SOURCE: Sesame Communications

Sesame Communications

May 26, 2011 13:19 ET

Sesame Communications Names Technology Start-Up Veteran Matthew Schiltz to Its Board of Directors

Schiltz Brings 16 Years of Executive Experience and Exceptional Business Growth Results

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - May 26, 2011) - Sesame Communications, a dental industry pioneer in online patient connection systems, announced today the appointment of Matthew Schiltz as a new member to its board of directors. In this role, Schiltz will draw upon his extensive experience in building high-growth technology companies and contribute valuable guidance in the midst of Sesame's rapid growth. On the heels of a 57% sales growth rate in 2010, Sesame is ideally positioned to fortify its leadership role in digital patient communications in the dental space.

"It's exciting to bring an individual to our board with such an impressive track record in leading start-up SaaS technology companies to tremendous growth and success," said Nicholas Wood, Chairman of the Board of Sesame Communications. "Matt's impressive track record in achieving high value and national recognition will contribute to optimizing value creation at Sesame."

Matt Schiltz presently serves as CEO of Powerit Solutions and holds a seat on its board. Prior to working for Powerit Solutions, Schiltz acted as CEO and president of DocuSign from 2007 to 2010, transforming the start-up into a market leader in electronic signature technology. With DocuSign, he closed three rounds of financing that totaled over $25 million and ran strategic business development relationships that grew shareholder value by more than 900%.

"Sesame has already become the leader in dental online patient communication," Matthew said. "I am excited to join a professional team with extensive industry knowledge and best-in-class, research-based service offerings which are redefining the quality of oral care, using technology."

About Sesame Communications

Sesame Communications is the premier provider of online services for the dental industry. An emerging growth company, Sesame has steadily built its market penetration, presence, and reputation since its inception in 2000, emerging as the category leader in patient connection systems. One of the fastest-growing companies in the Pacific Northwest, Sesame continues to expand its team and service offerings based on market research studies and consistent analysis of dental professional patient needs in the digital age. As of January 2011 more than 9 million patients communicate with their dental providers using Sesame 24-7™. More information regarding Sesame and Sesame 24-7 can be found at www.sesamecommunications.com or by calling 877-633-5193.

Contact Information

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