PLANTATION, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/09/13 -- DentalPlans.com, the leading provider of dental savings plans, has named Barry Newman as chief technology officer and a key member of the company's executive leadership team. In this new role, Newman will be dedicated to transforming communication processes, optimizing production and generating a substantial return on investment through the application of advanced technology.
"As we continue to invest in the future of our technology platform, we look forward to the wealth of knowledge and experience that Barry brings to Dentalplans.com," said Jennifer Stoll, president of DentalPlans.com. "Throughout his career, he has successfully developed and implemented technology infrastructures that have offered collaborative solutions that are customer-focused. Barry understands how to embrace emerging technologies in areas such as mobile and cloud capabilities through agile development to benefit the end-user and the company. This means our customers can access, compare, and save on dental savings plans for their families, and so much more."
A seasoned technology leader, Newman brings more than 20 years of experience optimizing IT performance, designing robust and scalable enterprise solutions, and implementing cloud-based technologies. Prior to DentalPlans.com, he held various senior-level positions, including CIO for Saveology.com. At Saveology.com, he spearheaded initiatives to adopt "Cloud Computing" through the use of Salesforce.com and Heroku.com, decreasing internal development costs by 50 percent and increasing call center efficiency by 30 percent. Newman also worked at 1800flowers.com, as director of e-commerce, and was responsible for building out an e-commerce SOA platform for the company's multi-channel operations, including consumer facing, point-of-sale, and call center distribution channels.
Newman holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from State University of New York at Albany business school, graduating Magna cum Laude. He has been a guest speaker at Cloud Computing Conferences, including Dreamforce and SAASCON, and was a member of the Saleforce.com CIO Advisory Board. Newman resides in Boca Raton, FL.
DentalPlans.com connects individuals, families and groups to savings on dental care procedures, with or without dental insurance. Visitors of DentalPlans.com can compare plans by ZIP code or procedure, view sample savings and find a nearby dentist. The company offers more than 30 Dental Savings Plans from trusted networks available at more than 100,000 participating dentists across the country. As the leading online provider, DentalPlans.com is devoted to improving oral health by making quality dental care affordable and accessible to everyone nationwide.
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