Seasoned HR executive to leverage experience from Mills Corp., Marriott to manage VoIP application leader's fast-growing global presence
GAITHERSBURG, MD, May 28, 2008 - BroadSoft, Inc., a leading provider of VoIP application software, today announced the appointment of Michael J. Rodis as vice president of human resources. Rodis will leverage his 20 years of experience to manage BroadSoft's rapid growth in global markets.
For BroadSoft, Rodis will oversee all aspects of human resources management, including recruiting, training and organizational development.
Rodis was previously with The Mills Corporation, where he served as senior vice president of Human Resources for 1,200-employee organization. There he was instrumental in leading the development of employee policies, practices and programs, and was credited with restructuring the company's health and retirement programs.
"Mike is an expert in employee relations and staffing," said Michael Tessler, president and CEO of BroadSoft. "His expertise will enhance our human resources department and elevate our international recruitment. This hire exemplifies BroadSoft's commitment to maintaining our global market leadership position and delivering the highest service quality to our customers."
Rodis has held senior executive roles in the HR departments of high-growth companies in service, manufacturing, telecommunications and media industries, including Marriott, Frito-Lay, MCI and Discovery Communications.
Rodis is also involved in fund raising for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through the Team in Training program. He develops Corporate Learning Partnerships with a number of educational institutions and has participated in the mentoring of individuals in their transition to full-time employment through Maryland's Department of Economic Development.
"BroadSoft truly is a global company, with service provider customers in 59 countries," said Rodis. "This is an exciting time to join this talented team as the company grows its international presence in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia."
Rodis holds a bachelor's degree in management and an MBA, both from The College of William and Mary.
About The BroadWorks Platform
BroadSoft's IMS-compliant BroadWorks® platform provides a comprehensive range of VoIP applications, including Hosted Unified Communications, Mobile PBX, Business Trunking and residential broadband services fully integrated into a single VoIP application platform. BroadWorks is capable of providing these applications with the reliability, redundancy, scalability and regulatory capabilities required to deliver carrier-class service.
BroadSoft® provides VoIP application software that enables the delivery of hosted telephony and multimedia services. Its award-winning flagship BroadWorks technology empowers wireless, wireline and cable carriers to deliver next-generation voice and multimedia applications and advanced features that enable them to increase revenue, enhance competitive differentiation and elevate customer satisfaction. BroadSoft's family of carrier-class software products delivers the scale, open architecture and reliability that the world's leading telecommunications companies demand to serve mission-critical enterprise and residential broadband customers. BroadSoft provides VoIP applications to seven of the Top 10 and 13 of the Top 25 largest carriers worldwide, as measured by recent annual revenue, including Korea Telecom, KPN, SingTel, Sprint, Telefonica de Espana, Telstra, T-systems and Verizon. For additional information, go to www.broadsoft.com.