May 18, 2010 08:05 ET
IntelePeer Appoints General Manager to Lead Telco Business Unit
Shaun Andrews Brings More Than 15 Years of Executive Leadership and Voice Industry Expertise to Drive Continued Growth of Telco Business Unit
SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - May 18, 2010) - IntelePeer Inc., a leader in the delivery of communications via cloud-based infrastructure, today announced the appointment of Shaun Andrews as the general manager of its Telco Business Unit.
Andrews will leverage his executive leadership and voice industry experience to enhance the Telco Business Unit by driving revenue and profitability through the IntelePeer Global Voice Peering Network. In this role, Andrews will lead teams that manage carrier sales, vendor relations, and product development.
"Shaun is a great addition to our executive team, bringing a record of achievements in telecommunications across product management, development, sales, operations and finance," said Frank Fawzi, IntelePeer chairman and CEO. "Under Shaun's leadership, our Telco Business Unit is well-positioned to accelerate growth and continue its remarkable success."
Before joining IntelePeer, Andrews successfully managed the profit and loss for telecommunications business units achieving hundreds of millions to multiple billions in annual revenues. Andrews most recently served as the vice president of commercial services for Level3's Wholesale Markets Group. Prior to Level3, Shaun held executive roles focused on product management, product development, sales, operations, finance and business development with WilTel Communications Group, SBC Communications, and Frontier Communications. Andrews holds a Masters of Business Administration from Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science in Business from Miami University.
IntelePeer, www.IntelePeer.com, is revolutionizing the delivery of communications, enabling carriers, service providers and enterprises to access communication services from the Cloud. Through the company's innovative, communications-as-a-service (CaaS) platform, IntelePeer AppworX™, SuperRegistry™ and an extensive Voice Peering Network, IntelePeer provides the leading hosted platform to deliver high-quality interactive voice, video, SMS, data and other rich-media services to any wireline or wireless phone or IP connected device, worldwide. IntelePeer's solutions accelerate and simplify the transformation from legacy TDM to next-gen IP networks, enable new communications experiences that generate revenue and enhance productivity, and provide significant cost savings on telecommunication expenditures. Based in San Mateo, Calif., IntelePeer operates its own carrier-grade network, carrying more than 12 billion minutes annually, with worldwide coverage delivered through an IP and TDM peering grid with over 50 leading service provider peering partners. IntelePeer is privately held and is backed by venture capital firms VantagePoint Venture Partners, Kennet Venture Partners, NorthCap Partners and EDF Ventures.
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