26 Feb Brightlink Appoints Industry Veteran David Guthrie to Board of Directors
Leadership Team Expands with Vice President of Product Management
Atlanta, GA – February 26, 2019 – Brightlink, a leading communications platform and technology company that delivers voice, messaging, analytics and cloud-based solutions, announced today the appointment of technology industry veteran David Guthrie to its Board. Guthrie, who has served as a strategic advisor to Brightlink since 2017, was most recently a Board Director at PGi, where he also served as the Chief Technology Officer from 2003 to 2017.
Guthrie has spent 30+ years in leadership roles including Chief Technology Officer, Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Product Officer for private and public technology companies. He co-founded a healthcare IT company called Medcast, which was sold to WebMD. He was recently honored with the Georgia Chief Information Officer Lifetime Achievement Award and has also been named a Premier 100 Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Officer by Computerworld. He holds 20 patents.
“We are thrilled with the addition of David to our Board,” said Brightlink Executive Chairman Sean Dwyer. “His industry pedigree speaks for itself and will be invaluable to Brightlink and our customers as we continue to expand our Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) and cloud-based next-generation communications and technology offerings over the coming months.”
The company also announced the addition of Tri Phan, Vice President of Product Management, to its leadership team. In his role, Phan is responsible for the strategic development of Brightlink’s next-generation communications products. He joins Brightlink from AT&T where he was a Senior Director with responsibility for deploying enterprise mobile messaging and conferencing solutions. In his 30+ year career, Phan has held leadership roles for companies spanning industries including automotive, communications, enterprise software, e-commerce and information technology.
“Tri is an entrepreneurial technologist at heart who thrives on driving innovative products from inception to market,” said Rob Chen, CEO of Brightlink. “He is the perfect fit to lead Brightlink’s product development strategy and drive continued innovation of our products and platform to benefit our customers and channel partners.”
Brightlink’s industry-leading CPaaS platform, technology solutions and network services are used by companies ranging from small to mid-sized businesses to the largest enterprises and communication service providers around the globe.
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Brightlink is a leading communications platform and technology company that delivers voice, messaging, analytics and cloud-based solutions. Our industry-leading CPaaS platform, technology solutions, and network services are used by companies ranging from small to mid-sized businesses to the largest enterprises and communication service providers around the globe. We power more than 30+ billion communication interactions each year with industry-leading quality of service, 24×7 support, and a next-generation IP network that has the highest levels of performance, reliability, scalability and security.
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