SOURCE: PanTerra Networks

PanTerra Networks

September 28, 2010 09:15 ET

PanTerra Networks Announces Appointment of Executive VP of Marketing and Sales

Mr. Gioeli Brings Over 20 Years Experience in Fast Growth Companies in the Communications Sector

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - September 28, 2010) -  PanTerra Networks (www.panterranetworks.com), the leading provider of cloud-based Unified Communications solutions for small and mid-sized enterprises, announced today that Anthony Gioeli has joined the company as executive vice president of sales and marketing, reporting directly to the CEO, Arthur Chang. 

Mr. Gioeli has been a successful executive for over 20 years with extensive experience in global business expansion, sales and strategic partnerships, quality management and successful acquisitions. In his new role, Anthony will be directing all aspects of sales and marketing, focusing on expanding the business both geographically and through new channels.

PanTerra's CEO, Arthur Chang, said, "Anthony brings a wealth of knowledge in growing businesses through multi-faceted channels which align with PanTerra's current strategy. Anthony joins PanTerra at a time when WorldSmart's service maturity is crossing the chasm of cloud-based service market acceptance for unified communication services."

Mr. Gioeli was quoted, "I've been extremely impressed with the strong team at PanTerra and am very excited to join the organization. Over the last several years the company has been on a phenomenal growth rate, culminating in it being recognized as one of the fastest growing private companies by Inc. magazine. I look forward to expanding the company's reach to take advantage of the tremendous opportunity in cloud-based unified communications."

Before joining PanTerra Networks, Anthony provided sales and management consulting services to several SaaS-based companies. Prior, he was CEO at Atrua Technologies, the market-leading provider of fingerprint sensors to the mobile phone market. Before Atrua, Anthony was senior vice president, worldwide sales at Nomadix, and CEO of AirPrime (acquired by Sierra Wireless). Prior to joining AirPrime, Anthony was vice president of Xircom's worldwide OEM business and grew that division's sales to more than $200 million annual revenues.

About PanTerra Networks
PanTerra Networks is a leading provider of cloud-based unified communications Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises. The Company's WorldSmart provides unified communication for voice, fax, chat, and email with presence, for a variety of business applications including call centers, multisite, remote employees, high touch operations, and fast growing companies. WorldSmart also includes web collaboration for online meetings, desktop sharing and remote desktop access with a single administration and user interface. WorldSmart tightly integrates with other business SaaS applications like Salesforce.com creating additional value. PanTerra's cloud-based services ensure futureproof communications with infinite scaling, lifetime support, and included updates for subscribers. The Company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. For more information, visit http://www.panterranetworks.com or call +1 408.702.2200.

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