Starry Announces Appointment of Ben Barrett as Vice President and Head of Investor Relations
BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Star (the “Company” or “Starry”), a licensed next-generation fixed wireless Internet service provider, today announced that Ben Barrett has joined the Company as Vice President of Investor Relations. Prior to joining Starry, Barrett led investor relations at real estate technology firm Compass, where he was responsible for building the investor relations function, helping to take the company public in April 2021. Compass, Barrett served as senior director of investor relations. for T-Mobile for more than seven years. He brings more than 23 years of experience in equity research and investor relations management to his new role at Starry.
“We are delighted to welcome Ben to the Starry team,” said Chet Kanojia, co-founder and chief executive of Starry. “Ben’s many years of experience in telecommunications and technology will stand him in good stead in his new role as Head of Investor Relations for Starry. I look forward to Ben’s contributions and ideas as we navigate the new world of being a public company and work to bring #HappyInterneting to more communities across the country.
“Ben is a fantastic addition to our team,” said Komal Misra, chief financial officer of Starry. “His many years of experience training and building investor relations teams and his close relationships with the analyst community will stand us in good stead as we continue to grow and scale the company.
“Starry has proven to be a true disruptor in the telecommunications industry with its unique technology, business model and customer-centric approach,” Barrette said. “I’m thrilled to join a mission-driven company like Starry at such a pivotal time. It is a privilege to work with a team that believes so deeply in its mission to expand affordable connectivity and I look forward to helping build a world-class investor relations team to support long-term success. of the company.
At Starry, Barrett will be responsible for building and leading the company’s investor relations team. He will be an integral part of Starry’s management and finance team and support the execution of the company’s business objectives. Barrett will report to Starry’s chief financial officer, Komal Misra.
In addition to his previous investor relations roles, Barrett spent more than a decade as an equity analyst at SunAmerica Funds and ING Investment Management, covering the telecommunications, media and internet sectors. He was also a selling partner at Bank of America, covering the media industry. Barrett is a graduate of Middlebury College and holds an MBA from Columbia University School of Business.
At Starry (“Starry”) (NYSE: STRY), we believe that the future is in connectivity and that connecting people and communities to high-speed Internet should be simple and affordable. Using our innovative broadband hybrid fiber fixed wireless technology, Starry deploys gigabit-enabled broadband to the home without plans, data caps or long-term contracts. Another type of internet service provider is Starry. We are building a platform for the future by putting our customers first, protecting their privacy, ensuring access to an open and neutral network, and making affordable connectivity and digital equity a priority. . Based in Boston, Starry is currently available in Boston, New York, Los Angeles, Washington, DC, Denver, and Columbus, OH. To learn more about Starry or to join our team and help us build a better Internet, visit: https://starry.com.