ISI Hires Jason Forehand as CEO to Lead Company and Product Innovation Program
We are excited to announce that Jason Forehand has joined ISI as President and CEO, and will lead a major product investment program to enhance the company’s position as the leader in Unified Communications Management software. Mr. Forehand was previously the VP of Product of Red Sky Technologies, where he revitalized the products and sales approaches for enhanced 9-1-1 services targeting both the enterprise and SMB markets
Prior to his Product role, Mr. Forehand held the position of VP of Software Services at Red Sky. As VP of Software Services, he oversaw the Professional Services and Engineering departments which deliver emergency services to millions of endpoints. His extensive experience in Cloud and Enterprise Software allowed Red Sky to be the first 9-1-1 service provider to offer location services in a SaaS model. Before joining Red Sky, Mr. Forehand was the Director of Products and Technology at Nuvo Network Management. Prior to Nuvo, he held various positions in the IT industry including Systems Engineering and IT Consultant. Mr. Forehand holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.
“We are very excited to have Jason Forehand join us as CEO, bringing proven expertise in rejuvenating software companies in the UC ecosystem,” said Brad Brown, lead director of the board of directors of ISI. “Unified Communications providers continue to innovate with new services for data, voice, video, and collaboration. ISI has been an essential partner with our customers, as they deploy and manage these services in a cost-effective manner. ISI will continue to evolve to remain at the forefront of helping our customers. Jason Forehand is the right executive to help us do that.”
ISI’s suite of Infortel products deliver software-as-a-service, on-premises software, and managed services to measure, analyze, and optimize usage, content, expenses, and people for large and mid-market enterprises. With an easy-to-use interface, customers can optimize and maximize their investment in their UC&C platforms to gain valuable insights to drive their businesss initiatives. Using a consultative approach, ISI helps its clients choose and implement Unified Communications management solutions that achieve their desired business outcomes. ISI works closely with its partners in the Cisco, Avaya, and Microsoft ecosystems.
“ISI’s commitment to new product investment demonstrates the Board’s strong belief in the ISI brand, its team, and the customer trust that the company has built over three decades,” said Jason Forehand. “I am excited to be part of this.”
ISI will use the recent funding to advance strategic growth priorities laid out by its leadership team including:
- Accelerate the development of the Infortel Select SaaS platform
- Invest in developing additional products to meet customer needs
- Ramp up its strategic alliances with UC providers and reseller partners
- Increase value to customers migrating to hybrid and cloud environments