New York, NY – January 20, 2016– Cloud PBX provider OnSIP today announced recent additions in the company’s management team to meet the needs of the growing business. Nicole Hayward was appointed Chief Marketing Officer and Helene Kidary as Vice President Channel Sales.
“OnSIP is very excited to announce Nicole’s promotion and Helene’s hiring,” said OnSIP CEO Michael Oeth. “OnSIP has had a long relationship with Women in the Channel, of which both Nicole and Helene are members. We are proud to showcase such accomplished women in high level executive roles within our company.” Oeth and Hayward both participated in the panel Gender Diversity Pays Off: Grow Your Business with Female Leadership at CVx ChannelVision Expo 2015 in Anaheim, CA.
Women in the Channel (WiC), is a professional nonprofit organization supporting women ingenerating roles in the telecom and data industries. In addition to now serving as members of the WiC Board, Hayward has also chaired the Technology Committee for 3 years, and Kidary was appointed to Chair of the Membership Committee last year.
Hayward has been with OnSIP since 2010, leading the company through a rebrand in 2012. During her tenure, OnSIP has grown to over 45,000 customers and been named a Gartner Cool Vendor in Unified Communications and a Pipeline Innovation Awards Finalist in 2015. The company has also won American Business (Stevie®) Awards in 2012, 2013, and 2015 in various categories. Prior to OnSIP, she worked at Bootsoft Inc. (now Modus Associates LLC) and capacities. Hayward holds a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering and a B.S. in Engineering and L’Oréal USA in management and engineering Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University.”
Helene J Kidary is an accomplished business leader and serial entrepreneur working in the telecom and technology space for 20 years. Kidary joins OnSIP after holding the position Executive Vice President of VoIPX International Inc, a cloud-based VoIP provider.
“I am absolutely thrilled to be working with the highly talented and skilled team at OnSIP,” said Kidary. “They have a proven track record in the industry, and together we will boost our competitiveness through increased sales proficiencies, as we collaborate on new ways to bolster and maximize our business partners’ relationships with their customers.”
Kidary has held executive positions serving as President of Tandem Transit LLC; Chief Executive Officer and Founder of VOX Group International (acquired in 2012); Chief Operating Officer for Gorilla Mobile; EVP Network Operations at Telco Group that sold to Leucadia; VP of International Services at STAR Telecom; and VP Operations PT-1 Communications. She chaired the NewCo Integration Committee in a $1.2B merge with STAR Telecom and PT-1 Communications. Kidary was certified by Bellcore’s TEC Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. in Telecommunications December 1998 and graduated with an Honors B.S. degree from Hofstra University May 1988.
Founded in 2004, OnSIP is a leading provider of real-time communications (RTC) services to over 45,000 businesses. OnSIP® Hosted VoIP customers enjoy the benefits of an on-demand phone system without the traditional high cost, burden, and inflexibility. The company also offers a cloud platform and simple APIs for developers to rapidly and affordably build RTC applications of their own. For more information, visit www.onsip.com.