News : Silicon Valley Veteran Allen Morgan Joins Fonolo as Advisor
Toronto, ON, Canada, Oct 25, 2016 -- Fonolo, a provider in cloud-based call-back solutions for the contact center, announced the addition of distinguished industry expert Allen Morgan to its advisory board.
Allen Morgan brings over 30 years of experience to Fonolo in internet software services, eCommerce, interactive entertainment, online advertising and marketing, and new media. Morgan has built his career as an advisor having spent 17 years as a General Partner, Venture Partner and, eventually, a Venture Advisor at Mayfield Fund, where he led Mayfield’s investments in a number of early stage start-up companies such as Slide (acquired by Google), Zenprise (acquired by Citrix), and Serious Magic (acquired by Adobe). Prior to joining Mayfield, he was a partner with two Silicon Valley law firms, Latham & Watkins and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati for nearly 20 years. Currently, Morgan is an angel investor and advisor to numerous tech startups, as well as being actively involved at Idealab, where he serves on the Board of Directors and is Managing Director of the New Ventures Group.
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"I am really looking forward to working with the Fonolo team," said Morgan. "I was immediately impressed with their deep understanding of the contact center space and their determination to solve tough, technically challenging problems. They also have a knack for thinking about their business from a clever, innovative, ‘inside out’ perspective."
"We are thrilled to be working with Allen," said Fonolo, CEO, Shai Berger. "His wealth of industry expertise and knowledge will help Fonolo plan for an exciting next chapter."
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Fonolo helps organizations improve the call center experience for their customers while reducing costs. A growing list of organizations, including the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), have discovered the value of using Fonolo to connect their call center with their web site. The privately held, Toronto-based company, has received numerous awards, including "50 Best Websites" from Time.com, "Best New Product" from Emerging Communications Conference, "Judges' Choice" from GigaOm's Mobilize Conference, "Top Telecom Idea" from Springwise and "Top 25 Canadian IT Up and Comers" from the Branham Group.
Published: Wednesday, October 26, 2016