SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexmo, the global cloud communications platform leader, announced it has appointed Charlotte Fors as Vice President of Sales and Account Management, Americas. In the new role, Charlotte will be responsible for managing and building out Nexmo's new business and account management teams in the Americas, offering Nexmo SMS APIs, Voice APIs and Verification APIs. With Transparency Research expecting the global application-to-person (A2P) SMS market to grow from $53.07 billion in 2013 to $70.32 billion by 2020, this is the latest marquee hire Nexmo has made to capitalize on the ripe cloud communications market.
"I am excited to have such a talented sales executive like Charlotte join the Nexmo team," said Chris Moore, CRO of Nexmo. "Charlotte has an incredibly strong background and is a proven leader, and armed with our industry leading solutions and services, she is perfectly positioned to help Nexmo continue its leadership in cloud communications."
"I have always been drawn to innovators in the mobile industry, and Nexmo has been at the top of that short list," said Fors. "The driven team, the disruptive nature of its products and the unrivaled care they take with customers all made Nexmo an obvious choice for me to join the team."
Before joining Nexmo, Charlotte spent 12 years at MBlox where she left as its VP of Sales. Prior to that she held management and consultant positions at Gravity and Connecta. Charlotte has earned several industry recognitions, from founding the Women in Wireless global organization with over 12,000 members that connects, inspires and develops female leaders, to being a board member of the MEF (Mobile Ecosystem Forum), to earning The Stevie Awards for Women in Business (2014), and Mobile Marketing Magazine's Mobile Marketers Top Women to Watch for in Mobile (2012).
Nexmo is the global cloud communications platform leader providing innovative SMS, Voice and Verification APIs and SDKs. Nexmo enables applications and enterprises to communicate with their customers reliably and with ease, no matter where in the world they are located. High-volume communication companies such as Alibaba, BlaBlaCar and Viber send millions of messages per month using Nexmo APIs. Nexmo was recognized by analyst firm Gartner as a 2014 Cool Vendor in Communication Services, has been recognized by Roaming Consulting Company as a Tier 1 A2P SMS Messaging Vendor in 2015 and was selected as an Aragon Research Hot Vendor in Real-Time Communication and Collaboration Platform as a Service in 2015. http://www.nexmo.com