Press release – April 16, 2018
Jonathan Morgan takes the helm at global mobile messaging leader
Jonathan Morgan has been appointed General Manager of leading mobile messaging company OpenMarket. OpenMarket, an Amdocs company, enables enterprises to reach nearly every mobile user in the world through its global network, sending over two billion business-to-consumer mobile messages per month.
Jonathan has a proven track record in transforming businesses within the mobile technology industry. This comes from nearly 20 years’ experience in commercial, engineering and operational leadership roles at OpenMarket, as well as at other mobile companies such as Proxama and Hypertag.
As OpenMarket’s General Manager, the Cambridge Engineering alum will draw on his experience across North America, Asia-Pacific and Europe to drive the company’s global strategy and help enterprises transform their operations in order to improve customer experiences through SMS. His appointment marks a new era for OpenMarket which is set to shift the way businesses interact with their customers by delivering text messages at the right time and place, what the company calls Empathetic Interactions.
Jonathan Morgan, General Manager, OpenMarket, said: “In the ‘Customer Age’, it’s not enough to say a business is ‘consumer-centric’, it must adopt a new mind set and approach which is entirely ‘customer first’.
“At OpenMarket, we believe the future of customer experience is around empathy. Those companies that capitalize on empathetic interactions, at those moments that matter, will drive the best loyalty among their consumers.”
In his previous role as Vice President of Corporate Development, Jonathan was responsible for launching OpenMarket’s Asia-Pacific business. He later worked as Vice President of Global Operations, where he was instrumental in streamlining OpenMarket’s strategies, processes and structures across the entire business.
Anthony Goonetilleke, Group President – Entertainment, Media & Technology, Amdocs, said: “Jonathan is a highly talented business leader with the right skills and experience to deliver OpenMarket’s ambitious plans. His incredible track record and strong knowledge of the business will no doubt accelerate the great work that is already underway.”
Jonathan continued: “OpenMarket has earned the reputation as the global leader of mobile messaging. I am looking forward to this new role with the support of the whole OpenMarket team as we grow our partnerships with some of the world’s leading brands and take text to the next level.
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OpenMarket helps the biggest brands in the world use mobile messaging to connect with their customers in the moments that count. When they need to be there and be responsive in real-time. When customer experience isn’t just a buzzword: it’s an obsession. OpenMarket combines a powerful, scalable and reliable platform with a deep understanding of how text messaging can transform business processes. It works closely with clients to deliver timely, useful and context-sensitive mobile messaging that surprises and delights their customers around the world at massive scale. OpenMarket calls this the Empathetic Interaction™ and it’s changing the way enterprises engage with their customers. With trusted relationships with mobile operators across the globe, OpenMarket offers faster time to market, and ongoing support for its enterprise customers. OpenMarket is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, with regional offices in Detroit, London, Sydney, Pune, and Guadalajara.
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