East Brunswick, NJ, March 20, 2018--Somos, Inc., the leading provider of neutral Toll-Free numbering and registry administration services for the telecommunications industry, today announced the appointment of Theresa Hennesy to its Board of Directors.
“Theresa is an accomplished technology leader in the ever-evolving telecommunications industry,” said Gina Perini, President and CEO of Somos. “Her extensive experience leading complex technical initiatives will help us navigate our next phase of growth.”
Ms. Hennesy most recently served as the Senior Vice President and Group Technical Advisor for Comcast Cable, where she led strategic initiatives for the engineering executive team and worked closely with the leadership team on efforts to accelerate growth and improve customers’ experience. Ms. Hennesy also led Comcast Cable’s cyber security, data protection and technology risk management efforts. Prior to her time at Comcast, Ms. Hennesy held senior positions related to technology transformation and operations at Vonage, Verisign, Primus, Cable & Wireless USA and MCI.
“Theresa’s broad and deep technical knowledge, business acumen, and experience in telecommunications will enhance our Board's contributions to Somos' future technology strategy,” said Chair of the Board, Anna Patruno. “I look forward to her contributions.”
In 2016, Ms. Hennesy was named one of the “Most Powerful Women in Cable” by Cablefax Magazine and was a recipient of the “Women in Technology Award”. She has served as a member of the Board of the Alliance for Telecommunications Solutions (ATIS) and as a member of the FCC Technical Advisory Council and the FCC Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC).
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.