Ms. Kaplan joined SWN Communications Inc. in January 2008 as Senior Vice President & General Counsel, and was subsequently promoted to Chief Operating Officer. In her role, she has primary responsibility for the company's daily operations, as well as the company’s legal functions.
Before joining Send Word Now, Ms. Kaplan served as Vice President & Associate General Counsel for 24/7 Real Media, Inc., a digital marketing company, for approximately two and a half years. Prior to starting at 24/7 Real Media, Inc., Ms. Kaplan was employed for approximately four years as an Associate at the law firm of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York, where she worked in the corporate department and specialized in domestic and international capital markets transactions.
Ms. Kaplan received a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, magna cum laude, and her J.D. from Boston University School of Law, magna cum laude, where she was also an editor of the Law Review and the recipient of several honors for academic achievement. She is a member of the New York bar.
Ms. Wu joined Send Word Now as the Chief Financial Officer in April 2008. In her role, she is responsible for the financial operations of the Company.
Before joining Send Word Now, Ms. Wu held various positions in the finance department of 24/7 Real Media, a digital marketing company, for approximately six years. Prior to joining 24/7 Real Media, Ms. Wu was a senior associate at the public accounting firm of KPMG, where she was involved in the financial statement audits of various companies in the information, entertainment and communications sectors.
Ms. Wu holds a B.A. in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and is a CPA in the State of New York.
Alex has been working in mission critical technology environments for over fifteen years. His experiences span various industry verticals including financial services, travel, and interactive marketing. Alex was Senior Vice President of Engineering at Reprise Media, Inc., and has held leadership positions in large publicly traded organizations, such as 24/7 Real Media, in addition to many successful start-ups. He is an execution focused executive with a keen understanding of large scale data management and distributed systems. Alex graduated from the Honors College at SUNY Stony Brook with a BS in Physics.
Ms. Putis brings to the company over 10 years' experience in the software and web-based services industries, with a strong emphasis on Client Relations and Sales.
Prior to joining Send Word Now, she was the Manager of National Accounts at Sterling InfoSystems Inc., a pre-employment background screening company. She also spent six years with MicroEdge, Inc., a division of Advent Software. Ms. Putis received a BA in Communication from Stonehill College.