Matthew Montgomery, managing director for the Verizon Business Group, leads the Business Channel Sales group. As a 20-year industry veteran, Matthew has held numerous leadership roles in sales, business telesales, engineering, marketing and channel management. Prior to joining Verizon, he held senior management positions at HP, Sprint and Wireless Knowledge – a Microsoft and Qualcomm joint venture. In his current role, Matthew leads all mobility indirect channels, which include business solution distribution, business agency and all Verizon world class IoT channels. In his career, Matthew has designed and launched several successful channel programs, including the Verizon Partner Program, and was awarded the CRN Channel Chief – a leading Industry designation for his contribution. The Verizon Partner Program is a prominent business channel that provides network resale and collaboration services for all Verizon business customers. The channel’s resources focus on creating partner-driven solutions that complement Verizon’s IoT capabilities and expertise. They also create mobile-first, mobile-only, industry-leading solutions and innovative enablement tools that effectively bring together applications, people and environments.