GoHello, the ALLmobile telephony system for business, has announced the appointment of John Irvine as Chief Marketing Officer. Irvine joins GoHello from Verizon Business where he was responsible for the operator’s non-US marketing activities. At GoHello, John’s focus for 2008 will be the European expansion of the GoHello brand from its stronghold in Denmark, starting with the UK.
Prior to his role with Verizon, Irvine held positions with Level 3 Communications, Inclarity, Orchestria, BT and IBM. During his 10 years with BT, he held a variety of senior management roles with a focus on global business At Inclarity he launched the UK’s first Voice over Broadband Service.
Francois Mazoudier, CEO of GoHello commented on the appointment; “John’s blend of technical and commercial experience gives him the ability to take a technology that is clever and make it a technology that is useful. He joins GoHello to help us communicate our proposition to a market that is crying out for the business benefits that GoHello offers.”
John Irvine commented; “Always an early adopter, I have learnt that technologies must be easy to use if they are to succeed. GoHello is a genuinely disruptive technology that will accelerate the move to ALLmobile phone systems, negating the need for expensive investments in VoIP and Fixed Mobile Convergence solutions. It is exciting to bring this new service to market and to create this new category of phone system.”