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Kaleyra announces the hiring of Stefan Heller as Vice President for Business Development and Strategic Partnerships

Kaleyra announces the hiring of Stefan Heller as Vice President for Business Development and Strategic Partnerships
Posted on Oct 15

Milan, Italy, NY, USA — October 15, 2019

Kaleyra S.p.A., a rapidly growing cloud communications software provider delivering secure application programming interfaces (APIs) and connectivity solutions in the API/CPaaS market, is pleased to announce and welcome Stefan Heller as Vice President for Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, effective immediately.  He will be based in the company’s office in Vienna, VA and report to Mr. Soren Schafft,  Kaleyra’s General Manager for Global Connectivity. Mr. Heller will lead Kaleyra’s efforts to expand and deepen partnerships with mobile operators and aggregators worldwide.

Mr. Heller brings to Kaleyra considerable experience and success in the messaging business. He joins the company from OpenMarket, where, as Director of Carrier Relations & Partnerships for North America for over 8 years, he was responsible for managing the critical connections and relationships with North American carriers and partners, plus instigating and establishing SMS messaging connectors with Adobe and Oracle. Mr. Heller’s previous experience also includes Business Development and Licensing roles, for companies such as Buongiorno Ltd, InfoSpace Europe and Music Choice where he created a global strategy, maximized revenue opportunities and managed strategic accounts.

“We are thrilled to add such a seasoned and respected industry veteran to the Kaleyra team.  Stefan is a critical component in helping Kalyera grow some exciting new business areas that require clear communication and extensive industry coordination” stated Soren Schafft.

“I am excited to be a part of the tremendous innovation and momentum that Kaleyra is building in the marketplace.” elaborated Stefan Heller.

About Kaleyra

Kaleyra is a global group providing mobile messaging services for financial institutions and enterprises of all sizes worldwide. Through its proprietary platform, Kaleyra manages multi-channel integrated communication services on a global scale, comprising of messages, push notifications, e-mail, instant messaging, voice services and chatbots. Kaleyra’s technology today makes it possible to safely and securely manage billions of messages monthly with a reach to over a thousand MNOs and some 200 countries. For more information: www.kaleyra.com.