SOURCE: Airwide Solutions

Airwide Solutions

May 24, 2010 09:00 ET

Airwide Solutions Expands Executive Team to Drive Solutions and Product Portfolio Expansion

Adrian Kelly Appointed Senior Vice President, Solutions and Product Management

BURLINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - May 24, 2010) -  Airwide® Solutions, a provider of next-generation mobile messaging infrastructure, applications and solutions, today announced the appointment of Adrian Kelly as senior vice president, solutions and product management. In this role, Kelly will tap into nearly 15 years of product management, product marketing and solutions marketing experience in the mobile messaging industry to drive Airwide's portfolio expansion to meet accelerating demand by mobile operators for high-value solutions. 

With his extensive knowledge of mobile operator needs, Kelly will be responsible for developing and driving Airwide's expanding portfolio of messaging solutions into the market. He will also spearhead the formulation and implementation of product and partner initiatives designed to address high priority operator needs in both developed and emerging markets. Mobile operators are turning to Airwide Solutions to optimize their existing messaging infrastructure and to leverage their messaging systems to introduce new revenue generating services and solutions and to drive the migration of these services from legacy to next generation network environments, and Kelly will focus on ensuring the continuing alignment of Airwide's portfolio with these key operator initiatives. 

Kelly joins Airwide from Spinvox, where he led the product marketing and solutions organization. Prior to Spinvox, Adrian spent more than 10 years at Acision and Logica, serving in various product management, regional general management and business development roles. 

"Adrian brings a deep understanding of Airwide's core messaging products and target markets from his decade and a half of experience in the messaging industry," said Kevin A. Wood, CEO of Airwide Solutions. "The landscape of operator needs has radically changed over the course of the last several years, and it continues to do so in real time. Adrian's background in mobile applications and services will be invaluable to our customers and prospects as we refine and focus our efforts on creating solutions that are aligned with critical operator needs."

Adrian Kelly added: "This is an exciting time in the mobile industry and Airwide's renowned messaging portfolio has never been more in demand. I look forward to building an organization that will create cutting edge solution, product and partner strategies designed to help operators meet their needs head on in an industry that is undergoing rapid change."

About Airwide Solutions
Airwide Solutions is the leading provider of next-generation mobile messaging and wireless internet infrastructure, applications and solutions. Its products have helped more than 150 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 that provide the foundation for mobile solutions that enable mobile operators to meet their business objectives. Airwide's open, tiered Fusion architecture offers mobile operators advanced revenue options, a practical pathway to Mobile Messaging 2.0 and future messaging environments.

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.

Airwide is a registered trademark of Airwide Solutions. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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