August Zehner joined IFN in November, 2010 as the Enterprise Sales Manager. He was promoted to Vice President of Sales and Marketing in 2014. With over 25 years of experience working in a wide variety of technology companies, August enjoys change and the advances technology can bring. He started his career initially working in the computer industry in the late 1980s, for a successful startup company that is now part of Bell Industries (OTC: BLLI).
In the early 1990s, moving into data communications with the start of the Internet, August was the District Manager at Data Processing Sciences (DPS). It was with DPS where he developed his technical sales knowledge of IP infrastructure and understanding of legacy communications. He also learned the importance of partnering with channel partners when he managed carrier relationships for DPS with Ameritech, Bell South, and AT&T.
Prior to IFN, August worked for CTI Group (OTC: CTIG), as Director of New Business Development – VoIP Division. He focused on OEM and Enterprise relationships in the telecommunication software space, working with the major Softswitch manufacturers; BroadSoft, GenBand, Sylantro, NCI and MetaSwitch to name just a few.
August holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Ball State University, and an MBA from Anderson University. August and his wife, Kathy, reside in Anderson, Indiana.