Reed Hundt Appointed to Inteliquent Board
June 1, 2017
Former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission Joins Inteliquent’s Board
CHICAGO — Inteliquent, a leading provider of communications services, announced today the appointment of Reed Hundt to the company’s board of directors.
“We’re extremely pleased to welcome Reed Hundt to the Inteliquent Board of Directors,” said Fritz Hendricks, CEO of Inteliquent. “Mr. Hundt brings a wealth of experience, leadership and industry insight to our board and further strengthens the company’s reputation as a leading communication enablement platform. We are looking forward to Reed Hundt’s contributions to Inteliquent.”
“I am honored to join the Inteliquent Board of Directors and work with their exceptional management team,” said Reed Hundt. “Inteliquent has been a leader in the communications enablement sector for years, and I look forward to sharing my ideas and experiences while contributing to the future direction and growth of this market leader.”
Reed is a principal of REH Advisors LLC, a strategic advice firm in Washington, D.C. and the founder and CEO of the Coalition for Green Capital, a non-profit focused on promoting the transition to clean energy through innovative banking and financing solutions. He served four years as chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from 1993 to 1997, where he was instrumental in the implementation of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, and was a member of President Obama’s transition team from 2008 to 2009. Today, Mr. Hundt serves on the boards of a number of leading technology companies, including Intel Corporation (Nasdaq: INTC), a leading manufacturer of semiconductor chips, and Smart Sky Networks, a communications network firm.
Inteliquent empowers communications for the top communication service providers, unified communications as a service providers and partners. The foundation of Inteliquent’s communications platform as a service (CPaaS) is its fully redundant, geo-diverse, carrier-grade tier 1 network. This network is trusted by the nation’s largest service providers, as it provides the most expansive footprint of local phone numbers in the United States and billions of minutes of traffic on the network annually.