Frank Fawzi

President and CEO
Frank M. Fawzi is the Chief Executive Officer at IntelePeer, a cloud communications platform company based in San Mateo, California. He joined IntelePeer in 2006 as a Board Member then as CEO in 2007. Mr. Fawzi has been a guiding force in driving the company’s efforts to become a leading innovator of communications services and applications. And with his leadership, the ability to attract and retain exceptional talent and to raise the necessary venture funding, IntelePeer has grown dramatically. This rapid growth was funded with over $55M in venture financing that Mr. Fawzi secured from VantagePoint Venture Partners, Kennet Venture Partners, NorthCap Partners, and EDF Ventures. In recognition, the company has received numerous awards for its products, customer service and leadership over the past several years, including being named to the prestigious Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest-growing U.S. companies and to Deliotte’s Silicon Valley’s Fast 50 Rising Star.

Between 1991 and 2001, Mr. Fawzi founded and grew CommTech Corporation to be an early leader in the communications software sector. Recognizing CommTech’s leadership and the management capabilities of Mr. Fawzi and his team, Morgan Stanley Venture Partners provided the company with funding, which CommTech deployed to fund its aggressive expansion organically and through acquisitions. CommTech was eventually acquired by ADC, a leading provider of broadband solutions for the telecommunication industry for $178M.

Prior to founding CommTech, Mr. Fawzi worked at AT&T Bell Laboratories and other divisions of AT&T. While at AT&T, he worked as the lead data communications architect on a team responsible for AT&T being awarded a $1.4 billion contract from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.

Mr. Fawzi received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science in ‘84 and a Master’s of Science in Management in ’87 both from Stevens Institute of Technology.

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