Bandwidth Expands Executive Leadership Team to Fuel Global Growth
November 02, 2020
Marina Carreker, President John Bell, Chief Product Officer Ryan Henley, Chief Customer Officer Michelle Flynn, Senior Vice President, Operations Amaya Lantero, GM, International
These leaders will report to Bandwidth Founder & CEO,
"I'm thrilled to welcome this group to their new leadership roles," said
For the past four years, Carreker served as Deputy General Counsel for Bandwidth, where she was responsible for a broad range of Bandwidth's legal portfolio, including the negotiation of key strategic commercial agreements, oversight of litigation and government investigations, and management of all data privacy issues. She developed and implemented Bandwidth's GDPR compliance efforts, navigating new territory at the regulation's inception. In her new role, Carreker will lead strategic initiatives on behalf of CEO,
"Marina has been a key partner in the business for years, and has become a trusted advisor to many of our senior leaders. In this new role, she will work closely with us to execute against our top strategic priorities," said Morken.
Prior to joining Bandwidth, Carreker spent eight years as a litigation attorney. She represented clients in numerous technology-related industries, including hardware and software companies, with an emphasis on trade secret and intellectual property disputes. Carreker graduated from the
Henley has led Bandwidth's award-winning operations team for the past seven years, and has played an integral part in supporting some of the Company's largest customers. In this newly created position of CCO, he will oversee all customer relationships and ensure that Bandwidth continues to deliver a world-class customer experience.
"Ryan has incredible passion for our customers, and he's inspired everyone at Bandwidth to focus on our customers and their success. In this role Ryan will ensure that our customers' voice remains at the heart of our innovative products, robust technology, and tenacious service for years to come," said Morken.
Henley began his career as a communications officer in the
Bell has served in a number of leadership roles within the product organization at Bandwidth for the past nine years, driving strategy, design, and development across Bandwidth's product portfolio. He has deep experience working directly with the market leaders in enterprise communications that rely on Bandwidth's platform and products. In his new role, he'll lead Bandwidth's entire product organization, focused on bringing world-class products to market.
"For nearly a decade, John has worked alongside some of the world's leading enterprise cloud platforms, helping to drive innovation and create better user experiences. His vision and expertise will be key as we supercharge cloud communications for our customers globally," said Morken.
Bell brings deep experience in the mobile and software industries to Bandwidth. He held senior-level positions at Accenture where he spent 8 years working on projects for Microsoft,
For the past four years, Flynn has served in a number of different operations roles within Bandwidth, leading program management and the transformation & delivery office. In her new role, she leads customer success, technical support, number operations, deal review, fraud mitigation and billing. Flynn brings a wealth of operations experience to Bandwidth. She spent 20 years working with fast-growing tech companies across the telecom, mobile software, and insurance industries. She has deep expertise building process for scaling businesses, managing large integrations and more.
"Michelle is a seasoned operations executive with two decades of experience managing rapid growth, global expansion, and multiple M&A integrations. Her mission is to ensure Bandwidth runs a highly efficient organization, while delivering world-class customer experience."
Lantero previously served as Chief Revenue Officer for Voxbone and oversaw the full go to market team. In her new role, she will lead international operations for Bandwidth, including commercial, product, operations and technology. She'll have full P&L responsibility and will oversee the transition of Voxbone to "One Bandwidth."
"Amaya is a powerhouse. She drove Voxbone's revenue growth and global expansion. She's got great breadth of experience across strategy, business development, and operations. Our international team is in great hands under her leadership," said Morken.
Lantero got her start in corporate finance helping fast-growing tech companies with their strategy, M&A and financing. She then spent three years at
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