TELARIX APPOINTS MARCO LIMENA AS CEO
Brings global telecom industry expertise as company continues innovation
Vienna, VA – September 06, 2016 – Telarix, Inc., the leading provider of wholesale and partner solutions for communication service providers (“CSPs”), today announced that it has appointed Marco Limena as its new Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Glen Kazerman.
Limena joins Telarix after over two decades of leadership and experience driving growth and developing scalable organizational capabilities in a variety of executive roles, including general manager, CEO, and board director in both public and private firms within the telecom, mobility and cloud hosting industry. Previously, Limena led HP’s Network & Service Provider Solutions business globally, served as President and CEO of VoIP communications software provider Sylantro Systems, and most recently was Vice President in charge of driving growth of Microsoft’s B2B hosting and cloud business at a time of critical transformation for Microsoft to mobility and cloud.
“Building on Telarix’s growth as a market leader in CSP billing for Interconnect and Settlement, I look forward to working with the entire Telarix team and with our customers to help service providers increase their revenues and extend their reach through our electronic information exchange,” said Marco Limena, CEO of Telarix.
“We thank Glen for his leadership over the last ten years to bring increasing value to Telarix customers and establish a strong and growing business. We’re excited to work with Marco to continue building upon Telarix’s solutions for the telecom industry,” said Patrick Severson, lead director for Telarix’s board of directors and Principal at Vista Equity Partners. “Marco has a unique set of experiences and skills that will support Telarix’s continued growth and globalization while maintaining its delivery of rapid innovation for customers. We look forward to partnering with Marco and the entire Telarix leadership team.”
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 managements teams and provides multilevel support to help companies reach their full potential.
With a community of over 4,000 carriers, Telarix is the de-facto standard in electronic information exchange. Every day, we empower our clients with wholesale billing, business intelligence, fraud management, least-cost routing and partner settlement solutions. 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.