Technology >> CEO Interviews >> September 8, 2004

Robert Ritchey – Intervoice Inc (intv)

ROBERT RITCHEY is President of Intervoice, Inc. He is responsible for the company's overall global direction, with management of both domestic and international sales, operations, business development, marketing, engineering and a specialized organization with a dedicated focus on the company's core product lines and markets. Intervoice is a leading global provider of voice-enabled information solutions, collaboration and e- business applications and outsourcing services for enterprises and network service providers. Mr. Ritchey was previously President of the company's Enterprise Solutions division and has been with Intervoice since December 2000. Prior to joining the company, he spent several years as Vice President/General Manager for two electronic security products and systems companies, most recently with Notifier Integrated Systems, a division of Honeywell International. Mr. Ritchey also has 25 years of telecommunications experience, working in sales, marketing and operational positions with several companies including Nortel, Amerisystems and Sprint Corp. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a BS degree in Business Administration. Profile
CRAIG E. HOLMES is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Intervoice, Inc. He has more than 20 years of experience in financial management and accounting. Prior to joining Intervoice, Mr. Holmes provided financial, operational consulting and executive management services to several technology companies. Mr. Holmes also served as Chief Financial Officer for Excel Communications, Inc. He was instrumental in Excel's successful $150 million IPO and helping to grow the company's revenues to $1.4 billion through a combination of organic growth and acquisitions. Additionally, Mr. Holmes helped raise $90 million during his tenure as CFO with EpicRealm, Inc. With a background in audit, tax, business planning and business analysis, Mr. Holmes originally joined Arthur Andersen LLP in 1982 and was ultimately promoted to Partner in 1995. Mr. Holmes received both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Accounting from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. Profile
TWST: Please tell us about Intervoice, Inc.

Mr. Ritchey: Intervoice is a voice solutions company that provides

automation and voice access to information. We serve the enterprise as

well as