San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 25, 2012
BilltoMobile, the premier provider of direct-to-carrier mobile payments in the US, today announced that John Mavraides, wireless industry veteran, has joined the BilltoMobile Management Team as Vice President, Partnerships and Strategy. John has more than 12 years of experience in the mobile industry and joined BilltoMobile from Syniverse, where he was Director of Business Development. Prior to Syniverse, John was responsible for creating strategic partnerships for VeriSign’s complete suite of messaging products where he worked with top media, internet, and financial services companies including Google, Facebook, Visa, Chase and Fox. He is also credited with driving the VeriSign initiative to become a leading provider of mobile banking services.
Prior to VeriSign, John was Director of Business Development with Unimobile, a wireless start-up and a pioneer in messaging services. Before entering the wireless industry, he worked in Business Development at Macromedia and helped to establish Flash as the leading delivery platform for rich medium on the Web.
Jim Greenwell, CEO of BilltoMobile, said, “John is the ideal executive to help lead our company into the next phase – one of growth, working with key partners and growing our lines of business. He is a respected industry veteran who will have an immediate impact.”
John is a frequent speaker at industry events and has been involved in several industry associations including CTIA Committees and the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) where he served as Chairman of the Mobile Banking committee.
John attended the University of Massachusetts, earning a B.S. in Business Management, graduating Summa cum Laude. John also attended Berklee College of Music, majoring in Composition.
BilltoMobile is the premier provider of direct-to-carrier mobile payments for web purchases in the US, enabling payments for digital goods and services on PC, tablet and mobile phone browsers. BilltoMobile is the only company who directly processes mobile payments for all Top 4 US carriers. Between May 2010 and Sept 2011, BilltoMobile launched its proprietary mobile payments service on behalf of Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile, and also serves as a Mobile Payments Gateway for Verizon and Sprint, providing mobile phone authentication and direct billing access to other payment processors and some "mega" online merchants for these carriers' mobile payment programs. BilltoMobile's Merchant and Reseller service is now available to over 280 million U.S. consumers and over 90% of U.S. mobile subscribers. BilltoMobile is a privately-held U.S. company headquartered in San Jose, California. Its strategic investor and majority shareholder, Danal Co., Ltd (Seoul, South Korea), pioneered DCB technology, and has integrated DCB with 14 mobile carriers in Korea, Taiwan and China. Danal leads the e-commerce mobile payment segment globally, having processed an unmatched $4 billion in e-commerce mobile payments with its 10,000+ online merchant partners since the company launched with its first mobile carrier partner in Korea in 2000. For more information about BilltoMobile's platform, leadership team, and merchant services, please visit BilltoMobile.com.