Ivycorp Names Tomas Isaksson as CEO

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Isaksson Brings 30 Years of International Telecommunications and Mobile Experience to Ivycorp

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Tomas Isaksson, Ivycorp President and CEO

I took this position because I believe the emerging technology and products from Ivycorp will have dramatic impact on how people use mobile communications.

Ivycorp (http://www.ivycorp.net) today announced Tomas Isaksson as its new president and chief executive officer (CEO). Isaksson, a 30-year veteran of the international telecommunications industry, will lead Ivycorp into its next stage of growth. Under his leadership, Ivycorp is poised to fulfill its mission to enable mobile technology to connect, protect and simplify communication.

Isaksson has held key executive positions at Ericsson Radio Systems, Europolitan Holdings AB and Vodafone. He also served on the Verizon Wireless Board of Directors as well as boards for a number of publicly- and privately-held mobile telecommunications companies.

Most recently, Isaksson supported several Silicon Valley companies as a consultant, board member and/or advisor. Drawing upon his international background, Isaksson provided key strategic advice to companies on expanding into global markets.

“This is the optimal time to bring Isaksson to Ivycorp’s helm,” said Ivycorp Chairman Nick Kauser. “He is a seasoned leader, experienced in securing funding and building profitable companies through the development of innovative products and services. Isaksson’s leadership will benefit Ivycorp as the company expands, introducing new services for both corporate and personal use.”

“The technology and growth opportunities that lie ahead at Ivycorp are incredibly exciting, and the opportunity to lead this next chapter in Ivycorp’s story is energizing,” Isaksson said. “I took this position, because I believe the emerging technology and products from Ivycorp will have dramatic impact on how people use mobile communications.”

Isaksson began his career in the telecommunications industry at Ericsson, where he spent 16 years and eventually served as the President and CEO of Ericsson Radio Systems Inc. in the United States. There, he led a highly successful strategy to expand Ericsson’s market share, resulting in increased profitability and growth.

In 11 years at Vodafone, Isaksson served as CEO and Chairman of the Management Board of Vodafone Netherlands, CEO of Vodafone Americas Region, President of Vodafone Global Platform, member of the Vodafone Executive Committee, and CEO for Europolitan Holdings AB. During the Vodafone years, he successfully managed entities through strong, rapid growth and high profitability.

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About Ivycorp
Based in Redmond, Wash., Ivycorp (http://www.ivycorp.net) enables the next generation of messaging for enterprises, channel partners, small business and consumers with carrier grade technology that connects, protects and simplifies communication. Founded in 2009, Ivycorp brings world-class technology expertise in software and mobile development. Ivycorp is a privately-held, white-label messaging company funded by prominent wireless industry angels American Messaging, Seraph Capital and Women’s Venture Capital Fund.

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