Experienced Technology and Telecom Leader to Drive Accelerated Innovation and Growth
LOWELL, Mass.— October 20, 2022 — netnumber Global Data Services, the world-leading provider of accurate, reliable and secure phone number intelligence data, is proud to announce the addition of its new Vice President of Business and Market Development: Dr. Marco Lafrentz. With this strategic leadership team appointment, netnumber Global Data Services continues the momentum from its recent brand launch and builds on its delivery of technological solutions that offer a more secure, seamless digital world.
Lafrentz brings to netnumber Global Data Services a keen awareness of global trends and demands, which will help guide the company’s rapid growth trajectory and strategy, ensuring its services meet the needs of enterprises, communications service providers and fraud prevention service providers. A seasoned leader in the technology and telecommunications space, Lafrentz has driven innovation strategy and new product development for nine years at a global application-to-person messaging operator and cloud communications provider. There, he served as VP of Products and was instrumental in transforming a wholesale SMS aggregator into an enterprise-focused Service Provider, as well as creating a new product suite around the WhatsApp Business Solution by Meta. Marco also relaunched the company’s number portability products to emphasize the value of phone number information for user registrations, customer outreach and account security.
“I’m thrilled to join the netnumber Global Data Services team at such an exciting inflection point in their business journey. Industry-leading phone number intelligence data solutions like those offered by netnumber Global Data Services have the ability to completely transform the communications landscape, and I’m eager to be a part of this company’s next phase of growth,” states Lafrentz.
As experts in global phone number intelligence with more than 20 years of experience in the field, netnumber Global Data Services delivers a broad set of solutions that solve complex ecosystem challenges and reduce both costs and operational complexity for customers. The company’s telephone number information solutions provide detailed network and services attributes for telephone numbers globally, including enhanced, high-resolution network identification capabilities that are unique to netnumber Global Data Services.
“It is a tremendous time for Marco to join the netnumber Global Data Services team as we continue to accelerate our growth through strategic partnerships and investments in the market. Marco’s background in the industry and his messaging expertise, in particular, are a great fit for netnumber Global Data Services as we continue to expand on the critical role we play in the ecosystem globally,” comments Steve Legge, CEO of netnumber Global Data Services. “With our recent acquisition by Abry Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm and experienced communications investor, the new netnumber Global Data Services is fueled for growth and ready to capitalize on the strong DNA that has been built over the last two decades.”
netnumber Global Data Services remains dedicated to its core mission of empowering every telecom operator and enterprise in the world with powerful phone number intelligence data that streamlines operations, reduces costs and combats fraud. As communications networks continue to transform, the company leverages its expertise and leadership in the phone number intelligence data sphere to empower a more simplified and secure ecosystem for its customers. This ensures they can solve even their most complex challenges with market-leading real-time insights and expert support.
To learn more about netnumber Global Data Services, visit netnumber.com.
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About netnumber Global Data Services
netnumber Global Data Services is the world-leading provider of phone number intelligence data. At the forefront of telecommunications for over two decades, the company delivers market-leading real-time number data and routing solutions to Enterprises as well as Messaging and Communication Service Providers, powering communication networks globally, strengthening security and combating fraud. By integrating its comprehensive collection of global number databases, Override Service Registry, and other data sets, netnumber Global Data Services provides an unparalleled range of solutions that underpin number portability, routing and billing of voice and data services.
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