Cognia appoints ex-Goldman Sachs partner Simon Mansfield as chairman

Source: Cognia

The leading provider of cloud communications intelligence solutions, Cognia, has appointed former Goldman Sachs partner, Simon Mansfield, as chairman of its board of directors.

Mansfield joins as Cognia continues to rollout its growth strategy to help the company become a major force in the global market for cloud communications data recording, PCI compliance and analytics.

Following a successful career with Goldman Sachs, Simon was more recently appointed as an Investment Advisor to Oxford Capital, and manages an international portfolio of private and public equity, bonds and venture capital investments through his firm SM Investments. A former partner at Goldman Sachs, Mansfield was co-head of the European Special Situations Group (ESSG), responsible for proprietary investments including a large portfolio of turnaround, venture capital and private equity investments throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Simon Mansfield commented, "This is an important time in Cognia's development as a game-changing company for global businesses, whether that be a financial institution, network operator or contact centre. Cognia has already empowered an impressive number of organisations worldwide who require secure data and call recording, PCI compliance and analytics. I look forward to helping the company develop further as an innovator and market leader."

Commenting on the appointment, Curtis Nash, Cognia's CEO, said: "I am delighted to bring Simon on-board as a key member of our board. This appointment has been made to help the company deliver on its global strategy. Simon has a wealth of experience which will be invaluable in supporting our aggressive growth objectives."

Cognia's highly secure, PCI compliant, global cloud platform provides uniquely innovative and cost-effective solutions that record, store and analyse voice and data communications for enhanced business performance and compliance across any location without the need to invest in costly on-premise hardware.

It offers the latest in high-availability, resilient and scalable services. Connectivity to the Cognia cloud platform can be enabled via SIP, TDM, or through in-network carrier integration. The ability to scale up and down capacity within hours means that customers only pay for what they need and use; a fast and efficient way to optimize costs. 

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