Richard Murray, chief commercial officer for Telarus, is a well-known and respected member of the channel community, with strong ties to both telecom and cloud technologies. He was an early supporter of embracing the cloud and is a tireless advocate for the independent channel and end users. Under his leadership, CarrierSales became one of the largest and most respected technology brokers in the nation, including being listed on Inc. 5000’s fastest growing companies for both 2016 and 2017. In 2017 Murray entered an agreement with Adam Edwards and Patrick Oborn of Telarus to merge the two companies. The result is the largest privately-held technology solution broker in the U.S.