SOURCE: NeoMedia Technologies, Inc.

November 20, 2007 16:17 ET

NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. Announces New Board Member and VP of Marketing

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - November 20, 2007) - NeoMedia Technologies (OTCBB: NEOM), the global leader in camera-initiated transactions for mobile devices, announced today the induction of a new Board of Advisors member and the VP of Marketing for the Atlanta, Georgia office. Rich Cremona and Terry Griffin have extensive industry experience and are dedicated to the growth and expansion of NeoMedia Technologies.

Rich Cremona will be a new member on the Board of Advisors for NeoMedia Technologies. He is a well-rounded and talented telecommunications and sales executive. He has had P&L experience and international exposure, as well as comprehensive operational stints in field services and human resources. Mr. Cremona brings 18 years of management experience from AT&T as Sales Manager, GM, International Development Director, and GM of National Sales and Service division. Following AT&T, Cremona was Field Services VP and Region Sales VP of Lucent Technologies in, St. Louis Missouri. In 2000, he became President of Business Sales for Sprint PCS Wireless division where he was accountable for leading Sprint PCS' combined business sales channel distribution and marketing organizations for advanced wireless technology applications. Next, he became executive VP for McLeodUSA where Cremona developed, deployed, and led the strategic sales organization. Prior to NeoMedia Technologies, he was Sales VP of Openwave Systems where he was a member of the sales management team of Openwave and responsible for the sales of advanced software applications, hardware configurations, and professional services engagements.

Terry Griffin has been appointed as the Vice President of Marketing for NeoMedia Technologies. She is an accomplished senior marketing executive with over 18 years of experience spanning both agency and client-side roles. Griffin brings an established track record of leading change, developing innovative marketing strategies and delivering results via executional excellence. Griffin was most recently the Vice President of Marketing at EarthLink where she was responsible for brand management and all aspects of consumer-focused marketing for EarthLink's broadening communications portfolio. Prior to EarthLink, she was a key player at The Coca-Cola Company where she led the National Consumer Promotions department for several years. Griffin held a similar role with Barq's, Inc., a regional soft drink company based in New Orleans, where her insightful marketing leadership was instrumental in fueling the brand's growth, which led to Barq's being acquired by The Coca-Cola Company. Griffin also spent several years on the agency side at GMR Marketing, a full-service marketing agency in Milwaukee, where she managed the Apple Computer account.

"NeoMedia Technologies is proud to develop a team with experienced individuals like Mr. Cremona and Ms. Griffin. I believe that with their background knowledge and strategic leadership ability, NeoMedia Technologies will continue to be the global leader in optically initiated transactions and lead the way to interoperability in the industry. We are proud to have them," stated William Hoffman, CEO of NeoMedia Technologies.

About NeoMedia Technologies, Inc: NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: NEOM) is the global leader in optically initiated wireless transactions, bridging the physical and mobile world with innovative direct to web technology solutions. To provide a robust high-performance infrastructure for the processing of optical codes NeoMedia extends their offering with award winning Gavitec technology. Located in Germany, Gavitec AG-mobile digit is a leader in development and distribution of mobile scanners and software for mobile applications. In addition, Gavitec provides standardized and individual solutions for mobile marketing, couponing, ticketing and payment systems. To learn more visit www.neom.com, www.neoreader.com, and www.mobiledigit.de.

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. With the exception of historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this press release involve risk and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statement.

Contact Information

  • Press Contacts:
    William Hoffman
    NeoMedia Technologies, Inc.
    (239) 337-3434
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    Amanda George
    NeoMedia Technologies
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