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Telestax Welcomes Gert-Jan Huizer

Telestax appoints Gert-Jan Huizer as Vice President of EMEA to support company expansion in CPaaS enablement.

Telestax, the leader in CPaaS enablement for service providers worldwide, today announced that Gert-Jan Huizer has joined the company as Vice President of EMEA. Based in the Netherlands, Mr. Huizer will be responsible for the company’s sales functions as well as supporting Telestax business transformation and expansion in the EMEA region.

“I’m excited to have Gert-Jan as part of the Telestax team,” said Kevin Nethercott, Telestax Chief Commercial Officer. “Gert-Jan has more than 20 years of experience in the international communications service provider market working for companies such as KPN and iBasis. He has a strong track record in sales, business development, and GTM and will play a key role as Telestax continues to expand globally with CPaaS enablement.”

As part of this expansion, Telestax signed on 10 communications partners in 2020 to bring CPaaS to enterprise businesses globally. This immense growth speaks to the popularity of CPaaS and the desire of service providers to modernize their digital transformation offering by delivering programmable cloud communications applications and features to the market directly and competing with traditional over-the-top players.

“The demand for CPaaS solutions is growing rapidly,” said Huizer. “Telestax has a very competitive offering to enable communications providers to equip their business customers with these white-labeled services. I’m happy to be a part of this highly motivated and capable team and look forward to making our current and new customers successful.”

The appointment of Mr. Huizer as VP of EMEA further adds to the company’s momentum in the global expansion of CPaaS enablement. For more information, contact

About Telestax 

Telestax is the leading CPaaS enabler for communications service providers and creator of the award winning Restcomm API platform. Originating in the largest industry open source community, managed by  Telestax, Restcomm has been tested by over 10,000 telecom developers and contains over 6 million  lines of code. As a trusted partner in real-time communications, Telestax delivers Restcomm Cloud to innovative companies around the world. When service providers join with Telestax, their customers gain the advantage of a superior network and full CPaaS capabilities such as programmable SMS and voice. With bring your own carrier options, white labeling, and a complete suite of voice and messaging APIs, as well as turnkey applications, service providers benefit from new revenue streams and a competitive edge in the evolving digital transformation marketplace. Restcomm Cloud removes the friction in application development and business workflow integration with user-friendly tools like the Visual Designer. The Telestax RESTful API gives experienced developers control to create robust omnichannel applications technologies such as advanced IVR and intelligent chatbots. Learn more about Telestax, Restcomm  Cloud, and CPaaS enablement at today.

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