vCom Solutions Hires Operations and Technology Veteran to Drive Continued Customer Success

June 17, 2014


Bob Barnes Joins vCom Solutions as Vice President of Sales Operations

vCom Solutions Inc., the pioneer of Telecom Management as a Service (TMaaS™), announces the appointment of Bob Barnes as Vice President of Sales Operations. Mr. Barnes will be based in the company’s San Ramon, California headquarters.

Mr. Barnes will be responsible for ensuring a seamless transition of vCom customers to vManager, vCom’s award winning telecommunications management tool, and to vCom’s leading professional services. Additionally, he will expand and support vCom’s Sales Operations team, enabling vCom to provide even better telecommunications solutions to our customers.

Mr. Barnes brings over 15 years’ experience driving significant growth and running operations for communications oriented software and technology related businesses. He has successfully built and grown all facets of enterprise, web-oriented, and consumer-based go to market strategies.

“We are thrilled to have Bob on board,” says Sameer Hilal, COO. “He brings great experience to vCom, having successfully managed sales, operations, and engineering teams. His carrier and cloud application management will prove invaluable in supporting our customers’ needs.”

About vCom Solutions
vCom Solutions revolutionizes the way enterprises manage their entire communications lifecycle. vCom customers gain control over inventory, expenses and carrier relationships, achieving better business intelligence that drives profitability. vCom’s communications lifecycle management solution, vSuite, is an integrated offering for managing fixed, mobile and collaboration technologies, leveraging on-demand cloud-based telecom management software tools, complemented by a full portfolio of professional services.

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Prior to joining vCom, Audrey was the Chief Marketing Officer of Energy Recovery Inc (NASDAQ: ERII) from 2012-2015 and its VP of Marketing, joining the company as a small start-up organization in 2005. During her tenure, she led the global marketing strategies, built a disruptive global brand by growing revenue 5-fold from $10M to $50M, increased market share from 20% to 90% and completed an IPO. Audrey positioned the company for further growth by uncovering new applications – taking the company from $50M to $5B worth of addressable markets. She has championed product development in cross-functional teams with R&D, engineering and production to successfully launch new products globally.

As a result of building a strong brand, communications and culture, her work received 4 global industry awards in single year by Institute of Engineering and Innovation (IET). She was also recognized as an Innovation Finalist of the Year. Audrey served as a Board member of a non-profit, developed and promoted STEM programs and led philanthropic efforts for low-income families. She holds an MBA from Pepperdine University and a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from Michigan State University.