In February, 2013, Mr. Coughlin joined FirstLight as Chief Revenue Officer, where is he is responsible for leading all aspects of Sales & Marketing on behalf of the Company and for executing the Company’s growth plans. Previously, he served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Fibertower. From 2005-2009, he served as Vice President of Sales at RCN Metro (formerly NEON Communications and Globix Corporation), where he was responsible for sales and marketing for the entire U.S. and oversaw a sales team comprised of 55 people. Prior to that position, he served as Senior Director of Sales at NEON from October 2001 until December 2005. Mr. Coughlin also served as a Senior Account Executive with NEON and other telecommunications companies, including AT&T and USTelecenters, during which time he was recognized for being a leading sales contributor for major accounts.
Mr. Coughlin holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.