Chris Checco Joins Razorsight as President and Chief Analytics Officer

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Razorsight Corporation, the global leader in cloud-based analytics solutions for Communications Service Providers (CSPs), today named Chris Checco as President and Chief Analytics Officer to lead the acceleration of advanced analytics solutions for mobile operators, cable operators and communications providers globally. Razorsight delivers communications providers the ability to analyze, visualize and leverage their big data at very fast speeds to improve margins and seize new profit opportunities.

"The addition of Chris to our senior executive team comes at an opportune time," said Charlie Thomas, CEO of Razorsight. "Communications providers worldwide are telling us they must distinguish themselves from competitors through advanced analytics to better understand customer behaviors, over the top (OTT) service impacts and profitability by customer. We're fortunate to have Chris on our team. He's a proven executive and industry thought leader."

"I'm impressed with Razorsight's customer base and growth potential, and I'm certain we will bring compelling value to our customers by helping them leverage their data in new, impactful ways that significantly improve financial performance," said Chris Checco.

Checco joins Razorsight with more than 16 years of senior level experience in the IT and communications arenas, including executive roles at Accenture, Agilex Technologies, DHSoft and SRA International. At DHSoft (acquired by Agilex), Chris led the development of advanced analytics that helped resolve customer experience challenges for telco clients. Most recently, he served as Lead Management Scientist in Accenture's Public Sector practice. Checco holds an International Executive MBA degree from Georgetown University and a B.B.A. from Pace University.

"Chris' experience leading the Advanced Analytics deployments at top-tier mobile operators and enterprises around the world at both a start-up and Accenture provides a unique perspective and insight into the business needs and technical possibilities," said Suren Nathan, CTO of Razorsight.

About Razorsight's Advanced Analytics Solutions

Razorsight's Advanced Analytics solutions (Headlines) help Communications Providers aggregate and analyze data to better understand customer behaviors, needs, and emerging trends including over the top (OTT) applications such as Facebook, Apple messaging and YouTube. Razorsight's cloud analytics deliver instant statistical and behavioral analyses into all areas of bandwidth consumption, which enables balanced trade with third party content, video and social media providers, thereby delivering a better quality of service for mobile and broadband consumers while driving an optimal return on network assets for operators. Razorsight's Headlines and OTT Analytics dashboard is the first to market and the ideal complement to its Financial Assurance solutions. Armed with the data insights made possible by Razorsight, CSPs no longer have to "fly blind" as their networks fill with increasing volumes of video and content.

About Razorsight

Razorsight provides cloud-based business intelligence and profit analytics solutions for Communications Service Providers. Razorsight's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivers network intelligence and unparalleled visibility into all aspects of cost and revenue to improve CSP operating margins and profitability. Razorsight's highly scalable, web-based software is easy to install, requires no capital investment, and has delivered millions of dollars in profitability gains at industry leaders such as AT&T, Verizon, Telus, Comcast, Cbeyond, CenturyLink, Windstream, T-Mobile, Telekomunikacja Polska (TP Group), Tata, and IBM.

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