Voxer, creators of the popular push-to-talk and messaging app for consumers and enterprise, has just announced the appointment of Paul Reilly as vice president of engineering. Reilly will lead the company’s research and development efforts, which are “focused on enhancing and extending Voxer’s cross-platform and multi-device deployment capabilities” as well as “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.”
“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.”
Reilly brings 25 years of cloud and mobile technology leadership to the company. 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.
Voxer has been pushing the innovation side of its service
He was also previously vice president of engineering at Kno, Inc., where he built a multinational team to deliver a tablet textbook.
There was also his tenure at Opsware, Inc., where he ran the enginnering team that delivered the Server Automation Platform. While he was there, he also helped to build a $100 million dollar business before selling it to Hewlett Packard for $1.65 billion.
Finally, Reilly’s also worked in enginnering roles at Apple and Xerox, and participated in successful IPOs (initial public offerings) at LoudCloud and Splash Technology. He holds a BS in computer engineering from Iowa State University.
Voxer, which is currently installed and used by thousands of businesses globally across Android, iOS, and Windows Phone, has been pushing the innovation side of its service and this new appointment may go a long way in solidifying its position in an ever-increasingly competitive industry.
Voxer is available on iOS, Android, and Windows Phone for free.