SOURCE: Airwide Solutions

August 06, 2008 09:27 ET

Airwide Solutions Appoints Chris Lennartz as Vice President of Product Marketing

Mobile Industry Veteran Joins Airwide Solutions to Enhance Global Market Strategies

BURLINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - August 6, 2008) - Airwide® Solutions, the leading provider of next-generation mobile messaging and mobile internet infrastructure, applications and solutions, today announced that Chris Lennartz has joined the company as Vice President of Product Marketing, bringing extensive experience in mobile internet and mobile messaging strategy, along with market and product development to Airwide's global marketing team.

"We're excited to have Chris as a part of our team and are confident that his strong background and history of success in portfolio positioning, product strategy and customer engagement will help Airwide continue to enhance its market leadership position," said Jay Seaton, Airwide Solutions' CMO. "To have people such as Chris continue to join us is a reflection of the market momentum that Airwide Solutions is building."

In his new role, Lennartz will be responsible for the global go-to-market strategy and product positioning for Airwide's mobile internet and messaging product and solution portfolio.

"Airwide is in a unique position to capitalize on the rapidly evolving mobile market, and I am thrilled to be joining the company at this very exciting time," said Chris Lennartz. "From its early days in pioneering SMS, through its continued track record of innovation in component architectures, MMS, mobile advertising and the mobile internet, Airwide continues to set a high standard as a leading player within the industry. I look forward to continuing to expand Airwide's portfolio of solutions to address the growing needs of global service providers."

Lennartz brings a wealth of experience to this new role, including five years as the director of marketing and business development for both Acision's mobile internet and mobile messaging business units. Prior to Acision, Lennartz served as the director of strategic and product marketing across LogicaCMG Telecoms' mobile internet and messaging businesses. In addition, Lennartz worked for Ericsson in the Netherlands and Sweden in various sales, marketing and business development activities, where he was responsible for the market development of datacom networks and IP services, access networks and mobile applications in the Benelux.

About Airwide Solutions

Airwide Solutions is the leading provider of next-generation mobile messaging and wireless internet infrastructure, applications and solutions. Its products help more than 140 wireless operators worldwide drive mobile messaging usage and revenues and enable them to leverage multiple delivery channels and next-generation infrastructure in new and more powerful ways. With a history of industry firsts -- including the first text message ever sent, the introduction of the first SMS router, the first A2P MMS push gateway and mobile service control which enables mobile context, personalization and profiling -- the company continues to pioneer new technologies. Airwide's open, tiered Fusion architecture offers mobile operators advanced revenue options, a practical pathway to Mobile Messaging 2.0 and a foundation to bridge mobile messaging and the mobile internet.

Airwide Solutions operates globally with offices in Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific, India, the Middle East and Africa. For more information about Airwide Solutions, please visit www.airwidesolutions.com.

Contact Information

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    Airwide Solutions
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