Jan 20, 2011 (PRWeb.com via COMTEX) --
TelStar Hosted Services, Inc. is "Your Call Center in the Cloud!," a leading Communications-as-a-Service technology provider offering blended call center services, predictive dialer capabilities, and automated messaging via the cloud, is pleased to add seasoned marketing, finance and information technology executives to its leadership team.
"We are very pleased at the caliber of the management team we have been able to attract, and look forward to their contribution to our future growth and development," remarked James P. Dunn, CEO, TelStar Hosted Services, Inc.
Meghan Harris, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, has over 15 years of sales and marketing experience in telecommunications, technology, internet and managed services. Most recently, Ms. Harris was principal of Harris Consulting LLC and co-founder of Wambo Media, an SEO and social media internet start-up. Ms. Harris's prior experience includes Marketing Director for Nextel Communications, Inc.'s North East region, a $1.8 billion profit center, and Nextel's New York Tri-State Area, a $600 million profit center. Prior to Nextel, at SkyTel Communications, Inc., Ms. Harris was Director of Market Planning and Strategy for the reseller channel, and negotiated international joint ventures in Europe and Canada as Director of Business Development. She has prior experience in international economic consulting and was a U.S. Foreign Service Officer. Ms. Harris holds an AB from Princeton University cum laude, an MA from Stanford University, and an MBA from Harvard University.
Justin Kulesza, Director of Financial Operations, is a seasoned CPA and business professional with over ten years of experience in auditing, accounting and post-merger integration. Most recently as the Manager of Acquisition Integration for IHS, Inc., Justin coordinated the successful integration of $450 million in acquisitions covering 1300+ employees in 17 countries. As Senior Auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Justin managed audit teams on clients such as Storage Technology Corporation, Newmont Mining Corporation, Vail Resorts, Big O Tires, Inc., American Medical Response, Inc. and Plasmon PLC. Justin has a BSBA in Finance and a BSBA in Accounting from Boston University.
Aravind Natarajan, Chief Information Officer, joined TelStar in May of 2010 and is an accomplished information technology executive with over 15 years of demonstrated success in designing and executing key IT initiatives. Most recently as the CTO of Apex CoVantage, an IT services organization with over 2,500 employees, Aravind led several key strategic technical projects to completion. Aravind also served as the Director of Technology for Apex CoVantage where he managed over 3,000 human resources worldwide for an $80 million complex development project for one of the largest telecommunications providers in the United States. Aravind is an Oracle certified DBA and is fluent in a wide array of technologies. He holds a BE in Computer Engineering from the University of Bombay and an MS in Computer Science from the University of Maryland.
About TelStar Hosted
TelStar Hosted is "Your Call Center in the Cloud!" It takes, "people, process, and technology working in concert" to acquire, retain, and service customers in a virtual communications environment. TelStar Hosted delivers state-of-the-art call center solutions via the cloud so that our clients can focus on their core competencies to expand the value of their business, replace large capital expenditure with comfortable monthly operating costs, and enjoy a scalable infrastructure in a SAS70 secure environment that can be deployed upon demand. TelStar Hosted Services provides state-of-the-art Communications-as-a-Service ("CaaS") via the cloud to companies with significant call center or contact center operations. Our innovative services and solutions are based on leading edge technologies from best-of-breed providers. Our services are scalable, stable and reliable, delivered competitively and proficiently by a highly professional team. For more information, please contact Meghan Harris, SVP and CMO, Telstar Hosted Services Inc., 571.252.3013 or visit http://www.TelStarHosted.com.