Peter Manzella, MBA ’03

Peter is one of the senior vice president of operations at Pinger, the company that has recently disrupted the mobile space by making texting and talking free. Peter will help ensure that Pinger is well prepared to support its momentous growth of users and their resulting voice calls and text messages.

According to the company, recent executive hires exhibit Pinger’s tremendous growth over the past year and position the company for success to support its global expansion. Pinger is the 7th largest mobile carrier in the U.S., providing users with real, dedicated phone numbers for free mobile communications, including texting and talking. Pinger has over 16 million Textfree users and over 1.6 billion texts sent per month.

“These additions to our executive and management teams strengthen our ties to the mobile industry and will be paramount to meeting our aggressive plans for growth,” said Greg Woock, Pinger co-founder and CEO. “We’re excited for the opportunity to work with innovators and trailblazers who understand where we want to go as a company, and who have the vision and know-how to get us there.”

Peter brings experience from senior-level roles at top brands worldwide to drive the company’s operations. Prior to Pinger, Peter worked with Experian, where he served as the VP of global network operations and engineering. Previous to that role, he worked with Visa as the VP of global network engineering and architecture. He also spent nearly ten years at eBay and was senior director of global network, security and site operations when he left in May of 2010. Peter earned his MBA from Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management.

Peter Manzella, MBA ’03

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