Andrew Galligan Named CFO of Ooma
Palo Alto, CA - Monday, March 2nd, 2009
Ooma, Inc. announced today that Andrew Galligan was named Chief Financial Officer. Effective immediately, Galligan will lead the company’s financial strategy and accounting operations. Mr. Galligan will report directly to Eric Stang, President and CEO of Ooma.
“We are excited to welcome Andrew Galligan to the Ooma team,” said Stang. “Ooma has experienced an impressive amount of customer adoption and is poised to expand its presence through new retail markets and partnerships. Andrew has the extensive financial, operational and management experience to lead Ooma through this critical growth phase of the company and properly position us as a leader in the highly competitive consumer electronics market. I am thrilled about his addition to the executive team.”
Galligan brings over twenty years of finance experience to Ooma. Galligan has held positions at the Vice President and CFO level for several private and public companies in the medical industry; leading several S-1 filings with the SEC and negotiating multiple acquisitions and partnership agreements. Galligan most recently served as Vice President of Finance and CFO at Reliant Technologies, a medical technology company, which ranked 38th in the Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal’s annual “Fast 50” list of the fifty fastest-growing private companies in the Silicon Valley for 2008. Galligan’s leadership extends back to 1995 when he was CFO of Molecular Devices, a high-performance bio-analytical measurement systems supplier that is now part of MDS Analytical Technologies, to an initial public offering.
“I am happy to join Ooma and lead the financial strategy as we experience tremendous customer awareness and adoption,” said Galligan. “I look forward to expanding various revenue opportunities for the company and driving Ooma’s positive sales growth.”
Galligan earned his bachelor’s degree in business studies from Trinity College, Dublin University, graduating with honors. He is also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.
About Ooma, Inc.
Founded in 2004, Ooma creates new communications experiences for small businesses and consumers. Its smart platform serves as a communications hub, which offers cloud-based telephony and other connected services. Ooma combines PureVoice HD call quality and innovative features with mobile applications for reliable anytime, anywhere calling. The company has been ranked the No. 1 home phone service for overall satisfaction and value for five consecutive years by the leading consumer research publication. Ooma is also partnering with connected device makers to create smarter offices and homes. Ooma is available in stores and online from leading retailers. For more information about Ooma, please visit www.ooma.com or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook.
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