Tony Naughtin has senior experience in operating management, business development, and consulting roles. He has been a successful entrepreneur, and has expertise in developing and executing business models, and driving successful relationships with customers, partners, institutional investors, and analysts.
Earlier in his career Naughtin co-founded Internap Network Services (“INAP”), serving as its CEO and leading the company to $125 million in annual revenues in 5+ years. More recently he has served in senior management, business development, and consulting roles in the cloud, managed services, and business technology ecosystems. He currently focuses on providing business advisory services to technology and service provider clients, including GTM strategy and execution, financing strategy, and planning and hiring for scale and profitability.
Mr. Naughtin has served as a board director for a variety of companies including Internap, Counterpane Security (acquired by BT), and others, and currently serves on the board of the Pacific NW Gigapop. He was a founding director of the Center for Technology and Entrepreneurship at the UW Foster School of Business. Mr. Naughtin began his career as a staff attorney with Cablevision Systems Corporation. He holds a B.A. in Communications from the University of Iowa and is a graduate of the Creighton University School of Law.