SOURCE: Motion Computing

November 05, 2007 09:44 ET

Motion Computing Hires Vice President of Marketing

With More Than 15 Years of PC Marketing Experience, Mike Stinson Will Focus on Developing Complete Solutions for Highly Mobile Professionals in Target Vertical Markets

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - November 5, 2007) - Motion Computing®, a leader in mobile computing and wireless communications, today announced that Mike Stinson has joined the executive management team as vice president of marketing. Stinson will apply his PC marketing experience to drive international expansion, deepen vertical solution offerings and grow Motion's channel marketing program.

In his new role, Stinson will oversee domestic and international corporate communications, product marketing and channel marketing programs. Working with the executive staff, as well as the sales and marketing teams, he will be responsible for further developing Motion's vertical specialization of solutions targeted to healthcare, government, and field sales and service. Additionally, Stinson will work to support the expansion of Motion™ Mobility Services, building targeted programs to help Motion clients optimize mobile workforce productivity.

"Mike's strong marketing background and knowledge of mobile computing needs in vertical markets make him an ideal fit for Motion at an exciting time of growth and development," said Scott Eckert, Motion president and CEO. "I am confident that he will play a key role in furthering Motion's position as a leading provider of highly specialized mobility solutions."

Prior to joining Motion, Stinson was the founder of Sabio Digital, a company focused on sourcing notebooks from Asian manufacturers into the white-box channel in the US. Prior to that, he was the VP/GM for mobile products at Gateway, where he was responsible for annual sales of approximately $700M. Stinson also served as the VP of product marketing for Toshiba America and held product roles at Dell.

"Motion is uniquely positioned to expand on its leadership in the slate PC industry by understanding the specific needs of the mobile professional and delivering solutions that are highly tailored to meet those needs," said Stinson. "I am excited to continue building on the company's ongoing success and momentum."

Motion, and its international network of more than 1,400 value-added resellers, deliver solutions that improve the productivity of the mobile professional by combining innovative slate tablet PCs with specific hardware, software, accessories and services that are best suited for particular vertical industries and end-user needs.

"We are already the worldwide leader in slate tablet PCs, and now with the addition of Mike to the executive team, we can further capitalize on the opportunity to broaden our solution offerings for target specialist markets," added Eckert.

Stinson earned a master's of business administration from the University of Texas at Austin and a bachelor's in finance from the University of Colorado.

About Motion Computing

Motion Computing is a mobile computing and wireless communications leader, combining world-class innovation and industry experience so professionals in vertical industries such as healthcare, field sales and service and government can use computing technology in new ways and places. The company's enhanced line of tablet PCs, mobile clinical assistants and accessories are designed to increase productivity for on-the-go users while providing portability, security, power and versatility. Motion combines those products with services and unique vertical market knowledge to deliver complete solutions -- platforms, peripherals, services and wireless -- customized for the needs of a particular industry. For more information, visit

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