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Mobiquity Rounds Out Senior Management Team With Mobile Technology Leaders, Further Bolsters Capabilities to Develop and Deliver Global 2000 Mobile Computing StrategiesLeadership Team Positions Mobiquity With Unparalleled Services Offering to Help Companies Leverage the Power of Mobile Internet as Business Game-Changer (April 12, 2011)
BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/12/11 -- Mobiquity (www.mobiquityinc.com), a newly-launched mobile computing professional services firm for Global 2000 organizations, today announced the appointment of eight new members of its executive leadership team. Joining co-founder and CEO, Bill Seibel, and co-founder and President, Dr. Scott Snyder, are Andrew Hiser, Chief Creative Officer; Joe Portale, Vice President, Architecture and Security; Jonathan Stark, Vice President, Application Architecture; Joel Evans, Vice President, Application Development; Dr. Gary Rozal PH.D., Vice President, Analytics; Timothy Brown, Senior Vice President, Sales; Joanne Murphy, Vice President, Client Solutions; Ashkan Afkhami, Vice President, Business Development; and Michael Tobin, Vice President, Operations and Service Delivery. Together, these accomplished leaders bring deep expertise in all aspects of mobile computing; including business strategy, experience design, technology development and architecture, data and analytics, and device security, enabling Mobiquity to develop and deliver mobile computing strategies for clients seeking to capitalize on opportunities in this explosive market.
"As the mobile marketplace continues to grow in leaps and bounds, there's a tremendous opportunity for Mobiquity to play a pivotal role in helping Global 2000 organizations transform their business processes to create new revenue opportunities, and meet mobile computing demands," said Seibel. "In addition to our unique strategy-led, implementation-driven approach, I believe one of Mobiquity's greatest assets is the stellar management team we've assembled, including some of the most sophisticated and experienced leaders in mobile computing and enterprise IT, with a proven track record in driving innovation in large organizations. I'm delighted to welcome this talented group of professionals to our team."
About Mobiquity's Senior Management Appointments
Andrew Hiser, Chief Creative Officer. Hiser leads Mobiquity's creative/experience design of interactive mobile solutions. Hiser has more than 20 years of leadership and hands-on experience in the User Experience and User Interface design industry. Previously, he was Director of Interactive Services for Tank Design, and founder of the Hiser Group, which delivered hundreds of engagements to Fortune 500 organizations and grew to be the world's largest user-centered design consultancy.
Joe Portale, Vice President of Architecture and Security. Portale brings to Mobiquity 27 years of experience in System Architecture/Software Development, Consulting, Project Management, Program Management and Business Development. In previous roles with IBM, Lockheed Martin, Booz, Allen and the National Security Agency, Portale focused on the practical applications of Systems Engineering and Information Security within the government and private industry. Portale has leveraged his understanding of Information Security, Public Key Infrastructures, Biometrics and Cryptography to expand security architectures for private companies in multiple industries.
Joel Evans, Vice President of Application Development. Evans brings to Mobiquity more than 15 years of experience with mobile strategy and implementation. Most recently, he was the founder and CEO of Cronk Software, a company providing custom mobile strategies and solutions to both enterprises and small businesses. Previously, Evans founded Geek.com, an online technology resource and community for technology enthusiasts and professionals; he also served as the Director of Mobile and Wireless Solutions for GTECH, and as a Wireless and Mobility Consultant for Microsoft.
Dr. Gary Rozal, Vice President of Analytics. Dr. Rozal is Mobiquity's digital media analytics expert, specializing in website optimization for desktops and mobile devices, SEO/SEM, social media, social marketing. Dr. Rozal has developed algorithms that optimize consumer response or marketing investment return on digital, traditional, and cross-platform marketing. His roster of past clients includes marquee brands such as AT&T, Cingular, SBC, General Motors, Toyota, Delta, United Airlines, Air Canada, ESPN, Pepsi, Nestle, and Hewlett-Packard.
Timothy Brown, Senior Vice President of Sales. Brown joins Mobiquity with 21 years of experience in high tech sales. Most recently, he was the IBM Business Unit Executive responsible for all IBM collaboration, social, portal and mobile solutions in the US East IMT. Earlier, Brown held a variety of executive positions with several high tech services start-ups, including serving as CEO of Smartbridge, Inc., and Vice President of Sales for Progressive Solutions Corporation.
Joanne Murphy, Vice President of Client Solutions. Murphy joins Mobiquity from AT&T, where she led customer solution, strategy and evolution discussions to Fortune 500 CXOs and senior government officials. Murphy provided global design solutions for a $1 Billion account base across the Fortune 100 supporting the largest financial, technology and insurance corporations. Prior to AT&T, Murphy worked at NYNEX designing the New York City NYNEX Core Network Infrastructure, and Advanced Customer Networks for Fortune 50 clients and telecommunications carriers.
Ashkan Afkhami, Vice President of Business Development. Prior to Mobiquity, Afkhami led the Boston branch of Hercules Technology Growth Capital, a publicly-traded venture capital firm providing venture debt and equity to technology and life science companies. Afkhami has held a number of leadership positions, including CEO and Founder of the Inter-Disciplinary Entrepreneurship Accelerator (IDEA) a venture accelerator program at Northeastern University, and co-founder and active CFO for Greenhorn Connect.
Michael Tobin, Vice President of Operations and Service Delivery. Tobin joins Mobiquity with 20 years of experience driving and integrating the growth of technology consulting and managed service firms. Most recently, Tobin was Senior Vice President and on the founding team of GlassHouse Technologies. Prior to GlassHouse, Tobin served as Vice President of Service Delivery at StorageNetworks. Tobin also held various leadership roles during his 10 years with Cambridge Technology Partners, including European Regional Vice President, Vice President of Custom Software Solutions, and Vice President of E-Commerce Services.
Mobiquity is a strategy-led, implementation-driven Mobile Computing professional services firm focused on architecting, developing and deploying custom mobile solutions for the Global 2000. Mobiquity offers a broad range of services for clients seeking to leverage the power of the Mobile Internet as a business game-changer. Services include mobile business strategy, experience design for mobile devices, mobile technology development and deployment, data and analytics, and mobile security services. Co-founded by consulting veteran Bill Seibel (COO, Cambridge Technology Partners, CEO, ZEFER) and leading mobile strategist Dr. Scott Snyder (President, Breakthru Advisors, CEO and President, Decision Strategies International), Mobiquity has teamed the leaders from the client-server and internet waves with those driving innovation in mobile today. To learn more, visit www.mobiquityinc.com.
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