hopTo Names Jean-Louis Casabonne as Chief Financial Officer
CAMPBELL, Calif., May 8, 2014
CAMPBELL, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --hopTo Inc. (OTCQB:HPTO),
developer of the most comprehensive mobile productivity workspace, announced
the appointment of Jean-Louis Casabonne as Chief Financial Officer, effective
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Mr. Casabonne is a seasoned executive with over 25 years of corporate finance,
business development and senior management experience. He has a proven track
record of operating in senior finance positions in companies ranging from the
Fortune 500 to the tech start-up world. In his prior role as CFO at Quova,
Inc., he was instrumental in achieving profitability and positive cash flow
and managing key relationships. He was retained by Neustar Inc., following the
acquisition of Quova, as director of business development and strategic
evangelist and was responsible for managing key customer relationships and
developing new business partnerships.
Prior to that, Mr. Casabonne served as the CFO, vice president of finance and
operations and co-founder at Inxight Software, Inc., a spinoff of the Xerox
Corporation, where he was responsible for securing $24M in Series B funding in
addition to seed funding from Xerox to create Inxight Software. Additionally,
he previously held several financial management positions at Xerox, where he
helped launch three subsidiary companies.
hopTo's CEO, Eldad Eilam commented, "Jean-Louis' broad-based experience as a
finance professional, including both large and small companies gives him a
solid platform for the job of Chief Financial Officer of hopTo. His
entrepreneurial background coupled with his experience in fundraising,
strategic planning and business development will help ensure that hopTo
successfully executes the Company's strategic plan. We welcome him as a key
member of the Company's management team."
Mr. Casabonne added, "I am excited to join hopTo at this important point in
the Company's evolution. I look forward to contributing my experience and
expertise to help drive shareholder value and look forward toworking
hand-in-hand with the strong leadership team at hopTo to achieve its growth
and profitability objectives."
hopTo Inc. is an innovator of a unique mobile productivity workspace
application. hopTo delivers a mobile experience that changes the way you work
and live — empowering you to fully embrace a mobile lifestyle – without any
compromises or boundaries. Search, Access, Aggregate, Create, Edit and Share
your content from your mobile device, efficiently and effectively, by
leveraging the power of your own "personal cloud." The company is based in
For more information on hopTo, please visit: hopTo.com or download the hopTo
IRapp from our investor page.
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS:
This press release contains statements that are forward looking as that term
is defined by the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995. These statements include statements regarding future growth and the
expected impact of our products on the marketplace. These statements are
based on management's current expectations and are subject to a number of
uncertainties and risks that could cause actual results to differ
significantly from those described in the forward looking statements. Factors
that may cause such a difference include the following: the success of our new
products depends on a number of factors including market acceptance and our
ability to manage the risks associated with new product introduction and
developing and marketing new versions of the product; and other factors,
including those set forth under Item 1A, "Risk Factors" in our Annual Report
on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013, and in other documents we
have filed with the SEC.
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