Voices welcomes Jay O’Connor as interim CEO
London, ON | September 25, 2023
In the 18 years since Voices was founded, it has grown from a small recording studio to the world’s #1 voice marketplace with over 4 million registered users.
As we continue to grow, Voices is pleased to announce the appointment of Jay O’Connor as our interim CEO. Jay is a senior software industry executive with a track record of driving rapid growth and helping transform young organizations into multi-billion-dollar companies, including NetSuite where he served as Senior VP of Marketing. Jay is currently an advisory partner at the venture capital firm Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital as well as Managing Principal at Silver Tree Associates, an investment and advisory firm.
“Voices is perfectly poised for continued rapid growth and innovation,” says Jay. “I’m excited to work with our talented employees and customers to expand the reach of Voices and make new connections for businesses and voice actors.”
Jay takes over from Voices founder and CEO, David Ciccarelli, who is stepping down from his operating role at the company.
“We are grateful to David Ciccarelli for his inspiration of founding Voices and leading it to become the top voice marketplace,” explains Voices board member and investor Pete Chung of Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital. “David will continue his involvement with Voices as a board member. We look forward to working with Silicon Valley veteran Jay O’Connor to guide the company’s next stages of its market leadership and evolution.”
Voices is the world’s #1 voice marketplace, with over 4 million registered users. Since 2005, the biggest and most beloved brands have entrusted Voices to help them find professionals to bring their projects to life. Voices helps match clients with voice over professionals in over 160 countries and 100+ languages and dialects.