SOURCE: Zumbox


June 13, 2013 14:22 ET

Zumbox Names Gordon Adams President and Chief Revenue Officer

Former Tyco, ACS and EDS Executive Joins Zumbox to Drive Growth as Digital Customer Communications Market Accelerates

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 13, 2013) -  Zumbox, the leader in digital enterprise customer communications, today announced the appointment of senior executive Gordon Adams as President and Chief Revenue Officer. Mr. Adams brings 25 years of experience in both startup and fully scaled companies where he has specialized in large, complex engagements in enterprise SaaS, software and outsourcing services.

"Zumbox is in the business of serving large enterprises with a digital mail platform for customer communications that improves customer loyalty and revenues while dramatically reducing postage and mailing costs for enterprises," said Gordon Adams, newly appointed President and CRO. "I am looking forward to playing a role in the growth of this market as paper and postage communications makes the migration to digital."

Mr. Adams previously served as the head of Global Sales & Professional Services for a Tyco Retail Solutions unit focused on RFID technology solutions. Prior to joining Tyco, Mr. Adams was the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Vue Technology, an Item Level RFID start-up which was acquired by Tyco International in October 2008. Prior to joining Vue, Mr. Adams spent a major portion of his career at global professional services and outsourcing firms including IBM, EDS and Affiliated Computers Systems where he held positions responsible for sales and delivery of very large, complex SaaS and outsourcing transactions.

Mr. Adams received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California (USC) where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He also received a Post Graduate Scholarship from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) during his senior year playing quarterback for the USC Football team.

In a related matter, the company announced that Chuck Teller, formerly head of Strategy and Market Development at Zumbox, had been named SVP Product and Technology. A serial software entrepreneur, Chuck was the founder and president of Catalog Choice, the nation's largest consumer choice portal. He led the sale of Catalog Choice to TrustedID in May 2012. Previously, Chuck was the President of Advance Planning Solutions (APS), an early enterprise analytic application company. In early 2000, Chuck led the sale of APS to PeopleSoft. At PeopleSoft, Chuck was the General Manager of Enterprise Performance Management (business analytics and reporting), taking its EPM product line from inception to over $75 million in annual new license sales.

"With this strengthening of our senior management team we are now ready for the growth we are experiencing as enterprise customer communication moves from paper and postage to our digital platform," said John Payne, Zumbox CEO. "Gordon's background is extremely well suited to working with the large companies and complex situations we encounter as we help drive revenue, customer loyalty and cost savings for those companies."

Zumbox and the Digital Mail Platform
Zumbox operates a Digital Mail Platform that serves large enterprises with a SaaS solution for delivering digital documents to their customers which were formerly sent via the US Postal Service. The platform supports a wide variety of financial, shareholder and other customer communications, aggregated and archived from many providers for the consumer household. Digital mail providers include the largest mail outsource companies in the world and large enterprises across vertical markets that include utilities, retail banking, wealth management, insurance, telecommunications, health care, cable/satellite, government and others.

The company operates a national digital mail platform in the United States which is accessed through and via white label syndicated digital mailboxes at trusted sites for wealth management, retail banking, online brokerage, cable and media properties and more. It operates internationally via licensing and Joint Venture arrangements through its wholly owned subsidiary Zumbox Software, Inc.

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