NexTone Appoints Joseph Kuhn as Chief Financial Officer.New CFO See Chief Financial Officer. Brings Track Record of Creating Stakeholder stakeholder n. a person having in his/her possession (holding) money or property in which he/she has no interest, right or title, awaiting the outcome of a dispute between two or more claimants to the money or property. Value to Session Management Leader
GAITHERSBURG, Md. -- NexTone[R], a leader in intelligent and scalable session management solutions for VoIP and IMS (1) See IP Multimedia Subsystem.
(2) (Information Management System) An early IBM hierarchical DBMS for IBM mainframes. IMS was widely implemented throughout the 1970s under MVS and continues to be used under z/OS. network interconnects, announced today it has appointed Joseph Kuhn to the position of chief financial officer. Kuhn, who is responsible for worldwide financial functions, will focus on accounting, financial reporting, and value creation for NexTone's investors. He reports to Malik Khan, NexTone's chairman and chief executive officer.
Kuhn has 25 years of experience as a CPA (Computer Press Association, Landing, NJ) An earlier membership organization founded in 1983 that promoted excellence in computer journalism. Its annual awards honored outstanding examples in print, broadcast and electronic media. The CPA disbanded in 2000. in public accounting as well as in finance and operations with technology-based companies ranging from startups to publicly held multinationals. He has helped guide companies through all phases of development and has raised over $600 million in debt and equity capital to fund their business plans.
Kuhn joined NexTone from venture-backed Mobile 365, Inc., a global leader in delivery and settlement of mobile messaging and data services, where he was CFO. Mobile 365 was sold to Sybase, Inc., in November 2006 for $438 million. Previously, he was CFO of OPNET OPNET Operations Network
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Malik Khan, chairman and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. , NexTone - "As a fast-growing, privately funded technology company in the rapidly developing and expanding session management market, NexTone must deploy its financial resources efficiently to ensure it can continue its strong growth. Joe has the track record to do that. He brings to NexTone proven technical finance skills, a strong operational orientation, and disciplined execution."
Joseph Kuhn, CFO, NexTone - "At NexTone I have an outstanding opportunity to work with a proven management team to help build a very successful business. As a CFO, I know that delivering value to stakeholders takes products with compelling value propositions, large and growing markets, and execution by the management team. NexTone has all of these ingredients. As the company grows, I'll support its financial and operational strategies to ensure that its business model continues to create sustainable value Sustainable Value
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NexTone[R] develops intelligent session management and interconnect systems for service providers who want to rapidly expand their reach and accelerate VoIP and multimedia revenues. NexTone's IntelliConnect System provides service providers with visibility and intelligence to exchange, optimize, secure and bill for voice and multimedia sessions flowing across diverse IP and IMS network boundaries. More than 550 service providers and enterprises worldwide use NexTone's IntelliConnect System to manage technical complexities, optimize business economics, and remove partnership hurdles. NexTone is a recipient of the Maryland Technology Champions Awards for 2006. The company ranks number one in Deloitte's 2006 Technology Fast 50 Program for Maryland, and is one of the Top 50 companies for Deloitte's 2006 Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, and life sciences companies in North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. . NexTone is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, with domestic and international offices worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.nextone.com.