Senior Vice President, Marketing and Product
Jake Heinz is senior vice president, marketing and product for XO. Under Heinz’s leadership, his organization drives the XO product management, pricing, and marketing strategies focused on enterprise opportunities. Previously, he served as vice president of the small business group for XO, where he managed all aspects of sales, marketing, and acquisitions to build lasting relationships with XO customers. Prior thereto, Heinz served as vice president of marketing and product for XO where he was responsible for product management, acquisition and retention strategies as well as marketing communications.
Heinz has more than 18 years of experience in technical leadership roles and working with IP-VPN, VoIP, hosted PBX, cloud computing, cybersecurity and managed services. Before joining XO, Heinz served as Chief Integration Officer at MegaPath Inc., a three-way merger of telecommunications companies (Covad Communications, MegaPath and Speakeasy). At MegaPath, he built a cross-functional integration plan that incorporated all aspects of the businesses, developed integration teams and designed the structure and leadership matrix. Before joining MegaPath, Heinz served as vice president and general manager of VoIP services for Covad. He was responsible for all aspects of services, marketing, product development, engineering and operations for their VoIP business. Previously, he served as vice president of customer operations for Covad.
Heinz earned his Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the United States Naval Academy and his MBA from Duke University.