Brian P. Crotty

Chief Commercial Officer

Brian P. Crotty serves as Chief Commercial Officer of Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS). He brings more than 25 years’ experience in leadership roles in the telecommunications and technology sectors. Brian has a demonstrated history of putting customers’ needs first and advocating for a seamless customer lifecycle experience. His focus includes leading Sungard AS’ global sales organization and partnering closely across Sungard AS’ teams to drive customer retention and growth, all while continuing to deliver an exceptional customer experience. 

Most recently, Brian served as Executive Chairman of Comstar Technologies, a private-equity owned technology solution provider. As a member of the Board of Directors, the company management reported directly to Brian. With his oversight, Comstar realized double-digit revenue growth, while maintaining profitability. Prior to Comstar, Brian held senior leadership roles for over 12 years with Broadview Networks, notably as Chief Operating Officer. Brian played a pivotal role in the company’s transformation from a traditional local telecom service provider to a cloud-based Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) provider, and ultimately in the sale of Broadview Networks to Windstream Communications. Post-sale, in recognition for his expertise and value, Brian was asked to serve in strategic leadership roles within Windstream, including President of Mid-Market Enterprise and Commercial Markets and President, Customer Experience and Advocacy of the Cloud and Connectivity Business Unit.      

Brian earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from St. Norbert College, DePere, Wisconsin, and has a Six Sigma Green Belt from Villanova University. Brian is an active supporter of various non-profit and civic causes, contributing greatly to the communities where he lives and works.