Palo Alto, CA - Thursday, July 28th, 2016
Ooma, Inc. (NYSE: OOMA), a leading smart communications platform for small businesses and consumers, today announced the appointment of Susan Butenhoff to its board of directors. Butenhoff has 30 years of public relations experience assisting major multinational companies in communications and brand strategy. She is currently CEO at Access Emanate Communications and Global Tech Director for Ketchum Public Relations.
Ms. Butenhoff founded Access Communications in 1991. In 2008 she sold Access Communications to Ketchum Public Relations, one of the world’s largest public relations firms and a member of Omnicom. Throughout her tenure she has worked with C-level executives with such leading technology companies as Apple, Google, Intuit , PayPal, and Toshiba as well as consumer product power brands including California Closets, Clorox , Peet’s and Safeway.
“Susan brings a wealth of experience having worked with some of the biggest U.S. and international brands and I am pleased she will be joining the Ooma board,” said Eric Stang, CEO of Ooma, Inc. “I look forward to drawing from her knowledge as Ooma continues to grow its small business and consumer product and service offerings.”
“I have been an extremely happy Ooma customer for years and I’m honored to accept this role on Ooma’s board of directors,” said Susan Butenhoff, CEO of Access Emanate Communications. “I look forward to working closely with Eric, the executive team and other board members to successfully execute Ooma’s corporate initiatives and help position the company as the leader in smart communications.”
Built on an innovative technology platform, the Ooma Telo smart home phone service provides all of the features of a traditional home telephone and more, without the high cost. Ooma Telo features excellent HD voice quality and reliability, even when customers encounter poor Internet performance. Ooma Telo also provides a host of advanced features, like automatically blocking telemarketers and other unwanted callers, and integrates with consumers’ favorite smart home devices including Amazon Echo, Nest Protect and Nest Thermostat.
Butenhoff holds a Bachelor of Arts from University of Sussex, England and an MPhil in International Relations from the University of Cambridge.
Ooma (NYSE: OOMA) creates powerful connected experiences for businesses and consumers, delivered from its smart cloud-based SaaS platform. For businesses of all sizes, Ooma provides advanced voice and collaboration features that are flexible and scalable. For consumers, Ooma’s residential phone service provides PureVoice HD voice quality, advanced functionality and integration with mobile devices. Ooma’s innovative smart security solution delivers a range of wireless security sensors that make it easy for anyone to protect their home or business. Learn more at www.ooma.com.