Technology >> CEO Interviews >> September 19, 2011

Internap Network Services Corporation – Paul Carmody

Paul Carmody is a Senior Vice President of Internap Network Services Corporation, and he leads the product management and business development functions across the complete portfolio of Internap solutions, including data center services and IP services. He is a seasoned executive with extensive product management, development and strategy experience spanning key technology sectors, including IT hosting, software as a service and enterprise software. Mr. Carmody leads his teams in the creation, evaluation and execution of business plans that support Internap's long-term profitable growth strategy. He was previously at The Broadlane Group, one of the leading cost-management companies in the health care industry, where he served as SVP of Marketing, Product & Strategy. At Broadlane, he led the conception and implementation of corporate strategy, contributing to the successful sale of the company in November 2010. Prior to Broadlane, Mr. Carmody spent four years in key positions at Rackspace US, Inc., including Vice President of Product Development. At Rackspace, he was a central player in developing product strategy, building the product team and overseeing dozens of product launches as the company grew from less than $100 million to more than $600 million in annual revenue. Mr. Carmody began his career as a Consultant at McKinsey & Company and has also held positions at Closedloop Solutions, Inc.; Lawson and Zenith Electronics. He holds an MBA from Stanford University and an A.B. from Princeton University. Profile
TWST: Please start with a brief history of Internap and bring us to where the company is today.

Mr. Carmody: Internap (INAP) was founded in 1996 under the premise that the Internet could be made