Life of the Entrepreneur: Controlling Your Destiny
421_ 9/6/11 - This interview was conducted in Dec 2007 for the NCWIT Heroes channel. ViaWest, one of the nation’s largest privately held colocation, cloud and managed services providers, announced today (11/1/12) that Nancy Phillips, co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, has been named Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Roy Dimoff, co-founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board, will continue in his role as Chairman.
Here are a few keys for being a successful entrepreneur shared by Nancy Phillips: Maintain a good sense of humor; Overcome the nay-sayers; and Practice real-world economics. Nancy is the Co-Founder and, CEO of ViaWest and she shared her story and poignant points about building and growing a business even in the toughest of times with Lucy Sanders, CEO and Founder of the National Center for Women & Information Technology and NCWIT board member, Lee Kennedy along with Larry Nelson.
Nancy loves technology and people and has a long history with the Telecom industry. She enjoys the challenges of being an entrepreneur for many reasons including her passion to control her destiny. Nancy says her husband claims, "Because I'm a control freak." Nancy has also been a principal, executive and consultant for numerous successful telecommunications companies including France Telecom, MCI and Qwest. Over 15 years ago, she began her career with Teleconferencing Systems Canada as Vice President of Sales and it was in this role that she met Roy Dimoff - the two have been loyal business partners ever since. Nancy shares some excellent advice for managers, leaders and entrepreneurs.
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