"We are seeing great momentum at Sharpen with product development and customer growth. Charlie will help us further accelerate our roadmap and go-to-market efforts," said Kevin Hatch, Operating Partner at TELEO Capital. "Bringing in a professional with this level of executive experience is a huge win for our team and our customers."
Charlie most recently served as Interim CEO and COO at artificial intelligence and machine learning enterprise software company Hyperscience. He comes from a background of building software for large enterprises and small and medium businesses. Charlie joins Sharpen with experience in the UCaaS space and in deploying real, working AI within the enterprise. Both of these experiences are highly relevant for Sharpen's contact center customers. Charlie also brings experience in M&A, integrating companies and creating valuable solutions for customers.
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"I am excited to get back into the contact center space. When I saw a demo of the product, I knew Sharpen was on to something unique and I was immediately interested in leading the company through its next stage of growth," said Charlie. "While the contact center market is a $40B market, the technology companies are being asked to work with is completely outdated. I am excited to bring a modern technology stack to contact centers. Sharpen is an agent-first, low code, cloud-native solution, and we're going to be expanding on our AI capabilities to deliver the contact center of tomorrow."
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
Sharpen is a cloud native contact center platform that enables customer experience teams to establish a better relationship with their customers. This global platform eliminates costly on premises hardware, increases agent efficiency and makes customers happier through frictionless interactions. Sharpen is committed to building a global community of companies who believe that a happy customer is a loyal brand advocate waiting to happen.
Published: Monday, July 31, 2023