Press release – March 12, 2008
Macilveen Brings Extensive Industry Expertise to Leadership Role
OpenMarket Inc., a premier provider of mobile messaging and financial payment processing for direct-to-consumer (D2C) mobile commerce, today announced Nick Macilveen’s election to the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) 2008 North America Board of Directors. The MMA is a global non-profit association that strives to stimulate the growth of mobile marketing and its associated technologies.
Macilveen is the director of carrier relations for OpenMarket and brings more than a decade of wireless industry and mobile channel experience to the MMA. He has extensive relationships with many MMA members, including major mobile operators, media companies and content providers globally. Macilveen is an active member of the mobile community, serving on the MMA’s Board of Directors since 2007. In addition, he is a member of the MMA’s Consumer Best Practices Committee, Industry Logo Task Force and Mobile Advertising Committee, as well as the CTIA’s Wireless Internet Caucus.
“I am honored to continue my work on the MMA Board of Directors and committee teams,” said Macilveen. “In 2008, the mobile industry finds itself at a crossroads of complex policies, business models and technology. To enable the next stage of growth, we must create an environment of ubiquity, simplicity and scalability for all market participants.”
“The MMA Board of Directors is an important leadership council that helps influence the direction of mobile marketing, including the content, advertising and commerce industries,” said Laura Marriott, president of the MMA. “Nick’s market expertise and relationships are assets to the Association and its 2008 North America Board of Directors. As the North American mobile industry continues to evolve, we look forward to the Board’s continued leadership in helping to advance the MMA’s mission.”
OpenMarket is the only complete messaging and financial system for mobile commerce, and the choice for companies looking to reliably sell premium digital content directly to consumers. OpenMarket provides an innovative and powerful suite of on-demand services from a trusted industry expert enabling the largest consumer brands to the smallest enterprises to rapidly and cost effectively launch their product offers and promotions in the mobile channel. OpenMarket provides the most direct network operator connections in the U.S. market today. Visit www.openmarket.com for more information.
Amdocs is the market leader in customer experience systems innovation, enabling world-leading service providers to deliver an integrated, innovative and intentional customer experience(TM) – at every point of service. Amdocs provides solutions that deliver customer experience excellence, combining the software, service and expertise to help its customers execute their strategies and achieve service, operational & financial excellence. A global company with revenue of $2.84 billion in fiscal 2007, Amdocs has over 16,000 employees and serves customers in more than 50 countries around the world. For more information, visit Amdocs at www.amdocs.com.
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