FOOTHILL RANCH, CA - 17 April, 2018 - Ytel, a leading provider of communications software for businesses through a programmable API and contact center software, announced that Kevin O’Connor has been named Chief Financial Officer. Kevin joins Ytel from Synaptics Inc. where he was the IoT Divisional Controller. He brings with him an extensive background in finance and accounting in the technology industry.
Rapid growth and a push towards even greater profit optimization prompted Ytel to make the hire. Kevin has 15 years of experience in the finance industry, holding key roles in finance, strategic planning, corporate development and accounting. Previously, he served as the Corporate Controller for Conexant, a leading provider of solutions for audio and voice-enabled applications. He joined Conexant following the acquisition of Telogis, where he spent five years as assistant controller. Prior to Telogis, Kevin worked at Deloitte as an audit manager for technology industry clients.
O'Connor holds an MBA in Finance from The Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and an undergraduate degree in business economics with an emphasis in accounting from University of California, Santa Barbara.
"The addition of Kevin as an integral part of the Ytel leadership team demonstrates our commitment to attracting top talent to provide our customers with the best experience possible," said Nick Newsom, founder and CEO of Ytel. "Kevin complements Ytel’s strong customer-focused culture, and his keen and in-depth knowledge of the technology-focused markets make him the right choice to lead our financial strategy and build upon our strong financial footing."
About Ytel (www.ytel.com)
Ytel’s communication platform allows developers and businesses to easily build SMS and voice capabilities into any application. With a single API, improve every customer experience and drive more operational efficiency in your business by working with an enterprise carrier in the cloud. Founded in 2012, Ytel delivers more than 1 billion monthly messages to help businesses grow revenue and brand equity.