Partner & Managing Director
About John Bova
With sales and consulting experience spanning the evolution from POTS lines to voice and data networks to the cloud-based solutions of today, John Bova brings a wealth of technology solutions knowledge to the UPSTACK partner advisory team.
This seasoned veteran started in sales for Cable & Wireless and then joined Metromedia’s sales team. He developed a strength in forging genuine customer relationships across various verticals, including retail grocery.
These experiences led him to co-found Subsidium Technologies in 2002 with his business partner, Ed Degenhart. Subsidium, based in Clifton Park, N.Y., serves as a single resource for all major network service providers and has grown over two decades to serve more than 120 customers.
As a Partner and Managing Director at UPSTACK, John continues to provide exemplary service and source custom solutions with a diverse set of suppliers to their customers. John takes a measured approach to advising clients when evaluating next-gen and emerging solutions. He has brought his expertise to the niche industries of retail and government.
John and Ed collaborated with a grocery retail customer with over 200 sites in the northeast and designed a fiber deployment replacing all traditional TDM circuits with SD-WAN and a UCaaS solution. With this successful deployment, the customer had full visibility into their network and voice in addition to cost savings and increased reliability.
With deep expertise of the unique requirements of a government customer, John and Ed led a successful fiber deployment that replaced all traditional TDM circuits at over 150 state government rural sites. The customer was able to save on costs while adding higher bandwidth applications and were able to add video due to an increase in reliability.