CallFire Names Burr CEO

Santa Monica-based voice services, voice API and texting services company CallFire announced today that it has named Ronald Burr as the company 's CEO. Burr, who has been Chief Revenue Officer of the company since 2012, was the co-founder of NetZero, and has also served at such companies as WebVisible, LRN, Westlake Venture Partners, Layer2 Networks, and Vault Corporation. CallFire said that the move comes to help CallFire further scale its business and move into its next phase of growth. CallFire's founders are Dinesh Ravishankar, Komnieve Singh, TJ Thinikaran, Vijesh Mehta, and Punit Shah. Ravisnahkar had been serving as the company's CEO. The company did not say what, if any, role Ravishankar will be taking at the company.