Unified Signal, Inc add key members to its Board- Board of Advisors
Kirkland, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 2/4/2015 – Unified Signal, Inc. (OTCQB: UNSI)), a leading software system in the telecommunications and mobile payments industry, today announced that it has expanded its board / board of advisors to include 4 additional executives in the technology and finance space.
Unified Signal's Chief Executive Officer, Paris Holt, stated, "These executives have been brought in to advise and strategically help guide Unified Signal at a very important time in this company’s history. 2015 is going to be a break out and transformational year for us. We are working on a major acquisition, launching our mobile payment platform in Serbia, and launching more MVNOs in the US than ever before. And all the R&D we have worked on in 2014 is about to take the industry by storm as we launch new and exciting services to our clientele. These executives have been hand-picked because of their background and experience in the technology software and finance industry. I could not be more pleased with our new corporate advisors.”
Unified Signal’s mobile wallet platform has been under development for the last 7 years and has been deployed in the US for the last 2 years. Unified Signal also supports US based MVNOs (Mobile Virtual Network Operator). MVNOs account for about 25% of US wireless subscribers and use the wireless carrier’s network spectrum to offer private label wireless services to its end customers. Unified Signal’s MVNO enablement suite and mobile wallet suite provides a completely turnkey back office solution for its clients including billing and rating, customer service, revenue assurance, payment processing, and fulfillment services.
Unified Signal has brought on the following executives to help guide the company over the next few years. We are adding thought leaders in technology, international M&A, telco customer acquisition, and mobile device hardware of which all of these industry executives can provide a great deal of shareholder value to Unified Signal.
Larry Orecklin - Larry Orecklin is the Vice President of Microsoft’s Developer Evangelism Group (DX), and an executive member of the MS North American Leadership team. DX is responsible for Microsoft’s relationship with software developers and the application ecosystem and works with companies across the US, to build the next generation of consumer and business applications. Prior to Microsoft, Larry was the CEO of Hire.com; President of Quantum Corp’s Storage Solutions Division, a $350M storage systems and software business; Senior Vice President of Tivoli Systems as it was being acquired by IBM; and Vice President of marketing with Oracle.
Roger Jones - Managing Partner at Jones & Sas, LLC which is a successful audit, tax, regulatory compliance, and consulting services firm focusing on supporting credit unions, community banks, and financial services companies. Jones and SAS also focuses on delivering independent and objective solutions that improve enterprise risk management. Prior to running his own practice, Roger was a Director at RSM McGladrey where he oversaw the audit and consulting services to credit unions in 5 western states. Roger was also a Senior Manager at Moss Adams LLP where he provided audit, internal control, and consulting services to public and international businesses.
Thomas Jochim - General Manager Enterprise Services at Microsoft. Thomas has been with Microsoft since 1995 and is currently responsible for Microsoft's Enterprise Services Business Productivity segment focused on strategy and planning, service offering development, global execution and management of $225m in annual consulting services revenue, driving adoption of Microsoft's Office products and technologies. Prior to his current role he was responsible for technical sales, evangelism, device portfolio planning, and engineering services for Windows Phone, Windows Client, and Server products with Microsoft’s OEM (hardware) partners.
Carl Ceresoli - Sr. Director Infrastructure Architecture & Strategy at Microsoft. Carl is responsible for Microsoft’s retail store technology infrastructure, strategy, and new store openings and leads his team in deploying new fixed & mobile POS infrastructure. Prior to Microsoft, Carl worked for AT&T Wireless as their IT Director- Concept Development and Implementation where he was responsible for driving major internal technological innovation through AT&T’s 2,200 retail stores, and headed up the companies 2 multi-million dollar innovation labs.
Larry Orecklin states, “I have been following Unified Signal from its inception and have been impressed with the industry that it serves as well as the technology ecosystem that they have created. They have a strong team and an exciting 2015 planned. It’s not often you run into companies that have the potential to change and influence an entire industry. I am excited to help and assist the company achieve its milestones that it has already laid out and potentially add a few more in the process.”
About Unified Signal
Unified Signal, Inc (OTCQB: UNSI) is a SaaS (software as a service) based billing and back office platform, which enables companies in virtually any industry sector to launch cellular, as well as mobile wallet services using their existing brand. Unified Signal's SaaS platform and infrastructure allows clients to implement faster, have more control over the system with feature rich tools, while being more cost efficient than other solution providers. Unified Signal's turnkey telecom and mobile wallet billing platform allows its clients to sell, provision, fulfill, and care for multiple telecom services, including pre and post-paid cellular, local, long distance, Internet, and now mobile banking. Unified Signal's platform is integrated with most major U.S. carriers as well as banks and wireless carriers across the world. The platform also allows clients to private label mobile banking services including a full mobile wallet linked to a prepaid debit card. www.unifiedsignal.com
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