Vocera® Names Paul Johnson as Executive Vice President, Sales and Services
SAN JOSE, Calif. - October 14, 2013 - Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE: VCRA), the leading provider of integrated, intelligent communication solutions for mission-critical environments in healthcare, hospitality, energy, retail and other mobile work environments, has named Paul Johnson as executive vice president, sales and services, beginning October 21, 2013. Prior to joining Vocera, Mr. Johnson was responsible for leading sales and client relationship management for Intuit's $500 million financial services SaaS business.
"Paul Johnson comes to Vocera with more than 25 years of experience in the information technology and professional services industries and has a passion for building high performing teams and working closely with customers," stated Brent Lang, president and CEO of Vocera. "We are excited to add him to our executive team as we expand our leadership position and grow our business."
At Intuit, Mr. Johnson was responsible for leading North American sales and relationship management for the firm's financial services division. Prior to Intuit, Mr. Johnson spent three years with Sage Software, where he led a $500 million multi-product, multi-channel team of 400 sales and services professionals. Prior to that, Mr. Johnson spent 10 years in executive roles at IBM, where during his tenure he was responsible for sales and services functions across multiple channels, including direct sales teams, retail, business partners, telesales, and the Web. He holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.
"Vocera is at the forefront of the industry with innovative communication solutions that meet the needs of mobile workers in mission-critical environments," said Johnson. "I am excited to join a company with such strong momentum, large market opportunity and dedication to serving customers. I look forward to joining the management team and driving growth within the mobile communications space."
Vocera empowers integrated, intelligent communication for mission-critical environments in healthcare, hospitality, energy, retail and other mobile work environments. One of the fastest growing mobile technology companies, Vocera is widely recognized for developing smarter ways to communicate that improve patient and customer satisfaction. Exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association, Vocera® Voice Communication, Secure Messaging, and Care Experience solutions are installed in more than 1,000 organizations worldwide. Vocera is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with offices in Tennessee, Canada, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.vocera.com and @VoceraCom on Twitter.
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Vocera technology has bridged our communication gaps – allowing instant hands-free voice calls, improving patient care coordination, and enhancing staff and patient safety by reducing response times.Norman Bowman, Clinical Ward Administrator at Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
The Vocera numbers speak for themselves, and they show this technology can dramatically reduce the time it takes to connect with a colleague and get a response. That has a real impact on the care we provide.Adrian Plunkett, Paediatric Intensivist Consultant at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital
We have seen improvement in our communication across Emergency Care since implementing Vocera technology – staff can now connect with the right person on their first try.Victoria Sudron, Service Improvement Coordinator at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust
Since implementing Vocera, we no longer have communication delays due to the ‘page and wait’ scenario.Nick Roper, Clinical Director at North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Trust
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