SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 7, 2012) - IntelePeer, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand, cloud-based communications, today announced the appointment of Omar A. Altaji to the IntelePeer Advisory Board.
Over the course of more than 25 years in the telecommunications industry, Altaji has held a broad range of strategic roles spanning multiple geographies for global leaders AT&T, Lucent Technologies and Global Crossing. His background includes leadership roles in executive management, technology planning, sales and business development, product management and marketing, as well as research and development.
"Omar Altaji brings a unique combination of deep telecommunications industry expertise and broad-based, global business development knowledge," said Frank Fawzi, IntelePeer president, CEO and chairman. "His experience and perspectives are a welcome addition to our advisory board as we continue managing rapid growth and strong demand for our cloud-based communications services."
Altaji was most recently executive vice president and managing director of Worldwide Carrier Services for Global Crossing, where he provided overall leadership and direction for the voice, data, and infrastructure services business, which constituted a significant portion of the company's topline revenue. For nearly four years, he was an integral part of the senior leadership team that managed the company's successful growth journey leading to its acquisition by Level 3 Communications in October 2011.
IntelePeer, Inc. is a leading provider of on-demand, cloud-based communications services for enterprises and service providers. The patented IntelePeer CloudWorx™ software platform, leveraging the scale and reach of the cloud, delivers multi-modal communications, including voice, video, unified communications and other rich media, with high quality and reliability. The IntelePeer CloudWorx platform combines an extensive Media Peering Grid™ service, a SuperRegistry® global directory of more than 450 million telephone numbers and end point identifying addresses as well as sophisticated and intelligent routing software, and the AppWorx® communication-enabling application development environment and tools. IntelePeer enables customers to rapidly and cost-effectively transition from legacy telecommunications networks to IP-based communications, with little or no additional capital expenditures. As a result, IntelePeer customers can improve their return on investment on communications equipment and services. For more information visit: www.intelepeer.com.