(PRWEB) October 15, 2010
Mob4Hire, the world’s largest mobile testing and market research community, today announced the appointment of Laura Sullivan as VP, Operations.
Laura holds an MBA in Venture Development from Haskayne School of Business (University of Calgary), in addition to a BGS from Athabasca University and a Diploma in Technology from BC Institute of Technology.
Laura brings broad experience in operations, finance, project and risk management, in a number of industries including Manufacturing, ICT, Retail and Health. As a Management Consultant, Laura’s clients included TransCanada Pipelines Ltd., Calgary Health Region, Bethany Care Foundation, C-mach Technologies, FoundPages and ITSportsNet. Laura’s experience in governance and advisory includes being a Director, and Chair of the Audit Committee of a $1B retail organization, Calgary Co-operative Association Ltd., as well as sitting on a number of advisory boards including the Operations Management Advisory Council for BC Institute of Technology, and International Business Advisory Council for University of Calgary. Laura currently provides governance training as part of the Alberta Board Development Program.
Since 2008, as a Program Manager at Calgary Technologies Inc., Laura has provided coaching and mentoring services to almost 100 early stage technology companies, helping them access $ Ms in funding and development.
“It’s vital that we grow our management capabilities to help drive Mob4Hire’s accelerating international growth,” states Stephen King, CEO of Mob4Hire. “Laura is a world-class management consultant; we’re very lucky to have her deep experience, knowledge of the local tech economy / government relations, and startup expertise. She’s a great compliment to the rest of the management team.”
“Mob4Hire is an exciting global company with limitless potential,” says Sullivan. “As a micro-multinational, establishing cloud-based operations is essential to scaling as we serve customers from 84 different countries. I’m looking forward to turning my focus solely to Mob4Hire’s success.”
Founded in 2007, Mob4Hire is an award winning innovator: Red Herring 100 Award; Mobile Monday Peer Award; GSMA Barcelona Finalist; Branham 300 top 25 list of Canadian ICT startups; Meffys Award (in London in June for Most Innovative Business Model); and most recently, TechRev Top 10 Innovator award. With over 50,000 mobile users on 390 networks in 152 countries and over 1,700 mobile developers from 84 countries worldwide, Mob4Hire (http://www.mob4hire.com) is the largest mobile testing and market research community. Partners include Nokia Forum, Motorola Motodev, Samsung, RIM Blackberry Alliance, NAVTEQ and Flurry Analytics.
Mob4Hire is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, with offices in Victoria, British Columbia and London, U.K. For more info, follow Mob4Hire: http://www.twitter.com/mob4hire, visit our blog: http://www.mob4hire.blogspot.com or contact us at info(at)mob4hire(dot)com.