Press release – January 5, 2011
Tai Represents Mobile Hub Aggregators on Leading Mobile Global Trade Body
OpenMarket, a leading global mobile transaction hub, today announced Cindy Tai’s election to the Mobile Entertainment Forum’s (MEF) 2011 North America Board of Directors. MEF is the global trade body of the mobile media industry which works on behalf of its diverse membership to facilitate industry growth, shape regulation and deliver competitive advantage to its members.
“MEF is pleased to have added Cindy Tai to the North America Board of Directors for 2011,” said Gary Schwartz, chairman of MEF North America. “Cindy’s background combined with OpenMarket’s position as a market leader and industry influencer will undoubtedly help MEF to deliver on its 2011 mobile content and commerce objectives for North America.”
Tai is the Vice President of Products and Marketing for OpenMarket, a division of Amdocs, and brings more than 15 years of mobile and communications industry experience to MEF. She has extensive relationships with major mobile operators, publishers and content providers globally, many of whom are active MEF members.
“I am honored to represent OpenMarket on the MEF Board of Directors,” said Tai. “MEF provides a forum for promoting innovation and growth in the mobile content and commerce markets by influencing trends and consumer behavior. I will actively support initiatives that reduce industry friction and drive expansion and maturity of the mobile commerce industry across the value chain.”
OpenMarket, a division of Amdocs, is a leading global mobile transaction hub. OpenMarket provides a comprehensive set of payment, messaging and emerging services to meet mobile business needs. From the largest consumer brands to the smallest new digital content ventures, OpenMarket empowers businesses to expand their marketing initiatives and strengthen customer relationships by leveraging the mobile channel. OpenMarket provides the most direct mobile operator connections in the U.S. and UK market today and has global expansion plans. For more information, please visit www.openmarket.com.
Amdocs is the market leader in customer experience systems innovation. The company combines business and operational support systems, service delivery platforms, proven services, and deep industry expertise to enable service providers and their customers to do more in the connected world. Amdocs’ offerings help service providers explore new business models, differentiate through personalized customer experiences, and streamline operations. A global company with revenue of approximately $3.0 billion in fiscal 2010, Amdocs has over 19,000 employees and serves customers in more than 60 countries worldwide. For more information, visit Amdocs at www.amdocs.com.
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Weber Shandwick for OpenMarket