September 15, 2011 09:05 ET

Kony Appoints Robert Turner as Vice President of Operations and Legal Services

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire - Sep 15, 2011) - Kony Solutions, Inc., the leading mobile platform provider, announced Robert Turner has joined as vice president of operations and legal services. Turner is an experienced software operations executive who brings to Kony expertise in strategic contract negotiations, optimizing early-stage company values and streamlining enterprise business operations. He will direct contract operations and legal services, including developing and implementing Kony's standard contract policies to optimize account performance and client satisfaction.

Prior to joining Kony, Turner has held senior negotiations, operations management and finance positions for large technology companies including IBM Corporation and SAS Institute. In addition, he led business operations and contract negotiations for several early-stage and growth companies including Legent Corporation and Candle Corporation. Turner has a J.D. from Ohio Northern University and a bachelor's in business administration from Ohio University.

"We are in a period of rapid growth and with Bob's expertise in both operations and legal services, coupled with his successful track record of streamlining business processes makes him great addition to our expanding executive team," said Raj Koneru, Kony CEO.

"I'm delighted to join the Kony management team at a time when the company is emerging as a visionary in the mobile applications industry," said Robert Turner. "I look forward to contributing to the company's ongoing success and rapid expansion globally."

About Kony Solutions
Kony enables enterprises to offer consumers and employees feature-rich mobile applications in less time and at lower costs than any other solution. Leveraging a single application definition, applications are designed and developed just once, in a device-independent manner, and deployed across more than 9,000 devices, 15 operating systems and multiple channels, including native applications, HTML5 and device-optimized mobile web, SMS, web gadgets, kiosks, and tablets without compromises. Kony's unique platform is proven to future-proof a company's mobile investment by enabling applications to be changed once for all channels, ensuring faster adoption of new operating systems and standards as they are introduced, while eliminating maintenance, upgrade and future development costs.

In 2011 Kony was positioned as a "Visionary" in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Consumer Application Platforms (MCAP) report by William Clark, Michael J. King and Linda Dozier. Kony has been named a Gartner Cool Vendor, a 'Most Innovative Company of the Year' by the American Business Awards and was chosen as one of Fast Company's 100 innovative Apple-affiliated achievers.

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