Larry Steelman currently serves as CEO of RapidScale and Vice President of New Business Ventures for Cox Business. In this role Mr. Steelman is responsible for emerging high growth organizations within Cox Business including RapidScale, Hospitality Network, Trapollo, and Unite Private Networks. As V.P. of Sales Channels and Programs from 2010 – 2016 he was responsible for sales strategy, indirect channels, national accounts, inside sales, sales alliances, training and sales compensation. Mr. Steelman has also held interim assignments with Cox Business as the Vice President of sales and field operations for Cox Business’ western U.S. markets and Vice President of our Las Vegas market.
Prior to joining Cox Business, Mr. Steelman was an AVP of Sales with BellSouth where he was responsible for overlay sales of advanced data communications products. During his eighteen-year career there he held numerous senior roles in sales and sales operations. He also served as Vice President of Barco’s North American Out-of-Home Media and Control Room Divisions, and held Vice President of Sales positions with start-ups in the electronic commerce and software space.