SOURCE: IntelePeer


May 17, 2011 08:05 ET

IntelePeer Appoints New Members to Board of Directors

Lawrence Irving and Ray Smets Bring Business Leadership and Telecommunications Expertise to Bolster IntelePeer's Company Strategy

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - May 17, 2011) - IntelePeer, Inc. (, a leader in the delivery of communications via cloud-based infrastructure, today announced the appointment of Lawrence Irving and Ray Smets to the company's board of directors. Irving and Smets bring a combined 45 years of business and telecommunications expertise to the IntelePeer board.

"Lawrence and Ray are great additions to our board, given their achievements across a wide spectrum of business leadership positions," said Frank Fawzi, IntelePeer chairman and CEO. "With their combined expertise, our board is well-positioned to guide IntelePeer to new heights."

Irving, already serving as IntelePeer's Audit Committee Chairman and CFO of Synchronoss Technologies, Inc., has more than 25 years of financial and telecommunications experience. He has an extensive background in management and business leadership, and working with board of directors, investment banks and legal firms as well as public and venture capital type organizations.

Smets, vice president and general manager, wireless of Cisco's Wireless Networking Business Unit, leads Cisco's Enterprise and Service Provider Wireless LAN business, strategy, technology and product development. He has been leading high-growth technology business teams in the IT telecom, networking and security industries for more than 20 years.

Irving and Smets will be joining Frank Fawzi, chairman and CEO and Haydar Haba, founder, with other current board members: William J. Harding and Javier Rojas.

About IntelePeer
IntelePeer, Inc. is a leading provider of on-demand, cloud-based communications for service providers and enterprises. The IntelePeer platform is transforming communications by delivering multimodal voice, video, SMS, and rich-media communications to anyone, anywhere, on any network and device. Making it easy to rapidly and cost-effectively transition from legacy telecommunications networks to IP-based communications, IntelePeer's solutions help customers to enhance productivity and generate new sources of revenue with little or no additional capital expenditures and improve the financial return on their communications equipment and services investment. Communications services are delivered through the IntelePeer CloudWorx™ platform, a patented, all-IP, carrier-grade Communications-as-a-Service (CaaS) solution. It combines an extensive Media Peering Grid™ service which carries more than 20 billion minutes annually, a SuperRegistry® global directory of more than 400 million telephone numbers and end point identifying addresses as well as sophisticated and intelligent routing software, and AppWorx® communication-enabling application development environment and tools. For more information visit:

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