"It is a testament to the hard work we put in at Celluphone to improve business processes and maintain our competitive advantage by staying on the cutting-edge of technology innovation." - Kevin Bowman, VP of Information Technology at Celluphone
Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) June 02, 2015
Leading ERP, CRM, POS, and eCommerce solution provider Ignify is pleased to announce that the Los Angeles Business Journal will recognize the Vice President of Information Technology of its client Celluphone at the annual CIO/CTO of the Year Awards.
Kevin Bowman’s dedication to the brand and continual efforts to enable growth and productivity in the company landed him a spot as a finalist for the award. The winners will be unveiled at the LABJ CIO/CTO of the Year Awards reception at the L.A. Hotel Downtown on June 3.
“It is an honor to be a finalist for this award,” said Bowman. “It is a testament to the hard work we put in at Celluphone to improve business processes and maintain our competitive advantage by staying on the cutting-edge of technology innovation—which includes the software and services provided by our vendor Ignify.”
Celluphone, a Master Agent headquartered in Los Angeles, supports hundreds of independent wireless retailers throughout the United States. Celluphone provides this support through the wholesale distribution of mobile devices, as well as marketing, training and sales services.
Serving as a determined leader for Celluphone, Bowman is able to differentiate the company from the competition with superior BI data and reporting. Microsoft Dynamics AX, a business software implemented in partnership with Ignify, enables Celluphone to know what products are available at the warehouses, what’s coming down the pipe, and the price point.
This visibility into the supply chain is critical for Celluphone to maintain real-time reporting. Microsoft Dynamics AX also integrates financials with the supply chain, which allows for automated processes that free up valuable time and resources. Across the board, whether it is shipment quotes, rebates, or inventory tracking, Microsoft Dynamics AX’s data consolidation enables Bowman and the entire Celluphone team to focus on growth and customer service, rather than burdensome manual data entry processes.
Bowman is at the forefront of Celluphone’s rapid growth and expansion. The company upgraded to the latest version of Microsoft Dynamics AX in just 90 days, while simultaneously opening a new distribution center for a sister company in Chicago. Bowman worked around the clock to ensure that the upgrade happened seamlessly and was able to scale with the business, while also overseeing the distribution center opening. Bowman provided unfailing support to the entire team at Celluphone, and their clients – the independent retailers that are the life blood of their business.
Bowman makes it a personal goal to always go above and beyond with the products and services Celluphone offers to its customer base, and uses Microsoft Dynamics AX to do so. Bowman’s technology plan shines through at Celluphone, as the technology that Bowman was instrumental in developing and implementing generates significant positive ROI.
“Ignify makes it a priority to fully support our clients, and to provide the highest quality solutions for use across the entire organization,” said Sandeep Walia, Chief Executive Officer of Ignify. “Kevin Bowman’s tireless dedication to his company and ability to provide the most robust software and technology for his staff make him more than deserving of this honor, and cement Celluphone’s future success.”
The CIO/CTO Awards are held each year by the LABJ, and honor Chief Information Ofﬁcers, or more broadly, those in the top information technology positions within their organizations (Vice President, Director, etc.). These important individuals and teams play vital roles in making Los Angeles businesses, institutions, and nonproﬁt groups successful. Together with their CEOs, their decisions impact all aspects of the businesses including their company’s growth, proﬁtability, functionality, and competitiveness in the marketplace.
Ignify is winner/finalist of the Worldwide Microsoft Partner Award in 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, and 2010, and offers eCommerce, ERP, CRM, Order Management and POS solutions based on the Microsoft Dynamics line of products. Ignify has been included as the fastest growing business in North America for seven years in a row by Deloitte, Inc. Magazine and Entrepreneur Magazine. Ignify has team members worldwide including Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, Seattle, Nashville, Phoenix, Toronto, Manila, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Pune, Bangalore, and Bangkok. For more information, visit http://www.ignify.com or call 888 IGNIFY5. Follow Ignify on Twitter @ignifydax, @ignifyecommerce, and @ignifymscrm, or read its blog at blog.ignify.com.