SAN FRANCISCO - October 14, 2014 - Voxer, a leader in modern communication that combines the power of voice and messaging to maximize team performance, today announced the appointment of Paul Reilly as Vice President of Engineering. Reilly will lead the company’s research and development efforts, focused on enhancing and extending Voxer’s cross-platform and multi-device deployment capabilities and ensuring the highest levels of voice and data quality and security.
“I am extremely pleased to welcome Paul to the Voxer team,” said Irv Remedios, president of Voxer. “Paul shares our vision for connecting people through effortless, effective and personal communication and has a strong track record in developing complex technical offerings with clear business value.”
Prior to joining Voxer, Reilly was vice president of engineering at Memeo, Inc., where he led the engineering organization that built and operated the Memeo C1 cloud-based file synchronization service. He was previously vice president of engineering at Kno, Inc., where he built a multinational team to deliver a tablet textbook and ran the engineering team at Opsware, Inc., which delivered the Server Automation Platform and where he helped build a $100 million dollar business before selling it to Hewlett Packard for $1.65 billion. Reilly’s 25-year track record of building successful and innovative products includes engineering roles at Apple and Xerox as well as successful IPOs at LoudCloud and Splash Technology. He holds a BS in computer engineering from Iowa State University.
Voxer can be deployed on mobile phones and tablets running iOS, Android, or Windows Phone and on computers running OSX or Windows. It also runs over any network, including 2G/3G/4G or LTE cellular and Wi-Fi. Voxer is currently in use by thousands of businesses and over 50 million consumers globally.
“I am very enthusiastic about the opportunities that lie ahead for Voxer,” said Reilly. “Voxer is the way high-performance teams use their smart devices—bringing together voice, text, and photos to enable faster and more accurate communication than ever before. I look forward to helping drive its growth.”
Voxer was founded in 2007 with the vision to make worldwide communication easy and more efficient. The privately held San Francisco-based company launched its first consumer walkie-talkie and text-messaging application Voxer in 2011. Voxer now offers a high-performance push-to-talk service for enterprises, Voxer Business. The company has raised $30 million in funding from Institutional Venture Partners, Intel Capital, SV Angel, CrunchFund and other investors. To learn more, please visit www.voxer.com.
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