Suttle to foster strategic partnerships and grow NJEdge’s technology services
Newark, N.J. – NJEdge announces the appointment of Nick Suttle as Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer. In this role, Suttle will drive success for the organization by developing a pipeline strategy to support current and future strategic partnerships, including prospecting for new members.
NJEdge is a fiber optic network and “above net” services provider for IT solutions. Their membership-based consortium includes academic and research institutions, including Fairleigh Dickinson University, Princeton University, Rutgers University and James Madison University as well as K-12 education, healthcare, public and non-profit service members.
Suttle joins NJEdge from Thrush Aircraft, Inc. – a leading aircraft manufacturer serving the agricultural, patrol and firefighting sectors – where he served as Chief Information Officer. Prior to that, he served as Chief Information Officer at the University System of Georgia – Darton State College in Albany, GA.
“We’re excited that someone of Nick’s caliber is joining the team at NJEdge. He brings a wealth of experience in working with technology development in higher education and other verticals,” said Samuel Conn, Ph.D., NJEdge President and Chief Executive Officer. “With his expertise and academic background, we’re confident that Nick will bring tremendous value to our current and future members.”
Suttle’s technology experience includes leadership roles in the government sector, where he served as a Forward Support Engineer for DARPA; Technical Support Lead in the U.S. Army’s Joint Special Operations Command (where he was also awarded the Bronze Star); and Intelligence Systems Integrator for the National Security Agency.
He holds an Executive Masters in Business Administration from the University of Georgia in Athens, GA.
NJEdge is a non-profit provider of high performance optical networking, Internet, digital asset management solutions, and IT products and services. NJEdge provides these solutions to colleges and universities, K-12 school districts, government entities, hospital networks and businesses as part of a membership-based consortium. NJEdge’s membership spans Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia. The company’s mission is to empower members with affordable, reliable and leading internet-based technologies and services. Visit NJEdge to learn about its technology services, benefits of membership, and upcoming events.