Building upon a progressive career in sales, sales management and business development, Lou has achieved a successful track record of continuous growth for both Fortune 500 and high-growth businesses in Information Technology and Telecommunications. Prior to Adeptia, Lou worked for EDS Corporation in the Information Solutions business, where he led multi-functional, mega-deal teams in developing outsourcing opportunities for Fortune 1000 companies in the Chicago area, producing sales engagements worth over $300M. Previously, Lou was Senior Director of Sales and Business Services at Ameritech’s start-up long distance division. As a key executive in building the new division, he was directly involved in all business aspects of initiating, developing, growing and launching this billion-dollar company. Lou also led his organization as the preferred sales and support channel for retail, wholesale and cellular long distance, generating over $150M annually. Earlier in his career, Lou held sales positions of increasing responsibility for companies such as Oracle, Digital, and Xerox.
Lou has a B.S. degree in Marketing from Southern Illinois University.