TigerText Poaches Oracle VP As Sales Chief

Santa Monica-based secure texting and messaging provider TigerText has bolstered its enterprise sales expertise, saying this morning that it has hired Justin Nelson, most recently a VP at Oracle, as its new Chief Sales Officer. According to TigerText--whose enterprise products are used by health care providers and others for secure, regulation compliant instant text messaging--Nelson was mosst recently Vice President of Oracle's Service Cloud, overseeing its Healthcare and Life Sciences division. Nelson also had served at ShoreTel, Avaya, XO Communications, IBM, and elsewhere. The Chief Sales Officer position is a new one for TigerText, which is led by Brad Brooks.