NWN Appoints Brian Gai as SVP of Cloud and Hosted Solutions in the West

Sacramento, CA –NWN Corporation is proud to announce Brian Gai as Senior Vice President of its NCloud™ business unit in the West region. Based out of NWN’s Gold River, California office, Gai will be responsible for driving growth in hosted solutions such as NWN Communications, the company’s hosted voice and video solution. Gai will also manage strategic partnerships in the West with leading vendors such as Cisco.

With this appointment, NWN adds to its substantial investment in its cloud and hosted solutions. “NWN has a long history of delivering robust communications solutions for customers all over the country. To do that, we’ve made significant investments in our infrastructure and engineering capabilities,” said NWN Chief Operating Officer Skip Tappen. “Naming Brian to this critical role shows our commitment to helping customers meet their increasingly important cloud requirements.”

Brian Gai has over 18 years of experience in solution selling in the IT industry. He’s been responsible for the overall go to market strategy and sales teams for the western region of NWN for the past 5 years. Prior to joining the NWN team, Brian was the VP of Sales and Operations for Western Blue Corporation. In that role, he served the State of California education, local government, and commercial customers. Previously, he was responsible for software sales in the northwest for Marimba. Brian also held services sales positions for Hewlett-Packard Company.