TuVox Adds Jeff Crowe to Its Board of Directors
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - TuVox, a developer of Conversational Voice Response (CVR) technology for call centers, announced the appointment of Jeff Crowe, co-founder and former CEO of Edify Corporation, to its board of directors. He joins TuVox co-founders Steven Pollock and Ashok Khosla along with Tom Furlong of Granite Ventures on the board. "We are delighted to have Jeff as part of our team," said Steven S. Pollock, TuVox President and CEO. "Jeff's experience in building Edify from inception to market leadership in innovative call center applications will prove invaluable to us as we drive the growth of the company." As co-founder, president and CEO of Edify Corporation for nearly a decade, Crowe grew the voice eCommerce company to over 400 employees and an $80M revenue run rate while taking it public. "With its CVR technology, TuVox brings significant innovation to automated speech solutions that will open up large new markets not previously available to traditional IVR systems," said Crowe. "I look forward to actively participating in developing the sales and marketing strategies that will help TuVox translate its technical superiority into a strong, sustainable market position." Jeffrey M. Crowe (Member of the Board of Directors) has a proven record of leading companies to success. As co-founder, president, and CEO of the Edify Corporation, Crowe grew this enterprise software company to over 400 employees with $80 million in revenue before selling the company to the S1 Corporation in 1999. In addition to his duties with TuVox, he is currently CEO-in-Residence with Norwest Venture Partners. A graduate of Dartmouth College, Jeff Crowe holds a Stanford MBA.