Infobip Group Appoints Former Microsoft Product Heavyweight to Board
London, UK and Vodnjan,Croatia: March 15, 2021 – Global cloud communications company, Infobip continues to strengthen its Executive in line with the company’s vision for exponential growth by welcoming the new Vice President of Planning and Strategy Implementation, Marin Bezić to the Board of Directors .
An experienced management consultant with deep understanding of the sector and expertise in building out bluechip tech organisations, Bezić is ideally suited to help define and support the company’s long and short term strategic business objectives as the Group continues to extend its global footprint. He will be responsible for optimising business management including enhancing the Go-To-Market framework and overseeing revenue operations.
Previously at Microsoft, he was central to product development and the force behind Microsoft’s first business intelligence application.
“I’m excited to be a part of Infobip’s story. The feeling is very similar to the beginning of my career when I came to Microsoft. Infobip is a globally recognizable, fast-growing company full of fantastic people. It’s great to be part of a company that allows people worldwide to improve the way they live and work, all with the help of technology. I am looking forward to being able to use my knowledge and experience to help Infobip realize its vision”, Bezić said.
After 8 years with Microsoft based out of Redmond, USA, he moved to Microsoft’s London headquarters for Europe, the Middle East and Africa for 4 where he led the Application Platform business in over one hundred countries. In 2009, he returned to his native Croatia to run his own consultancy firm working with large enterprises including IT companies, banks and telecoms organisations.
Silvio Kutić, CEO at Infobip commented: “I’m very pleased to welcome Marin to Infobip at this important time and look forward to continuing this extraordinary growth trajectory with him on board to guide. His perspective on enterprise growth strategies is highly valued and I have no doubt his contribution will help support the future development of the Group.”
Infobip is a global cloud communications platform that enables businesses to build connected experiences across all stages of the customer journey. Accessed through a single platform, Infobip’s omnichannel engagement, identity, user authentication and contact center solutions help businesses and partners overcome the complexity of consumer communications to grow business and increase loyalty.
With over a decade of industry experience, Infobip has expanded to 65+ offices across six continents. It offers natively built technology with the capacity to reach over seven billion mobile devices and ‘things’ in 190+ countries connected directly to over 650 telecom networks. Infobip was established in 2006 and is led by its co-founders, CEO Silvio Kutić, Roberto Kutić and Izabel Jelenić.
Recent award wins include:
- Best A2P SMS provider for the fourth year running by mobile operators and enterprises in ROCCO’s annual Messaging Vendor Benchmarking Report
- Best CPaaS Provider of the Year, Best RCS Provider of the Year, and Mover & Shaker in Telco Innovation at the 2021 Juniper Digital Awards