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May 28, 2019

EZ Texting COO and Co-Founder TJ Thinakaran Joins CTIA Board .

WASHINGTON – CTIA®, the wireless industry association, announced that TJ Thinakaran, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder of EZ Texting, joined CTIA’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.

“TJ brings with him a unique perspective and an impressive career of wide-ranging industry experience, and we welcome him to CTIA’s Board of Directors,” said CTIA President and CEO Meredith Attwell Baker.

With more than a decade of experience in software solutions and architectures, Thinakaran is responsible for day-to-day operations at EZ Texting, as well as overseeing EZ Texting’s major corporate development initiatives and governance, risk and compliance efforts. He also sits on the CTIA Working Group on messaging interoperability and is a founding member of its committee on Code of Conduct guidelines.

“The wireless communications industry is going through a massive change with the introduction of new technologies,” said Thinakaran. “This is an exciting time to be joining other industry leaders on CTIA’s Board of Directors, and I look forward to the year ahead.”

EZ Texting, a top-rated SMS marketing software for business, serves more than 160,000 customers. Its messaging solutions allow businesses of all sizes to reach and engage their mobile audiences.

The full list of the CTIA Board of Directors is available here.

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CTIA® ( represents the U.S. wireless communications industry and the companies throughout the mobile ecosystem that enable Americans to lead a 21st century connected life. The association’s members include wireless carriers, device manufacturers, suppliers as well as apps and content companies. CTIA vigorously advocates at all levels of government for policies that foster continued wireless innovation and investment. The association also coordinates the industry’s voluntary best practices, hosts educational events that promote the wireless industry and co-produces the industry’s leading wireless tradeshow. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.

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