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CometChat strengthens its management team with a focus on revenue growth and finance


DENVER, September 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — CometChat, the leading in-app chat provider, has announced the expansion of its leadership team with the addition of Melissa Ordway in the role of Vice President of Finance and John Hyde as Chief Revenue Officer. Following their recent Series A investment, these key hires illustrate the company’s focus on accelerating its rapid growth and continued fiscal responsibility.

“Building a world-class leadership and leadership team is a critical step in growing this business. We’ve seen incredible product-driven growth with minimal investment in sales. I am thrilled to combine our best product with a top notch sales organization to drive our growth forward in the coming year. With Melissa and John joining us, I’m thrilled to welcome some of the top finance and revenue leaders to our leadership team – I look forward to working closely with them as we evolve and support CometChat in this next phase of growth”

Anuj GargCometChat CEO

Meilssa Ordway joins the team after serving as Vice President of Finance at ANGI (NASDAQ:ANGI) where, as part of the leadership team leading FP&A, she helped drive 10x revenue growth. Her early career experience in risk management at the FDIC led her to create the FP&A function at ANGI, which was instrumental in the merger of HomeAdvisor and Angie’s List, multiple acquisitions and the public offering of ‘ANGI. Melissa’s experience building world-class FP&A functions along with her expertise in revenue growth make her a valuable addition to CometChat’s leadership team.

John Hyde Joins the team from his former role as CRO of Via Customers, a software startup in the e-commerce space, where in 2021 he grew 4x revenue, 5x transaction volume and built a revenue trajectory key to increase $70 million in venture capital funding. John brings experience in both enterprise sales and business development from previous roles at Qualtrics and Amazon Web Services.

“We’ve invested heavily in marketing over the past year, attracting some amazing brands, and the addition of a mature sales organization positions us for huge growth.”

Dan MitsnerCMO CometChat

About CometChat

CometChat allows developers to quickly integrate in-app text messaging to all mobile and web applications. Our platform provides user-to-user messaging to help your users connect with each other – marketplace sellers and buyers, healthcare providers and patients, taxi drivers and passengers, students and teachers, and many more. Moreover.

Our SDKs, APIs and Chat UI Kits are quick to launch, incredibly secure, highly scalable and well documented. Our robust library of extensions helps you easily integrate with other services and provides a configurable, feature-rich messaging experience for your users.

Over 50,000 developers around the world trust us and we serve start-ups and enterprise clients in telehealth, ed-tech, marketplaces, on-demand services, virtual events , dating apps and other sectors.