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Mobile Industry Veteran Fred Beckley Joins Quepasa Corporation as General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Business AffairsBrings More Than 20 Years' Experience in Business Development, M&A and Regulatory Activities (November 28, 2011)
NEW HOPE, PA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/11 -- Social media technology company Quepasa Corporation (NYSE Amex: QPSA), owner of popular Latino online social network Quepasa.com and myYearbook, the best place to meet new people on the web or mobile device, today announced the appointment of mobile industry veteran Fred Beckley as General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Business Affairs. Beckley brings extensive experience spearheading mergers and acquisitions activities for both domestic and international companies, and developing the business and legal framework for affiliated enterprises.
Most recently, Beckley served as Executive Vice President, Business Development & General Counsel for TruePosition, Inc., a wireless location company owned by Liberty Media Corporation, where he served as head of the Business Development, Legal, Regulatory, and Technical Standards departments. While at TruePosition, he negotiated and drafted the business and legal framework for the first national deployment of the company's new technology and led the company's successful intellectual property litigation and licensing efforts.
"Throughout his career, Fred Beckley has demonstrated the ability to propel businesses to the next level," says John Abbott, CEO of Quepasa Corporation. "As Quepasa Corporation recently merged with myYearbook, we are intent on building the best place to meet new people together. Mr. Beckley brings the talent and experience required to realize that goal, and we are pleased to welcome him to our team."
Prior to TruePosition, Beckley held leadership positions at Verizon Wireless where he served as Senior Counsel for Business Development and at the former Bell Atlantic Corporation in the Mergers and Acquisitions department and as General Counsel for several Bell Atlantic companies. Beckley's expertise will enable him to help drive the future ventures of the company as a leader in meeting new people.
Mr. Beckley graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, earned his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he served as Senior Editor of the Yale Law Journal, and received his M.A.R. from Yale Divinity School.
About Quepasa Corporation
Quepasa Corporation (NYSE Amex: QPSA) is the best place to meet new people on the web and mobile devices. The Company operates leading social networking services Quepasa.com and myYearbook, as well as Quepasa Games, a cross platform social game development studio. Quepasa.com and myYearbook make meeting new people fun and easy online and on your mobile phone by combining innovative social games, virtual goods, social applications, and a robust virtual currency to facilitate introductions and break the ice. Quepasa has strong reach throughout the world, with a concentration across North and South America. Quepasa is headquartered in New Hope, Pennsylvania with offices throughout the Americas. For more information about the Company, go to www.quepasacorp.com, or join for free at www.Quepasa.com or myYearbook.com.
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