Voalte Names Sean Friel SVP of Sales & Marketing
Former Siemens Healthcare VP of Sales joins Voalte to further strengthen client relations & accelerate sales
SARASOTA, FL – September 23, 2015 — Voalte, the leader in healthcare communication technology, today announced that Sean Friel has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Friel brings more than 30 years of sales, client relations, consulting and implementation experience to Voalte. In this position, he will expand hospital engagement and partnerships to improve patient care and streamline workflow with enterprise-wide mobile healthcare communication solutions.
“As the healthcare environment undergoes unprecedented transformation, the need for scalable, timely communication between caregivers throughout the care continuum will continue to grow exponentially,” explained Trey Lauderdale, founder and CEO of Voalte. “Large hospitals and multi-site healthcare systems increasingly recognize the need for a proven mobile healthcare communication solution. That’s why we are pleased to welcome someone of Sean’s caliber who is widely recognized for his ability to build client-focused teams that create and maintain long-lasting, mutually rewarding relationships.”
“Voalte is a major player in a fast growing segment meeting a tremendous need among hospitals to improve communication for nurses and physicians,” said Friel. “As we continue to grow and scale up as a company, I am excited to leverage my experience and expertise to further enhance client satisfaction and create long-term relationships that will help propel the company to the next level.”
Friel’s healthcare information technology (HIT) career spans three decades of sales leadership experience involving managed services, account management, customer relations and technology sales. Most recently he served as vice president of US sales at Siemens Healthcare’s HIT division where he led domestic sales and revenue growth for eight years.
Friel graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, N.J with an MBA in Finance. He holds a BS in Business Administration, Marketing from Villanova University in Villanova, PA.
Voalte develops smartphone alternatives that simplify caregiver communication. As the only company to offer a comprehensive Mobile Communication Strategy, Voalte enables care teams inside and outside the hospital to access and exchange information securely. Voalte customers benefit from a solid smartphone infrastructure that supports their existing systems and expands to accommodate future technologies.