Digium Appoints Chief Financial Officer
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., September 29, 2015—Digium®, Inc., the Asterisk® Company, today announced Allen Dillard has joined the company as its chief financial officer (CFO). Dillard will work directly with Digium CEO Danny Windham to set and manage the company’s financial strategy.
Dillard joins Digium from Mobular Technologies, where he served as CEO and managed the company’s business strategy, sales and marketing, product management, finance and business operations. He led the sale of the company to Mediant Communications in 2013.
Prior to Mobular Technologies, Dillard served as corporate treasurer and investor relations director at Wolverine Tube, executive vice president and CFO at Phyve Corporation, and corporate vice president and CFO at Nichols Research Corporation. He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
“We believe it’s the right time to add an accomplished finance executive to the leadership team,” said Danny Windham, CEO of Digium. “Allen brings a very broad range of skills in financial management as well as operations and has experience in both private and public company roles. His expertise will be very valuable as Digium continues to grow.”
Digium®, Inc. provides Asterisk® software, telephony hardware, and on-premises and hosted Switchvox business phone systems that deliver enterprise-class Unified Communications (UC) and UC as a Service (UCaaS) solutions at an affordable price. Digium is the creator, primary developer and sponsor of the Asterisk project; the world’s most widely used open source communications software. Asterisk turns an ordinary computer into a feature-rich communications server. A community of more than 80,000 developers and users worldwide uses Asterisk to create VoIP communication solutions in more than 170 countries. Since 1999, Digium has empowered developers to create innovative communications solutions based on open standards and open source software, providing an alternative to proprietary phone systems. Digium Switchvox Cloud and other cloud-based products and services are offered through Digium Cloud Services, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Digium, Inc. Digium’s business communications products are sold through a worldwide network of reseller partners. More information is available at www.digium.com and www.asterisk.org.
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