Vienna, VA May 15, 2017 - Telarix, Inc. (“Telarix”), the leading provider of wholesale billing, settlement, business intelligence and fraud management solutions for communication service providers (“CSPs”), has announced today the appointment of Steve Pusey as a Senior Board Advisor. A highly esteemed veteran of the telecom industry, Steve brings a wealth of knowledge to Telarix obtained in leading roles at some of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, telecom suppliers and telecom industry associations. As a board advisor he will share guidance around the company’s portfolio of solutions, and offer insights supporting Telarix’s commitment to its customers and the industry.
From 2006 to 2015, Steve served as CTO of telecom giant Vodafone Group Plc, responsible for defining and leading their global technology strategy and operations for networks, IT and product development. He has also served as Vodafone Group Plc board member from 2009 to 2015, during which he represented the board within the Verizon Wireless partnership. Previous experience includes Nortel, British Telecom, and serving on numerous telecom and IT advisory panels including three years within the GSMA industry body.
“We are excited to welcome Steve to the Telarix Team. His expertise and contribution to the telecom industry will be a major asset for the company as we continue to grow and expand our market leadership position in billing, settlement, fraud management and telecom business analytics. Telarix addresses some of the critical challenges service providers are facing today, including the automation of key business operations, while capturing deeper insights from their interconnection traffic to continuously improve the economics of their businesses. I am looking forward to working with Steve to best serve our customers,” said Telarix CEO Marco Limena.
“I am very impressed with Telarix’s leadership position in the market and the company’s ability to address some of the key challenges service providers are facing around the monetization of the interconnections between networks, across different traffic types for both voice and data. I’m looking forward to working with Marco and the Telarix team to further expand their industry leadership and accelerate the growth of the company,” stated Pusey.
Acquired by Vista Equity Partners in 2016, Telarix provides the industry leading solutions for driving efficiencies and automation into carrier’s operations and the de-facto industry standard digital exchange for a global community of over 4,000 carriers exchanging tens of thousands of agreements monthly.
With a community of over 4,000 carriers, Telarix is the de-facto standard in digital information exchange. Every day, we empower our clients with wholesale billing, business intelligence, fraud management, least-cost routing and partner settlement solutions for Voice, SMS and Data. Telarix is winner of The Best Fraud Solution in 2015 and the 2016 Stratecast Global Market Leadership Award in Communication Service Provider (CSP) Billing for the Interconnect & Settlement Market. For more information, visit us at http://www.telarix.com.
About Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based investment firm with offices in Austin, San Francisco, Chicago, and Oakland with more than $30 billion in cumulative capital commitments, 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 towards companies realizing 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.