EZ Texting, a provider of SMS marketing software for business, has named Craig Klemp as vice president of partnershps. Previously, Klemp worked at Evernote. EZ Texting is backed by Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital, Investor AB and ROCA Partners.
SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EZ Texting, the leader in SMS marketing software for business, today announces the appointment of Craig Klemp as vice president of partnerships. With deep experience in building SMB partnerships, Craig enables EZ Texting to actively engage and grow with customers’ product ecosystems.
“Craig fills essential needs within our team as we take the next step in engaging with our customers, including embracing their ecosystems and channels. There is a great demand for our EZ Texting products to better align and integrate with the other products our customers use everyday, and our customers tell us this everyday,” said Norman Happ, CEO of EZ Texting. “EZ Texting customers and partners will benefit from a world-class partnerships leader who can guide our team in achieving its full potential through designing high-level business strategies and executing existing successful tactics.”
Klemp joins EZ Texting from Evernote, where he led all global partnerships along with leading Evernote’s Japan/Asia-Pacific business. In these roles, he rebuilt the global partnership organization structure and established partnerships with companies including Microsoft, Google, Slack and Salesforce.
Additionally, he was responsible for designing an SMB distribution channel through the world’s largest reseller, Ingram Micro. Prior to Evernote, Klemp worked in the telecom space leading business development and partnerships for Talkdesk. Earlier in his career, Craig worked in management consulting and venture capital.
“Customers expect their software solutions and partners to work together, and integrations are at the center of the relationship,” said Klemp. “EZ Texting is in a market leadership position and guiding thousands of businesses as they adopt texting into their communication portfolio. Strong partnerships are an integral part of that path forward. I look forward to working with the company at every level to better deliver the results our customers expect.”
Craig’s appointment to vice president is the latest part of the strategic growth plan EZ Texting will continue to follow throughout 2019 and into 2020. For more information on EZ Texting, please visit eztexting.com.
About EZ Texting:
Founded in 2004, EZ Texting has served over 160,000 customers and is the #1 SMS marketing software, setting the standard for business texting platforms. Our messaging solutions are featured as a top 20 Best Product for Marketers and allow businesses of all sizes to reach and engage their mobile audiences. Headquartered in Santa Monica, CA, and with offices in Austin and Kiev, EZ Texting is a SaaS company that delivers the fastest, easiest, and most reliable way to connect. Backed by Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital, Investor AB, and ROCA Partners, EZ Texting is continuously voted a Best Place to Work.