Wednesday November 2, 2016 – Vienna, VA –Telarix, Inc. (“Telarix”), the leading provider of wholesale and partner solutions for communication service providers (“CSPs”) today announced that it has expanded its senior leadership team with the addition of Rich Marano as Chief Operations Officer and Dan Dooley as Chief Revenue Officer.
Marano joins Telarix with more than 30 years of experience as a transformational leader, most recently serving as Executive Vice President at iconectiv where he led the Information Solutions business. Prior to that position he served as Vice President of Business Operations for Ericsson’s Support Solutions Unit and as Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of Telcordia.
Dooley has over 28 years’ experience in Fortune 50, mid-size and startup organizations including over 20 years with International Carriers. He most recently joins Telarix from TruMobility where he served as President and Chief Operating Officer. Dan spent over 14 years at Sprint leading their $1 billion International Carrier Business, $6 billion Wireline Business and $2 billion Wholesale Business Units.
“I am very pleased to have Rich and Dan joining the company,” said Marco Limena, CEO of Telarix. “With extensive industry experience in both carrier and supplier markets, they will be critical in furthering growth and enhancing customer partnerships as we continuously shape the future of Telarix and continue to extend our product and market leadership.”
“Rich will be responsible for all technology operations from development to implementation, supporting the requirements of our customer in consolidating their carrier operations and the volumes of traffic across voice, SMS, and next generation services with Telarix as a single platform,” said Limena.
“Dan will serve as a strategic partner to our customers. Coming from the wholesale business of Sprint, he understands the carrier business and its evolution. He will have the opportunity to immediately engage with many of our customers at the upcoming Capacity Europe conference, where Telarix was the 2015 winner of the Best Fraud Solution and is a finalist for four additional Global Carrier Awards,” said Limena.
“As we continue to invest further in the success of Telarix and its customers, we welcome Rich and Dan to the senior leadership team at Telarix,” states Rob Rogers, Principal at Vista Equity Partners. “We are excited to partner with them and the rest of the leadership team in driving value to both the company and its customers.”
In January of this year, Telarix was acquired by Vista Equity Partners, a leading private equity firm with focused investments in software, data and technology-enabled companies. Vista partners closely with management teams and provides multilevel support to help companies reach their full potential.
Telarix is a leading provider of interconnect and settlement software solutions to telecom communication service providers (“CSPs”) worldwide. The Company’s products drive ROI for customers by enabling and optimizing voice, SMS, video and data between CSP networks with wholesale billing, business intelligence, fraud management, least cost routing and partner settlement solutions. Telarix supports a global community of over 4,000 carriers, including 38 of the top 40 worldwide, and processes over 300 billion voice, SMS, content and data minutes each year. The Company's solutions serve as the standard in electronic information exchange for the telecom industry, offering carriers an unprecedented level of visibility and control of their interconnect traffic. For more information, visit us at http://www.telarix.com.
About Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a U.S.-based investment firm with offices in Austin, Chicago, and San Francisco, with more than $26 billion in cumulative capital commitments. It currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. Vista is a value-added investor, contributing professional expertise and multi-level support that enables companies to realize their full potential. Vista’s investment approach is anchored by a sizable long-term capital base, experience in structuring technology-oriented transactions and proven management techniques that yield flexibility and opportunity in private equity investing. For more information, please visit www.vistaequitypartners.com.