iBASIS Accelerates Growth with JC Geha as Chief Operating Officer

  • 25 years global experience in ICT, leading global brands, namely; Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson, TeliaSonera, and MCI/Verizon
  • Lead iBASIS’ global operations, IT, engineering, and product development
  • Guide the technology integration strategy as the group pursues its M&A path

Lexington, MA, July 23, 2019 – iBASIS, provider of communications solutions for operators and digital players worldwide, today announced the appointment of JC Geha as its COO. He will take his new post effective August 1, and be based at iBASIS’ headquarters in Lexington, Massachusetts.

Formerly Senior Vice President, Head of International Technology and Services for Deutsche Telekom, and of Managed Services for Ericsson, Geha brings to iBASIS an impressive track record of profitable growth, technology and digital transformation expertise. His expertise spans 25 years of deep global industry relationships across the United States, Europe, Middle East, and Africa.

Geha will lead iBASIS’ global operations, engineering, IT, and product development. He will report to iBASIS’ CEO and founder of the Group Tofane Global, Alexandre Pébereau, with the responsibility of guiding technology integration strategy as the Group pursues its M&A path. The iBASIS commercial and corporate functions remain unchanged.

Alexandre Pébereau comments, “Our entrepreneurial and transformation journey calls for complementary leadership in technology and operations. JC’s background and international expertise will enable us to further deliver on our customer experience. JC invested 25 years in developing partnerships with the best operators and digital players worldwide. He is a great addition to our executive team and iBASIS globally.”

Geha adds, “I am excited to join the team that has propelled Tofane and iBASIS to the forefront of our industry. With my extensive experience in the industry I will continue to drive the iBASIS global footprint, technology offering, and focus on customer experience to achieve immediate growth, leverage greater scale, adopt new solutions, and build on global competence. My intention is to ensure that we are on the best path for seamless networks, technology experience, and continuous innovation to enable our customers to be first in their respective markets, first across the globe, and first to achieve transformation.”

ABOUT iBASIS

iBASIS is the leading communications solutions provider enabling operators and digital players worldwide to perform and transform.

Powered by Tofane Global, the new iBASIS is the first independent communications specialist, ranking third largest global wholesale voice operator and Top 3 LTE IPX vendor with 660+ LTE destinations. With the integration of Tofane’s acquisition of the Altice Europe N.V. international voice carrier business in France, Portugal, and the Dominican Republic, iBASIS today serves 1,000+ customers across 18 offices worldwide.

For more information, please visit www.ibasis.com