HOUSTON, Aug. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Voxofon, a rapidly growing provider of over-the-top (OTT) voice and messaging services, today announced the appointment of Tom Schulz to the newly created position of Vice President, Operations. In his new position, Schulz is responsible for monitoring and optimizing Voxofon's key business metrics to ensure an exceptional customer experience and maximize revenue and profitability. Schulz reports to President and CEO Alexey Goloshubin.
During the first half of 2013, the company reported significant increases in every important business metric compared to the same period in 2012. Downloads have tripled for its apps for international and domestic voice and messaging, and the number of weekly callers increased 136 percent. At the same time, Voxofon's voice and messaging apps are receiving high ratings. This positive customer experience is fueling top-line and bottom-line growth, with total credits purchased increasing 40 percent and profit up nearly 50 percent during the first half of 2013 compared to the same period a year ago.
"Tom Schulz is a great addition to the Voxofon leadership team and we expect he will be a key contributor to managing the company's continued rapid growth," said Goloshubin. "His expert guidance will give Voxofon an advantage in ensuring service quality and optimizing customer operations for registrations, purchases, and ongoing engagement."
Schulz previously held positions with Hewlett Packard, including Director of Operations with HP's Networking Americas regional business unit and Manager of Operations of HP's Industry Standard Servers Americas regional business unit. Earlier in his career, Schulz held positions with NCR Corporation. He earned an MBA from Wright State University.
Voxofon's simple and affordable voice and messaging services enable users to stay connected with friends, family and work associates around the world or across the street. It works with virtually any connected device, including smartphones, feature phones, PCs, tablets and landlines. The Voxofon software is the only solution to offer everything needed to stay in touch no matter what the situation.
Voxofon, a mobile applications provider with a rapidly growing OTT (over-the-top) voice and messaging solution, develops simple, easy-to-use apps (iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry) that help people around the world stay connected with friends, loved ones and business associates. Designed to enable both smartphone and feature phone users, Voxofon delivers a cloud-powered platform that makes it easy to have real-time communication with practically anyone in the world. Voxofon is based in Houston, Texas, and was founded in 2008. For more information, please visit www.voxofon.com.
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