Martin Capurro is a seasoned technology executive with a keen ability to recognize trends in IT and Telecom and drive transformative solutions that leverage cutting edge technologies. He has led businesses and technology services teams through tough hyper-growth, turn-arounds and start-ups. As Vice President & General Manager of EdgeMicro, Martin will drive the development and execution of market strategy, business operations, productization of EdgeMicro services and the evolution of the product roadmap.
Prior to joining EdgeMicro, Martin was General Manager of Long View US and was responsible for successfully transitioning the business from transactional HW/SW resell model to high-value managed services and management consulting. In 2011, Martin was a key player in the CenturyLink acquisition of Savvis and went on to manage Cloud & Managed Services products for the combined company resulting in CenturyLink achieving a leadership position in Cloud services as acknowledged by Gartner, IDC, and Forrester.
Prior to this, he was Vice President of Product & Development for the Qwest Hosting & Cloud business, leading the transition from colocation to higher-value services. Martin previously was responsible for Wide-Area-Networking, Security Services, Internet and Network Managed Services portfolios leading industry first initiatives in MPLS, Internet edge expansion and peering models, growing them to +$1.5B in annualized revenues.
Martin served on the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC), a Presidential-appointed subcommittee tasked with Cloud security in 2011-2012 and is an Agile and Lean advocate along with being a certified Agile Scrum Master.