New role reflects recent company growth and organizational changes
ST. LOUIS, MO – March 14, 2023 – HomeWAV, the leader in providing simple, secure inmate communication solutions, is excited to announce Morteza Sahebkar has been promoted to Chief Operations Officer.
Ranking second highest in the organization as Chief Operations Officer (COO), Morteza will oversee daily administrative and operational functions to support HomeWAV’s company vision and execute business plans. Morteza will be dedicated to attending to all internal affairs, serving as a supportive executive leader to continue empowering each department in strategic initiatives and business growth.
Recently, the Product Development, Product Operations, and Customer Service departments merged to become a unified Information Technology department to unify and streamline business operations by becoming more agile. Aligning with recent company growth and organizational changes, in addition to his previous direct reports, Morteza will also oversee Marketing, Accounting & Finance, and Human Resources. To ensure all operations continue running smoothly, Morteza will maintain his former role as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) as well.
HomeWAV Chief Operations Officer Morteza Sahebkar quoted Steve Jobs, saying, “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” Morteza went on to say it’s important to have a passion for what you do and to lead with enthusiasm. “When you love your job, you’re more likely to put in the effort and dedication required to achieve great results for the company you are working for. Stay determined and focused, and never give up on your goals.”
Joining HomeWAV in 2015 after graduating from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale with a master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering, Morteza was initially hired in an entry-level position as a Software Developer and served in various other roles until he was promoted to Chief Technology Officer in 2019.
“Morteza has been a significant contributor to growing the company since the first day he started,” said HomeWAV CEO/President John Best. “From organizational strategy, product design and development, company culture, and beyond, he even spent several months answering calls to help our customers. Morteza is the embodiment of our core values of integrity, innovation, and impact.”
Founded in 2011, HomeWAV LLC has remained the industry leader in providing simple, secure inmate communication and technology solutions to correctional facilities across the country. Headquartered in St. Louis, MO, our all-in-one patented platform is the first of its kind to satisfy the growing demands in the correctional industry. Through our organizational pillars of Integrity, Innovation, and Impact, we are disrupting the industry standard by leading with fairness and developing transformative technology while keeping facilities safe and communities connected. For more information, visit HomeWAV at www.homewav.com.