|By Business Wire||
|February 5, 2014 09:01 AM EST||
magicJack VocalTec, Ltd (Nasdaq:CALL), a leading cloud-based communications company, today added to its new executive management team by appointing Scott Venuti vice president of sales and distribution. An accomplished sales veteran with more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunications and internet industries, Venuti will lead the sales and business development efforts to support expanded distribution for the refreshed magicJack brand. Venuti will report to Timothy McDonald, chief operating officer (COO).
“We are excited to welcome Scott to our team,” said Timothy McDonald, COO, magicJack. “His proven track record in developing and managing high impact partnerships with retailers will be instrumental as we drive to enhance and expand our distribution in the marketplace. Equally important, Scott adds to the growing mobile industry DNA of the new magicJack.”
Venuti previously led the wholesale account team at Clearwire where he worked with partners like Sprint, Time Warner Cable and Comcast to grow market share and was responsible for over $480M in annual revenue. Prior to joining the wholesale team, he served as director of channel sales and operations for the CLEAR retail brand. His team was responsible for all business development, negotiations, on-boarding and ongoing sales/marketing, operations and tactical initiatives for the national retail channel, which included developing partnerships with Best Buy, RadioShack and Fry’s Electronics.
Before Clearwire, Venuti worked at Sprint where he held various sales and channel management roles at both regional and national levels.
For more information about magicJack, visit www.magicjack.com.
About magicJack VocalTec Ltd.
magicJack VocalTec Ltd. (Nasdaq: CALL), the inventor of the magicJack and the industry’s original VoIP (voice over IP) service in 2008, is a leading cloud communications company. With its easy-to-use, low cost solution to telecommunications, the Company has sold more than 10 million award-winning magicJack devices, now in its third generation, and has the use of more than 30 technology patents. It is the largest-reaching CLEC (Competitive Local Exchange Carrier) in the United States in terms of area codes available and certification in number of states.