FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Bridgewater, NJ., November 14, 2017-- Somos, Inc., the leading provider of neutral Toll-Free numbering and registry administration services for the telecommunications industry, today announced the appointment of Gene Lew and Mark Bilton-Smith to its Advisory Council.
Gene Lew is the Principal Architect at Salesforce where he leads the company’s messaging initiatives. He has over 25 years of technology management and engineering experience in a variety of industries including mobile, internet, software and telecom. Before joining Salesforce, Mr. Lew was CTO and a co-founder of Heywire, which was acquired by Salesforce in 2016.
Mark Bilton-Smith is the President of ATL Communications, a leader in Toll-Free number management. During his 30 year career in the telecommunications industry, Mr. Bilton-Smith has founded four companies and been a force for growth and innovation in the industry.
“Our Advisory Council includes many leading innovators in the Toll-Free Industry,” said Gina Perini, President & CEO of Somos. “The combination of Gene’s extensive experience in messaging and Mark’s advocacy for growth in the industry will greatly enhance the strength of our Advisory Council. I look forward to their valuable contributions.”
About Somos, Inc. Somos, a leading provider of trusted, neutral numbering and registry administration services for the telecommunications industry, enables data integrity and access to fuel innovation and growth in Toll-Free and related markets. Somos operates the SMS/800 Toll-Free Number (TFN) Registry to administer and route data for the 41 Million and growing Toll-Free Numbers in use today. This service includes the Texting & Smart Services (TSS) Registry, the centralized registry to administer the use of Toll-Free Numbers for text messaging and multimedia services. To learn more about Somos, please visit www.somos.com.