Global Channel Chief
John DeLozier is a key member of the 8x8 senior leadership team holding the position of Global Channel Chief, Channel Strategy and Sales. DeLozier is a seasoned and well-respected channel leader who has received countless awards in the channel community. DeLozier blends his unique expertise in route to market expansion with a keen dedication to a channel first culture. His charge includes developing the strategy, governance and results of the 8x8 partner program and channel ecosystem. DeLozier comes to 8x8 from CenturyLink, where he helped create the award-winning Channel Alliance Partner Program and worked as a tireless leadership advocate for the partner community.
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, leading Sales and Marketing, and delivering incredible growth for the company. Cross was sold to Arrow Electronics, where DeLozier stayed on as Global Head of Sales leading their successful transformation for a number of 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.