Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 17, 2008
Sotto Wireless (http://www.sotto.com), a leading provider of all-in-one business communications services, today announced that former Nokia executive and current venture partner at Austin Ventures, Kari-Pekka "K-P" Wilska has joined the board of directors of Sotto Wireless.
Wilska brings to Sotto Wireless extensive experience in product development, management and marketing in the cellular industry. For the past 30 years, Wilska held executive leadership positions at Nokia, Nokia Mobile Phones, Nokia Cellular Systems, and Nokia Telecommunications, helping Nokia become the largest wireless provider in the world. Throughout his distinguished career, Wilska received numerous awards, including the Electronics Engineering Association of Finland's EIS Award, CTIA's President Award, the Wireless Foundation Industry Achievement Award, and he was recognized as Engineer of the Year by the Engineering Association of Finland.
"Much of my career has centered on the critical importance of mobility in business communications. Sotto has hit on the key elements to success in the SMB communications market: keeping costs down, mobilizing business, and putting control of customer communications in the hands of the business owner," said Wilska. "The experienced management team at Sotto has led the introduction of major new products and technologies in the past and the Sotto solution for SMB is another of those significant product innovations."
"K-P has played a major part as a leader in elevating wireless communications to the central role it now has in the daily lives of billions of users," said Rod Nelson, CEO of Sotto Wireless. "K-P's insight into our market and technology will be extraordinarily valuable as Sotto seeks to raise the benefits of wireless service to an even greater role in American small and medium-sized businesses."
About Sotto Wireless
Sotto Wireless, Inc. is a leading provider of all-in-one business communications services that combine the mobility of cellular phones with the functionality of office phone systems into one simple service. Sotto's platform includes the latest phones and integrated Web-based management tools, transforming customers' communications into a competitive asset and lowering costs. For more information on Sotto Wireless, visit http://www.sottowireless.com.
Rob Goodman, McKenzie Worldwide
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