08 Feb David Guthrie Joins Brightlink
David Guthrie Joins Brightlink as a Strategic Advisor to the Board
ATLANTA, GA — FEBRUARY 08, 2017 — Brightlink announced today that it has named David Guthrie as a Strategic Advisor to the board of directors to build upon and grow the company’s network products and services in the IP services industry and Unified Communication and Collaboration market. “I am delighted to welcome David to Brightlink as we transform our business to offer world class network services in a UCC world.” said Sean Dwyer, Chairman, Brightlink IP. “His deep understanding of the Unified Communication and Collaboration and IP services market, thought leadership, and proven ability to develop next generation products and services enhances our position as a trusted partner to the world’s premier communications and Over the Top (OTT) companies.”
Mr. Guthrie brings more than 20 years of experience as a technology and business strategist for one of the world’s premier Unified Communication and Collaboration companies, PGi. Most recently serving as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), during his tenure he was responsible for global technology initiatives including product management, product design, research and development, and global technology operations. He also served as PGI’s Chief Strategy Officer from February 2003 to February 2004. Mr. Guthrie also served as CTO for Webcast/WebMD and was a partner at Fuqua Ventures and currently serves as a board member for PGI, previously held roles in the Georgia CIO Leadership Association and was awarded 2014 CIO Lifetime Achievement Award.
“We are building our business with the invaluable support and advice of technology luminaries like David Guthrie,” said Dwyer. “His impressive and varied background brings a wealth of perspective to Brightlink IP and its customers.”
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Brightlink is the premier IP communications provider delivering carrier-grade voice, messaging, and application-based services to enterprises and carriers around the world. As one of the largest IP-based communications providers globally, we are committed to innovation, customer satisfaction and exceeding expectations. We power our UC&C customers’ products and services in the most critical industry verticals through a seamless, next-generation environment.
From carrier, OTT and enterprise voice services, to SMS and MMS messaging solutions, Brightlink provides cost-effective, customizable and easily-accessible solutions. We pride ourselves on industry-leading quality and efficient delivery of reliable services, built specifically for next-generation networks and applications. Our 24×7 Network Operations Center (NOC), customer portals and APIs monitor all customer traffic and network services from end to end, ensuring flawless execution. Our trusted partnerships include the largest global carriers and most sophisticated enterprises. We pride ourselves on delivering world-class services to these partners consistently, every day.
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