SOURCE: Augme Technologies, Inc.

Augme Technologies, Inc.

June 18, 2013 08:30 ET

Augme Technologies Announces Promotion of Key Executive

Doug Stovall Named Chief Operating Officer

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jun 18, 2013) - Augme® Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: AUGT) ("Augme") and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hipcricket®, Inc. ("Hipcricket") (collectively "the Company"), a technology leader in mobile marketing and advertising, today announced that Doug Stovall has been appointed as the Company's Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Stovall joined Augme in January 2010 as senior vice president to lead sales, client services and the Company's advertising network and served as executive vice president - sales and services since July 2012.

Since Mr. Stovall's arrival, the Company grew revenue 218 percent and established an industry-leading 250,000-campaign count. Hipcricket was named "Mobile Service Provider of the Year" by Mobile Marketer in 2011 and selected as Finalist for Global Mobile Award in Best Advertising on Mobile in 2013. Mr. Stovall was one of the driving forces behind Hipcricket's launch of its advertising solutions team and network.

"With 15 years of mobile industry experience, Doug Stovall is one of mobile's pioneers, continually bringing ROI-focused solutions to clients and driving sales," said Ivan Braiker, Hipcricket CEO. "He has guided the launch of new products that are recognized for mobile advertising and mobile marketing innovation, contributing to Augme's growing sales and expanding list of Fortune 100 customers. Doug is well respected inside and outside our Company, and I believe that he will shine as our chief operating officer."

"I'm excited to take on this new role and work with Ivan even closer in taking our leading mobile engagement company to new heights," Mr. Stovall said. "My passion for mobile is rooted in a belief that the mobile device will be the personal gateway to all of the information that individuals will need or desire and that brands will respond with significant marketing dollars, growing our industry substantially. Our Company will be there to capitalize on that opportunity."

Over his twenty-year career, Mr. Stovall has created and/or directed the mobile sales, product and services units for Acuity Mobile, Merkle, Inc., TeleCommunications Systems (TCS), Aether Systems and Xpedior. 

About Augme Technologies, Inc.
Augme® Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: AUGT), and its wholly-owned subsidiary Hipcricket, provides a customer engagement platform that empowers brands, agencies and media properties to engage customers, drive loyalty and increase sales via mobile. Hipcricket's customers connect with consumers across every mobile channel, including SMS, 2D/QR codes, mobile websites, advertising networks, social media and branded apps. Hipcricket's proven technology, strategic and marketing services and experienced account management teams have provided measurable success to a broad range of national and regional brand-name leaders (e.g., MillerCoors, Clear Channel) across an industry-leading 250,000+ campaigns.

Augme is headquartered in Kirkland, WA, with operations in New York City, Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, and Miami. For more information visit or

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