Edify Names Former BT Head of Legal, Neil Hobbs, General Counsel

May 13, 2021 10:28:01 AM

Neil Hobbs EdifyMay 13, 2021—Santa Monica, CA—Edify Labs (edify.cx), the customer experience software company that makes business communications feel more like personal ones, announced the appointment of Neil Hobbs as the company’s new General Counsel. In this role, Hobbs will serve as the company’s advisor on all legal matters. 

Hobbs brings two decades of experience in a broad range of commercial, corporate, and international legal areas to Edify, including having served as Head of Legal for global telecommunications giant BT.

“We’re excited to add Neil to our leadership team,” said Cameron Weeks, CEO and co-founder of Edify Labs. “His telco expertise is unique and will be an asset to Edify as we continue to grow our company, partnerships, and client base.”

Hobbs is a graduate of Cardiff University School of Law, a solicitor admitted to the Law Society of England & Wales, as well as a member of the Illinois State Bar and the State Bar of California.

“I have a deep connection to the communications industry and am looking forward to bringing this experience and interest to Edify as the company continues its impressive trajectory and further establishes itself as a leader in the contact center, customer experience, and unified communications spaces,” said Hobbs.

About Edify Labs, Inc.

Edify connects businesses with customers and employees with each other, making business communications as easy as personal ones. Edify Huddle is the only solution that unites contact center (CCaaS), unified communications (UCaaS), and real-time communications platform (CPaaS/API) functionality in a cloud-native solution that lets users move seamlessly among channels within one conversation, just as we do on our phones. Edify removes all the risk once associated with the cloud by delivering global availability, real-time redundancy, no-waste pricing, and a 100% SLA uptime guarantee. Learn more at edify.cx.

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