The worldwide growth and opportunity for cloud-based communications is exploding and I am glad to join the effort to help this business continue its phenomenal growth
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 13, 2011
Vocalocity, the leading cloud-based phone service for small business, today announced the addition of Steve Gant to the executive leadership team as Vice President of Business Development and International. He will be responsible for expansion of Vocalocity VoIP services and market penetration through strategic partnerships with technology vendors, service providers, and international businesses.
“We have spent the last three years building out our SaaS offering to the point where we can prove out our claims of having the best quality, features and redundancy in the industry,” says Vocalocity CEO Wain Kellum. “2012 will be a year of rapid expansion into new partnerships, alliances and markets. Steve Gant is the very best person we could hire to lead our efforts in this area. I am quite pleased to be able to work with him again.”
In addition to running his own highly successful M&A and start-up advisory consulting company, Gant served as Vice President of Business Development and Product Management at Internet Security Systems, now a part of IBM. Internationally, Gant also served as the VP of Worldwide Consulting and Education as well as VP of Latin American Operations for ISS and worked with Galaxy DirecTV Latin America and DirecTV Japan while working as an international account executive for General Instrument-MCS, now part of Motorola.
“For two decades my focus has been on information security, virtualization, software and communications,” says Steve Gant. “It’s exciting to bring my skills to bear with a cloud-based communications leader like Vocalocity. The worldwide growth and opportunity for cloud-based communications is exploding and I am glad to join the effort to help this business continue its phenomenal growth.”
In addition to his extensive experience in business development and international management, Gant also served as an Officer in the United States Marine Corps and earned a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Auburn University.
To learn more about Vocalocity, its management team, or no-contract, cloud PBX phone systems for small businesses, visit http://www.vocalocity.com.
Vocalocity is a cloud-based voice solutions provider with services and support especially tuned to help small businesses grow. Vocalocity ensures higher quality conversations through proprietary cloud PBX technology that differentiates its service from traditional VoIP providers. With cloud-based connectivity, businesses can work from anywhere while enjoying features that deliver large enterprise visibility and functionality. Vocalocity serves nearly 15,000 customers through its U.S.-based call center and provides features at half the traditional costs while never requiring a contract. The privately held company was founded in 2005, is based in Atlanta, Georgia, and merged with Aptela in 2011. For more information, visit http://www.vocalocity.com.