an essential factor in xByte’s growth over the past 5 years. Customers can still look forward to exceptional service and quality Dell servers and parts!
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