Twilio welcomes new chief financial officer

Twilio (NYSE:TWLO), the cloud communications platform, has announced that Khozema Shipchandler will join as the company´s chief financial officer, effective Nov. 12, 2018, the company said.

Shipchandler brings more than 20 years of business strategy and corporate finance leadership to the role. At Twilio, Shipchandler will oversee the company´s accounting, business intelligence, corporate development, facilities, finance and technical operations teams. He will report to Twilio´s co-founder and chief executive officer Jeff Lawson.

Shipchandler replaces Lee Kirkpatrick, who is leaving the company as previously announced.

Millions of developers around the world have used Twilio to unlock the magic of communications to improve any human experience. Twilio has democratized communications channels like voice, text, chat, and video by virtualizing the world´s telecommunications infrastructure through APIs that are simple enough for any developer to use, yet robust enough to power the world´s most demanding applications.