Sonoma, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014
Convergent Mobile directors have approved Richard C. Sloop as Chief Development Officer, effective August 25, 2014. Richard had been working with the Convergent Mobile as an executive consultant since March of this year. Mr. Sloop will be responsible for product direction, marketing and business development, as well as assisting the company in its planned corporate expansion.
“As Convergent Mobile begins the next phase of our growth, the board and I are confident that Richard is the correct person to help direct the company’s product strategy and business development,” stated Mickey Breen, President and CEO. “He has proven his ability to identify trends and business needs based around evolving technology. We are glad to have him join the executive team and excited for the next phase of our growth.”
With over 24 years of business development and technology experience, Richard began his career with Verizon launching new products including interactive television and Internet based directories. He held leadership roles with America Online and most recently, Neustar Localeze, focused on business development. As an entrepreneur, Richard founded two software companies engaged in leveraging Internet based solutions, serving as CEO. Mr. Sloop looks forward to developing systematic approaches to expanding the mobile solutions already provided by Convergent Mobile and carefully selecting future strategic technology partners.
While Convergent Mobile has provided a text based marketing platform since 2007, they launched a new text operations platform as well as an integrated a data management distribution tool earlier this year. Both products have been well received, achieving record adoption rates with franchisees the beta test. These products will be available within the US market this month. Additional new text centric products will be announced within 2014, creating a product set that leverages the rapid growth of mobile and text usage.
“With the record growth of smart phones and the evolution of text as the preferred method of communication, we are excited about our future and the impact we can make for our customers” said Krishna Pillai, CTO. “The continued transition of systems to mobile will make a huge impact over the next few years. We look forward to leading the way.”
About Convergent Mobile: Founded in 2007, Convergent Mobile is headquartered in Sonoma, California and has additional offices in Kansas City, MO & Vienna, VA. Offering a wide variety of solutions, Convergent Mobile provides customizable solutions on an enterprise level that any brand or ad agency can utilize. Convergent Mobile owns and operates the multiple mobile platforms from which they offer a variety of SMS-based technology. For more information, visit http://www.convergentmobile.com.