VoiceGenie Announces Expansion in the US and Europe
TORONTO, CANADA - VoiceGenie Technologies Inc., the worldwide leading VoiceXML Gateway provider, announced its further expansion in the United States and the United Kingdom. The introduction of two offices in New Haven, CT and London, UK provides international customers with local sales and solutions support. The new office in London will be headed up by Mr. Alan Weaser. Alan has 30 years experience in software and hardware solutions businesses, with 20 years of expertise in delivering telecommunications and IVR solutions. He has held various management, sales and business development positions with leading technology - including IVR and speech - companies. Prior to joining VoiceGenie, Alan was the Strategic Partner Manager/EMEA for Edify EMEA Ltd., responsible for business development via EMEA based partners. "The European market is a significant and rapidly growing market for speech recognition technologies," said Bruce Eidsvik, Vice President of Sales at VoiceGenie. "We are pleased with our excellent progress and growth, particularly in spite of the challenging market conditions. This development underscores the strengths of our solutions and services." "The establishment of a local sales and support team will provide professional regional support to our customers in the UK and Europe," Eidsvik added. "Under the management of Alan Weaser and working closely with our European partners, we are confident that the UK office will considerably contribute to our international growth." The second new office, located in New Haven, CT, will provide additional regional support to the existing US sales and solutions team. It will be headed up by Lou Leyerzapf, who brings 16 years of experience in software and hardware solutions sales and has held numerous sales and sales management positions with leading IT companies. Prior to joining VoiceGenie, Lou was Territory Sales Director with Edify Corporation, a division of S1 Corporation. His primary responsibility was the development of new business with major financial institutions in Northeast US. "VoiceGenie is committed to putting our customers front and center of everything we do. Being close to our customers and markets impacts every area of our business, from R&D to quality control, from marketing to after-sales customer support," explained Eidsvik. "The presence of a skilled, experienced sales, marketing and technical support team around the world is an important ingredient of our success. We are pleased to welcome Alan Weaser and Lou Leverzapf to our growing team."