Press release – June 14, 2012
OpenMarket, a leading mobile messaging and payments company, today announced Jay Emmet’s election to the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) North American Board of Directors.
Emmet is the General Manager of OpenMarket, a subsidiary of Amdocs, and brings more than 15 years of wireless industry and mobile channel experience to the MMA. He represents one of the first mobile aggregator companies to successfully launch SMS services in the US market. Emmet has extensive relationships with major brands, content providers, media companies, and mobile operators globally, many of whom belong to the MMA.
“I am honored to serve on the MMA’s North American Board of Directors with a very experienced group of mobile industry leaders,” said Emmet. “At OpenMarket, we are committed to helping enterprises use mobile to engage and transact with their customers while delivering a personalized user experience. I look forward to sharing our knowledge and experiences as we look for ways to help our ever-evolving industry to flourish this year and in the future.”
The MMA Board of Directors for North America is comprised of individuals representing some of the world’s most prominent advertisers, agencies, brands, retailers, software and service providers, and wireless operators. The MMA global and regional board members work together to oversee and guide the Mobile Marketing Association and its industry initiatives across Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, North America, and Middle East and Africa.
“Jay offers deep expertise and a passion for mobile, and we’re thrilled to have him join the North American board,” said Michael Becker, North America Managing Director of the MMA. “OpenMarket has been a hallmark in the industry and we believe the industry will benefit from their experience, insight and strategic guidance as we all look forward to the rapid growth and adoption of mobile.”
OpenMarket, a subsidiary of Amdocs, powers mobile business. We provide a comprehensive set of mobile solutions for enterprises to engage and transact with their customers via their mobile devices. From the largest public companies to the smallest business ventures, clients depend on OpenMarket for our superior domain expertise, global scale, demonstrated performance, and industry leading reliability. OpenMarket’s intelligent, integrated platform provides deep mobile operator connections with global network reach. For more information, visit www.openmarket.com.
For 30 years, Amdocs has ensured service providers’ success and embraced their biggest challenges. To win in the connected world, service providers rely on Amdocs to simplify the customer experience, harness the data explosion, stay ahead with new services and improve operational efficiency. The global company uniquely combines a market-leading BSS, OSS and network control product portfolio with value-driven professional services and managed services operations. With revenue of approximately $3.2 billion in fiscal 2011, Amdocs and its over 19,000 employees serve customers in more than 60 countries.
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Amdocs’ Forward-Looking Statement
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Weber Shandwick for OpenMarket