SANTA MONICA, CA (October 30, 2014) – TigerText, the leader in secure, real-time messaging for the enterprise, today announced Justin Nelson has joined the company in the newly created position of Chief Sales Officer. Nelson will oversee and manage TigerText’s enterprise sales, inside sales, and channel teams.
With an MBA in Economics from Purdue University and more than 18 years of experience in enterprise cloud and on-premise solutions for web customer service, contact centers, and social customer service, Nelson most recently served as Vice President of Oracle’s (NYSE: ORCL) Service Cloud, overseeing the Healthcare and Life Sciences division. In the role, he helped organizations improve their customer experience, and was instrumental in implementing a demand generation program that increased Oracle’s Healthcare and Life Sciences funnel by 300%. Prior to Oracle, Nelson spent three years at IP phone system and communications solutions provider, ShoreTel (NASDAQ: SHOR), where he led the European sales team and delivered 26% year-over-year revenue growth. Nelson also worked for several other business collaboration and communication solution providers including Avaya, XO Communications, IBM and more. As TigerText’s Chief Sales Officer, Nelson will lead and guide the TigerText sales force into expanding markets.
“We’re excited to have Justin join our team and further develop and inspire our talented sales team,” said Brad Brooks, co-founder and CEO of TigerText. “Justin brings a wealth of experience in sales management in the healthcare, communications and enterprise technology industries. He is a passionate individual, and we look forward to adding such a high-caliber sales leader to help us successfully manage this period of rapid growth.”
TigerText provides secure, real-time mobile messaging for the enterprise, empowering organizations to work more securely. TigerText’s encrypted messaging platform keeps communications safe, improves workflows, and complies with industry regulations. Developed to address the security needs, BYOD policies, and message restrictions in the enterprise, TigerText is committed to keeping mobile communications secure, private and impermanent. More than 5,000 facilities and four of the top five largest for-profit health systems in the nation, including Universal Health Services, rely on TigerText to comply with HIPAA and replace unsecured SMS text messaging that leaves protected health and other confidential information at risk. For more information visit www.linkedin.com/company/tigertext, www.facebook.com/tigertext, or www.twitter.com/tigertext.
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