Rochester Business Journal | February 17, 2021
By: Velvet Spicer
Jeff Valentine has joined the firm as president and chief operating officer. As a leading managed cloud service provider, Innovative is growing in partnership with customers of Amazon Web Services (AWS) as it enables their digital transformations with a focus on cost optimization, cloud security and operational excellence, officials said this week. Valentine will drive the scalability of operations to drive unmatched customer experiences for businesses everywhere.
“Jeff’s background leading several successful technology companies, including three years as a C-level executive at one of our technology partners, provides our team and our customers with the opportunity to rise up like never before,” said Innovative CEO Justin Copie.
Innovative has served the technology needs of businesses for more than 30 years and has experienced exponential growth since 2019 as it expanded its managed cloud services offering into over 240 cities and three countries.
“Businesses everywhere are realizing that moving more of their applications and operations to the cloud helps them meet their goals,” Valentine said. “I’m excited because Innovative helps businesses accelerate their digital transformations with our army of cloud experts, our technology, and our best practices.”
Valentine brings more than two decades of experience in starting, growing and investing in technology companies. Most recently, Valentine spent three years as chief technology officer at CloudCheckr.