VP and Global Channel Chief
John DeLozier is a key member of the 8x8 leadership team and holds the position of Global Channel Chief, VP Channel strategy and execution. DeLozier is highly decorated and well-respected in the channel community bringing more than 20 years of experience in business management and channel development. His charge includes overseeing the development and execution of the 8x8 partner program worldwide. DeLozier comes to 8x8 from CenturyLink, where he helped create the award-winning Channel Alliance Partner Program.
His career includes co-founding and running ACT, a system integration and application development company focusing on unified communications and collaboration (UCC) and call center implementations. ACT was widely recognized as the Avaya VAR communities preferred Platinum Services Partner. After selling ACT to Cross Telecom, he became Executive Vice President of that organization, handling Sales and Marketing, where the company maintained incredible growth based on his efforts. Cross was sold to Arrow Electronics, where DeLozier stayed on as Global Head of Sales and was successful for many years.
DeLozier graduated from The Rinker School of Business, at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, Florida, with a degree in Business Management and Religion.