B.Yond announced the appointment of Chance Mannina as the company’s Chief Revenue Officer, effective immediately. Chance will lead B.Yond’s global sales, pre-sales, business development, marketing, partnerships, and sales operations.
Chance has an expansive history of creating and developing hyper-growth sales organizations, as well as introducing new products and business models into diverse markets. Over the course of his 13-year tenure at Netcracker Technology Corp., he led global business development, helping grow the company from a startup to a significant exit to NEC. Chance also led multiple acquisitions, creating one of the largest B/OSS revenue generators globally. Additionally, as VP of Global Sales for Virtualization and IoT at NEC/Netcracker, he brought a new asset to the market through the development of new revenue ideas, solutions, and commercial models for service providers globally.
“Chance is an experienced senior sales leader known for flawless sales execution as well as a passion for mentoring and growing teams,” said Ned Taleb, CEO of B.Yond. “His experience in working and selling operations support systems, software-defined networking, and network function virtualization solutions makes him a valuable addition to our leadership team. In addition, Chance’s ability to recognize trends and gaps in the industry, as well as creativity in commercial models, will be key for our continued innovation and launching of meaningful solutions for our customers.”
In his most recent role at SolutionCogs, Chance spent time guiding multiple startups on how to leverage great technology assets into business-focused value propositions for their end customers, driven through aggressive go-to market plans. Earlier in his career, Chance spent time leading Fortune 500 sales teams for AT&T.
“I am ecstatic to be joining B.Yond at this pivotal time with a strong and agile leadership team, driven to be the unique disruptor in the approach to AI-based network management,” said Chance. “The company’s desire to grow its people, infrastructure, and business presents exciting opportunities for our customers, technology, and employees. It starts with a strong leader and I’m happy to share that vision with Ned and join a culture-first organization.”