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December 17, 2010 08:00 ET

Velti's Shaheen Kazi and Heather Menery Honored by Mobile Marketer as 2011 Mobile Women to Watch

List Celebrates Women Making History in Mobile Advertising and Marketing

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - December 17, 2010) - Velti (LSE: VEL), a leading global provider of mobile marketing and advertising technology, today announced Shaheen Kazi, director of global product marketing at Velti and Heather Menery, sales manager for mobile solutions, brands and agencies at Velti have been included on Mobile Marketer's Mobile Women to Watch 2011 list. The 2011 list celebrates women poised to make a difference next year in mobile advertising, marketing, media and commerce.

"Shaheen and Heather made it on the Mobile Women to Watch 2011 list because, like their peers, they exhibit dedication to craft, ambition and leadership potential, as well as serve as role models," said Mickey Alam Khan, editor in chief of Mobile Marketer, Mobile Commerce Daily and Luxury Daily, New York. "They are poised to make a difference in 2011 -- and the world must be prepared."

The Mobile Women to Watch 2011 list features 25 motivated women who have left their mark on the mobile marketing and advertising industry. The list includes women working at companies including AT&T, Disney, Citigroup, Hipcricket, Microsoft, National Geographic, Millennial Media and Mobile Marketing Association. The honorees were chosen through a combination of reader nominations and recommendations from Mobile Marketer journalists. The executives on the list are role models for mobile marketing and embody the intelligence, ambition, customer focus and team spirit crucial to moving the industry forward.

"We're honored Shaheen and Heather are represented on Mobile Marketer's prestigious 2011 Mobile Women to Watch list," said Alex Moukas, CEO at Velti. "The talented women on this list signify a bright future for mobile marketing and advertising, inspiring others to continuously push the envelope to advance the mobile channel."

Kazi has 18 years of experience in high-tech product marketing and product management in the telecommunications, enterprise and security industries. At Velti, she focuses on driving the adoption and evolution of the mobile marketing platform. Kazi began her career in Accenture's global telecoms practice and has held senior product management and marketing positions at Motorola, Cisco and Siemens.

Menery has five years of mobile marketing and advertising experience and is manager on Velti's East Coast sales team, working with brands and agencies to launch mobile marketing campaigns. Menery previously worked with digital agencies at leading mobile ad network Jumptap and was an account manager at Enpocket for brands including Ford, Verizon and Sprint.

Mobile Marketer's inaugural Mobile Women to Watch list appeared in 2009. Notable past recipients of the award include executives from influential businesses including Draftfcb's MC Media, ESPN, Polo Ralph Lauren, Taco Bell, Verizon Wireless and Warner Bros. Television Group.

Please click here to download Mobile Marketer's Mobile Women to Watch 2011 list.

About Velti
Velti is a leading global provider of mobile marketing and advertising technology and solutions that enable brands, advertising agencies, mobile operators and media to implement highly targeted, interactive and measurable campaigns by communicating with and engaging consumers via their mobile devices. Our technology platform, called Velti mGage™, allows customers to use mobile and traditional media to reach targeted consumers, engage the consumer through the mobile internet and applications, convert them into customers and continue to actively manage the relationship through the mobile channel. More than 450 leading brands, advertising agencies, mobile operators and media companies have used our platform to execute more than 2,000 mobile marketing and advertising campaigns globally in 2009, reaching consumers in more than 35 countries. Velti is a publicly-held corporation listed on London Stock Exchange's AIM under the symbol VEL. For more information, visit www.velti.com.

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