SOURCE: Roundbox

April 21, 2008 08:00 ET

Industry Luminary Andrew Seybold Joins Roundbox Advisory Board

Roundbox Taps Into Veteran Analyst Who Has Helped Shape the Wireless Industry

FLORHAM PARK, NJ--(Marketwire - April 21, 2008) - Roundbox, Inc., the leader in mobile broadcast software, today announced the appointment of Andrew Seybold to the Roundbox Advisory Board. As President and CEO of Andrew Seybold, Inc., he is one of the most respected and influential analysts in the wireless industry today. For more than twenty-five years, he has served the industry and shaped initiatives for world leaders of the wireless industry, including Verizon, Nokia, AT&T, Motorola and Qualcomm. His firm has provided wireless consulting and education services from startups to Fortune 1000 companies such as Dow Chemical, Ford Motor Company and Microsoft. A respected analyst, consultant, commentator, author and active participant in industry trade organizations, his views have influenced strategies and shaped initiatives for telecom, mobile computing and wireless industry leaders worldwide.

"We are pleased to have Andy Seybold join our Advisory Board," said Dennis Specht, co-founder and CEO at Roundbox. "He brings a broad perspective and long industry track record having seen, and in fact driven, some of the most dramatic shifts in the industry first hand."

"Roundbox has shown itself to be the leading pioneer in the area of mobile broadcast," said Andrew Seybold, president and CEO of Andrew Seybold, Inc. "Their products and solutions, coupled with their customer traction, demonstrate the possibilities that can be delivered with broadcast technology. I look forward to working with a team that understands how to best leverage this technology to advance mobile communications for the entire wireless industry."

Mr. Seybold has consulted some of the industry's most talented and successful entrepreneurs. He was a key consultant to a number of companies that introduced products and services that have had a significant impact on wireless, including Research In Motion's popular BlackBerry, Hewlett-Packard's first handheld device, the first two-way pager, Good Technologies' first products, AT&T's push-to-talk offering and Dell's RadioMail first-ever notebook wireless email offering. Andrew Seybold has served on various advisory boards including the Motorola Research Visionary Board and IBM's Mobile Computing Advisory Board. Mr. Seybold is a Fellow in the Radio Club of America in recognition of his contributions to the wireless industry. He also co-founded and served as a board member of the Personal Computing and Communications Association (PCCA).

Andrew Seybold has produced numerous newsletters, titled Outlook for Mobile Computing, Wireless Outlook and the COMMENTARY e-newsletter, which delves into today's wireless industry issues. He co-founded Andrew Seybold Wireless University in 1995, which has been attended by thousands of industry professionals. As a trusted authority on wireless technology and business issues, Mr. Seybold has been featured in The Wall Street Journal. He is the author of Using Wireless Communications in Business and several other books.

About Roundbox

Roundbox is the leading provider of mobile broadcast software solutions for mobile operators and handset manufacturers. Their products enable mobile operators to provide consumers innovative services that take advantage of next generation broadcast networks. Roundbox's product innovations help operators provide consumers with services such as mobile TV, emergency notification, radio, and data services delivered continuously and with breakthrough economics. For more information, visit www.roundbox.com.

About Andrew Seybold, Inc.

Andrew Seybold, Inc. is dedicated to solving client challenges through strategic consulting, client-specific research and analysis, publications, speaking engagements and educational programs. Company founder Andrew M. Seybold and his partners provide deep technology and business expertise, proven best practices and long-established relationships with industry leaders. Mr. Seybold is highly regarded for his COMMENTARY enewsletter and the Andrew Seybold Wireless University. For more information, visit http://www.andrewseybold.com/.

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