Mohan Gyani Joins Mformation Board of Directors1
Edison, New Jersey, USA – April 26th, 2007 – Mformation® Technologies Inc., the leading mobile device management company, today announced the appointment of wireless industry veteran Mohan Gyani to its board of directors. Mr. Gyani sits on various public and private boards and has held senior positions in the wireless industry, including as president and CEO of AT&T Wireless Mobility Services and as executive vice president and chief financial officer of AirTouch Communications.
“Mohan’s unique perspective on the wireless industry and his extensive background working with both public and private companies will complement the Mformation board as we continue to grow,” said Mark Edwards, Mformation’s CEO. “Mobile Device Management has become a strategic platform that enables operators to enhance data revenue and profitability and helps enterprises enhance productivity. I am delighted that Mohan, who has been at the helm of tier-1 mobile operators like many of our customers, has joined the Mformation board, and I look forward to his contribution.”
“I have been impressed with the Mformation team and investors, and with the clear leadership they have established in Mobile Device Management, which I believe is a fundamental building block in the delivery of wireless data services,” said Mohan Gyani. “I am delighted to be joining Mformation’s board, and look forward to participating in guiding the company through the next phase of its growth.”
Mohan Gyani serves on the boards of Keynote Systems, Safeway, SiRF Technology Holdings, Union Bank of California and a number of private and non-profit organizations. He is the former president and CEO of AT&T Wireless Mobility Services, where he was instrumental in expanding the company across the US and building up their next-generation systems for global mobile communications. He played a strategic role in the merger of AirTouch and Vodafone and its subsequent joint venture with Bell Atlantic that resulted in the creation of Verizon Wireless, and he played a key strategic role in that company’s growth from IPO to a $70 billion enterprise over a five year period. Mr Gyani has served on the boards of the GSM Association and CTIA, as well as on the boards of many public and private companies. He was born in India, and lived in several countries before settling in San Francisco, where he earned his BA in 1972 and his MBA in finance in 1978 from San Francisco State University.About Mformation
Mformation Technologies Inc. is the market leader in mobile device management (MDM) software, offering a complete solution that enables mobile operators to rapidly accelerate their data revenues and reduce support costs. Mformation’s market-leading MFORMATION SERVICE MANAGER™ suite is the most complete, flexible and integrated mobile device management software solution in the industry, providing solutions for OMA DM-based provisioning and configuration, FOTA management, smartphone application management (including Linux, Microsoft Windows Mobile, RIM and Symbian OS devices), diagnostics, security management, enterprise management and customer experience management. MFORMATION SERVICE MANAGER received the 2007 GSM Association’s award for “Best Service Delivery Platform” at this year’s 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona.
Headquartered in Edison, New Jersey, with North American offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Kansas City, Seattle and Toronto, Mformation also has offices in the UK, Germany, Spain, Italy, India, China, Malaysia and Japan, as well other parts of Asia and South America. Mformation is a privately held company funded by Battery Ventures, Carmel Ventures, Intel Capital [NASDAQ: INTC], North Bridge Venture Partners and Visa International. Mformation’s platform has been licensed to leading operators in Asia, Europe and the US including Sprint Nextel, Telefףnica, T-Mobile, and Vodafone. Contact Mformation on the Web at www.mformation.com.