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Waterloo-based TextNow recruits former AT&T Wireless executive

Waterloo-based TextNow has announced that Ken Willner, a former AT&T Wireless executive, has been hired as its new chief growth officer. Willner was most recently the CEO of mobile content marketing company Zumobi, and will now oversee TextNow’s growth and marketing efforts with a focus on accelerating customer acquisition, while continuing to drive monetization of TextNow’s free mobile app. “I think TextNow is one the best kept secrets in the mobile industry, and I share the company’s passion for making free phone service available to everyone who needs it,” said Willner in an emailed press release. Willner previously held a marketing executive position at AT&T Wireless, where he created marketing programs to stimulate c...