Former GIS President Cooper Appointed to Continuum Board of Advisors
Continuum, which provides solutions for managed IT service provides, recently reported that it’s appointed Dan Cooper, managing partner of Jamcoop LLC and chairman of Terrell’s Office Solutions, to its board of advisors.
Cooper joined Xerox company Global Imaging Systems (GIS) subsidiary, Electronic Systems (ESI), in 1999 and was appointed to president in 2000. Under his leadership, ESI, an early pioneer in providing managed IT services, grew to into a $160 million company and one of the largest within the portfolio of Global Imaging Systems – now itself known as Xerox Business Solutions.
In 2005, Cooper was promoted to the headquarters of GIS, where he was responsible for overseeing 41 companies across the United States that included $2 billion in revenue. He retired from GIS as president in August 2018. Prior to joining ESI, he spent 10 years with Danka Industries, where he served as a regional general manager responsible for sales, operations, and customer support.
Continuum CEO Michael George commented: “Dan’s over 30 years of experience of driving exceptional growth for GIS and its portfolio of office technology dealers has given him a valuable perspective on the IT channel industry and what is required to capitalize on today’s lucrative and growing SMB market. We’re thrilled to welcome him to Continuum’s Board of Advisors, and are looking forward to utilizing his industry knowledge and insight to further our economic acceleration and business expansion.”
Cooper now consults with office equipment dealers across the country diversify their companies into total solution providers.
“Continuum’s unparalleled business model, its highly talented employees, and incredible portfolio of products has positioned the company as a leader in the office equipment solution provider space,” said Cooper. “As a member of Continuum’s Board of Advisors, I’m excited to have the opportunity to continue building on the momentum Continuum has already established to further the company’s continued expansion and growth.”
Continuum says it empowers managed IT service providers, giving them the technology platform, services, and processes they need to simplify IT management and deliver exceptional service to their small and mid-size clients. Continuum’s vertically integrated service delivery model combines an unmatched SaaS-based technology suite with a NOC, SOC and Help Desk, allowing them to not only remotely monitor, manage, secure and backup their clients’ IT environments from a single pane of glass, “but scale rapidly and profitably.” Continuum employs more than 1,400 professionals worldwide and monitors more than 1 million endpoints for its 5,800 partners, including IT service providers serving more than 65,000 SMB customers and Web-hosting providers protecting more than 250,000 servers with Continuum’s BDR product line.