Steven M. Barto Joins Vocollect as Chief Financial Officer

PITTSBURGH (October 21) – Vocollect, Inc., the world leader in voice-centric solutions for mobile workers, today announced the appointment of Steven M. Barto to the position of chief financial officer with the company.

Barto comes to Vocollect from BPL Global, Ltd., a smart grid technology company dedicated to leading the transformation of energy efficiency and reliability, where he served for four years as chief financial officer. In this capacity, he helped to define and execute the company’s business model, to expand international operations and to provide oversight to build the company from pre-revenue stage to a high growth
technology leader. His career spans 25 years of progressive levels of responsibility in executive financial positions, including vice president, finance and business operations with Ericsson Inc. Data Networks, chief financial officer with Marconi Communications North America and vice president, controller with RELTEC Corporation. The first 10 years of his career were with Price Waterhouse, where he last served as a senior
manager.

“Steve Barto brings a wealth of experience in all aspects of global corporate and operational finance with both private equity-backed and larger public companies,” said Joe Pajer, president and chief executive officer, Vocollect, Inc. “We are excited to have someone with Steve’s strategic depth to take us to the next level of growth,” he said.

“I’m thrilled for the opportunity to join the Vocollect team at this exciting time in the company’s history and to lead its financial operation as it scales for continuing growth and expansion around the world,” said Steve Barto, chief financial officer, Vocollect, Inc.

Privately held, Vocollect is the leading provider of end-to-end, voice-centric solutions for mobile workers worldwide, with offices in Pittsburgh, Miami, São Paulo, London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, and Gurgaon (India). The company has more than 1,500 customer organizations globally across nearly 4,000 implementation sites. This year to date, Vocollect has added over 160 new companies to its customer list.