Cary, NC – February 1, 2011 — Bandwidth.com, a leading national provider of telephone and internet services to businesses, today announced that Chris Chuang has been promoted to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Chuang will be responsible for the operation of Bandwidth’s four divisions: PhoneBooth.com (cloud telephone service), PhoneBooth Mobile, Bandwidth.com and Broadband.com Internet Services, and Bandwidth’s Flex Wholesale network. Chuang most recently served as Chief Strategy and Product Officer where he led the product, marketing, IT, strategy and corporate development responsibilities for Bandwidth. Before joining Bandwidth, Chris served as Vice President of Strategic Development at Motricity, where he was instrumental in developing and implementing strategies leading to over $2 billion of mobile content transactions served through Motricity’s platform and the company reaching a successful public offering. Prior to Motricity, Chris played various roles at Technology Crossover Ventures and McKinsey & Company.
“Chris has been invaluable to us during the last three years in his role as Chief Strategy and Product Officer. He brings a rare combination of poise, energy and intellectual acumen to every leadership challenge he faces. His results have been manifest throughout his tenure, including the successful launch of our Phonebooth product which now serves thousands of small businesses”, said David Morken, Co-Founder and CEO of Bandwidth.com. “Bandwidth.com has gone from operating 1 million phone numbers at the end of 2009 to 17 million numbers today. We are continuing to profitably grow our business towards a public market opportunity in the coming years and Chris’ leadership has and will continue to be one of the keys to our success.”
Bandwidth.com is among the nation’s largest and fastest growing communication networks, providing services that demand millions of phone numbers annually and billions of minutes of calls for over 6,000 business customers in all fifty states, including industry leaders such as Skype, Pinger, Yext, and IfByPhone. For small and medium sized businesses, Bandwidth also provides integrated office phone systems, smartphones, as well as business-grade Internet connectivity. Founded in 1999, Bandwidth is a profitable company located in Research Triangle Park, NC. For more information, please visit www.bandwidth.com.
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