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Steadfast Networks Appoints Joseph Bong as Chief Revenue Officer

Posted in Steadfast in the News on June 18th, 2012

Industry Veteran to provide Leadership and experience as company continues to experience tremendous growth

Chicago, IL, June 18, 2012 – Steadfast Networks today announced that Joseph Bong is joining the company as Chief Revenue Officer. Bong, 47, brings over 23 years experience in Business Development, Client Management, Mergers and Acquisitions and Expansion. Joe has previously held titles of President, Vice President, Partner and Director of Global Sales. Mr. Bong has been instrumental with several companies in their explosive growth including WhittmanHart, starting with 200 employees and contributing to the growth to 4800 employees across 21 offices in the US and Europe.

As CRO for Steadfast, Joe will be responsible for driving revenue growth by increasing their client base, identifying expansion opportunities through new Geographies and Acquisition opportunities.

"We're very excited to have Joe onboard," said Karl Zimmerman, President of Steadfast, "the experience, expertise and vision he'll bring to our sales and marketing efforts is exactly what we need to continue our high level of growth and expansion for years to come."

Joe says, "I've been in this business for over 20 years and I'm thrilled to bring my experience within IT to the Steadfast team and help take this great company to the next level. They're obviously doing things right with their high levels of customer retention and satisfaction, now it's time to build on that success."

Already known for their flexible, adaptable hosted environment the focus and drive that Joe brings will be instrumental to increasing Steadfast Networks' brand recognition and reach. Established as a trusted provider of managed cloud hosting, dedicated server, colocation, and security services, Steadfast is in an ideal place to begin expanding its sales and marketing efforts. The addition of Joe as CRO is part of that aggressive plan to increase awareness of the many services Steadfast offers.

With solutions that are tailored to fit its clients' needs, the Steadfast team expects big results as more companies become aware of the high levels of customer service and support that Steadfast is known for. "With a company as stable and respected as Steadfast, and with the added presence and brand awareness there is no limit to how far we can go," Joe said. Karl concurred saying, "Joe knows how to build business and it's the perfect time for us to expand our reach. We're all very excited."

Joe currently lives in Wheaton and has 3 children, Stephanie, Dillon and Alec.


About Steadfast

Founded in 1998, Steadfast Networks has a long-running reputation of providing supreme reliability in dedicated servers, colocation, and cloud hosting services.  While operating two data centers in Chicago and a third in New York City, Steadfast maintains some of the industry’s finest in-house, on-site support staff, and redundant data center infrastructure that’s second to none.  For more information, visit

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