VoiceObjects

March 21, 2006 13:04 ET

VoiceObjects Names Beatriz V. Infante New CEO; Former Head of Aspect Communications to Lead Voice Industry Pioneer

SAN MATEO, Calif.--(CCNMatthews - Mar 21, 2006) -

VoiceObjects, the worldwide leader in Voice Application Management Systems, announced today the appointment of Beatriz V. Infante as the company's new CEO. Infante will also take a seat on the company's board of directors.

"I'm thrilled to be joining this exciting and high-growth company" commented Infante. "I believe VoiceObjects possesses tremendous customer and technology assets which have led to a significant track record of success in the European marketplace. My goal will be to expand on that success to build and scale a global business."

"The board has selected Infante based on her impressive track record of revenue growth and on her demonstrated ability to understand and to dominate evolving markets," said Karl-Heinz Land, founder, board member and Executive Vice President of VoiceObjects. "VoiceObjects' recent entry into the North American market marks a critical time in VoiceObjects' history. Beatriz is ideally suited to help us capture the substantial opportunity we see."

Infante is a proven leader with more than two decades of experience with premier technology companies. Most recently, she served as interim Chief Executive Officer of Sychron, a utility computing software provider. Prior to that, Infante was Chairman, President, and CEO of Aspect Communications, which she led to revenues of nearly $600M/year, and also raised $50M in private equity financing. Prior to that, she held executive positions at Oracle Corporation, where she was SVP of Oracle's Application Server, which she grew from its infancy to $100 million in combined license, consulting and service revenues in less than two years. She was also responsible for Oracle's open systems business units, managing 50% revenue growth to $1.1B, and initiated and led the acquisition of the Rdb business by Oracle.

Infante holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Princeton University and a master's degree in computer engineering and computer science from the California Institute of Technology. She serves on the board of directors of Netli, a dynamic application hosting services company, on the board of Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network, and on the advisory board to the Princeton University School of Engineering.

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