Somos, Inc. Announces New Hire of Deborah Thomas as Chief People Officer


East Brunswick, NJ, April 17, 2019 -- Somos, Inc., a leading registry management and data solutions company, today announced the hiring of Deborah Thomas as their Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer reporting to Gina Perini, Somos' President and Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Thomas’ responsibilities include transforming and aligning Somos’ human resources and talent strategies with innovative and scalable solutions to drive Somos’ future growth.

As the telecom industry evolves, the role of trusted, neutral registries grows increasingly important,” said Ms. Perini. “Deborah joins Somos during an exciting time of growth. I’m confident that she will bring her vision and leadership to develop Somos’ most important asset – its people. Her strategic approach to business operations will provide excellent guidance for our team now and in the future, with the laser focus of providing an exceptional experience to our customers.”

Ms. Thomas is a strategic-minded human resources executive who brings more than 20 years of experience leading talent and organizational effectiveness strategies to optimize business performance. She most recently served as the Vice President, Talent Management for Comcast technology division, where she was responsible for driving the development and implementation of talent management strategy and organizational effectiveness programs. Ms. Thomas is a graduate of the Darden School of Business, where she earned a Master of Business Administration. She also attended Hampton University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance.

I’m excited to join the diverse, passionate group of individuals that make up the Somos team,” said Ms. Thomas. “As the telecom industry changes, companies must be able to adapt. I look forward to working at the forefront of change with the Somos team.”

About Somos, Inc.

Somos is a leading provider of trusted, neutral numbering and registry administration services and data solutions. Our mission is to empower more intimate and trusted interconnections between brands, consumers, and communities. A total customer focus is reflected in everything we do – working collaboratively to build market value and creatively resolve industry problems. Somos serves as the North American Numbering Plan Administrator and the Pooling Administrator for over 800 million local and wireless telephone numbers, and operates the SMS/800 Toll-Free Number (TFN) Registry for the 41 Million and growing Toll-Free Numbers in North America. Other Somos solutions include the Texting & Smart Services (TSS) Registry, the centralized registry for the use of Toll-Free Numbers in text messaging and multimedia services; and RouteLink, the alternative solution for accessing authoritative Toll-Free routing data. To learn more about Somos, please visit

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