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Tasso Roumeliotis is currently the CEO & Co-Founder of Numa.Before NumberAI, Tasso founded Location Labs and was an early pioneer in mobile and location-based technology. He built it to 200+ people and eventually sold Location Labs for $220M with only $19M of primary capital invested. Location Labs was profitable for seven consecutive years and was an INC 500 company. He was also an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist Award winner.
Before Location Labs, Tasso worked as Vice President for Claridge Investments (Bronfman Family Office) and as an associate in the merchant banking group of Donaldson Lufkin Jenrette. Tasso started his career at Bain & Co where he was the highest ranked associate in his class. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.Comm from McGill University in Montreal.
What is Numa ?
Numa is an AI-powered virtual assistant and concierge platform created to make
consumers lives easier while helping small and medium-size businesses—
Mainstreet USA—thrive in an era where text messaging has become a preferred
and more convenient way to communicate. Making a business number textable,
Numa handles and responds to every voicemail, text, Facebook message and more with its AI-based platform that is always learning from employee- customer interactions and adjusting its answers automatically in a voice uniquely tailored to each business.
In the U.S., more than 29 million small and medium-size businesses juggle
hundreds of millions of calls from customers and clients. Yet, failing to
respond to a voicemail, or worse, leaving calls unanswered affects the bottom line. Launched in 2016, Numa was created to make consumers lives easier and Mainstreet USA businesses more responsive and profitable. Leveraging AI, Numa’s business messaging platform offers 24/7 text answering and virtual receptionist services to businesses, even when they are closed. By connecting to existing phone systems, businesses can be online in just a few minutes. Here’s how it works:
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