John Poole founded Strategic Products and Services (SPS) in 1988. Under John's leadership, SPS has evolved into the leading systems integrator for Unified Communication (UC) technologies, including collaboration, telephony, video/multimedia and contact centers.
To promote the growth of the company, John plays an active role in directing strategic vision and growth initiatives, including acquisition strategy and execution. He works closely with the executive and leadership teams to address operational challenges and ensure SPS has the proper plan and organizational structure in place to grow in its role as a systems integrator and managed services provider. He has repeatedly been recognized by industry leaders for his steadfast business ethics, commitment to growth and consistent delivery of sustainable business results.
John has over 30 years of experience in leadership roles across the communications industry. He earned an M.S. in management science from the Sloan School at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.S. in physics from Eckerd College.
With his vision for growth and keen strategic mind, John has expanded SPS’s breadth, depth and competencies and transformed the company into a leader in its industry.