Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 02, 2012
Bottle Rocket, a mobile application development firm, announced today it hired Scott Maddux as General Manager of AWE, a new business division. AWE is the first mobile app platform created to enable content owners, advertisers and publishers to rapidly deliver premium TV Everywhere, Social TV and Companion Content experiences to their customers.
Maddux is an Emmy-nominated executive with over 20 years of experience leading consumer product development at the intersection of technology, media and entertainment. Maddux has held founding and executive positions with Silicon Valley startups and Fortune 500 companies. He has developed and launched breakthrough products for companies including Apple, Hasbro, IDEO and Nielsen.
“Scott brings exclusive knowledge and insight to AWE,” said Calvin Carter, Founder and President of Bottle Rocket. “I believe with Scott's leadership we are well positioned to be the industry leader in creating breakthrough mobile entertainment solutions.”
Most recently, Maddux served as Senior Vice President and Interim CEO of Media-Sync, a Nielsen joint venture, where he worked closely with major TV networks and advertisers to launch a revenue generating second-screen mobile publishing platform. The initial product launch with partners ABC and Lexus garnered an Emmy nomination for excellence in interactive media.
Maddux is an active member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, has been awarded multiple patents and design awards and is a frequent speaker at industry events.
About Bottle Rocket
Bottle Rocket Apps (http://www.bottlerocketapps.com) is a full-service mobile app development firm, focused on creating handcrafted apps for the world's most discriminating brands. Since its founding in early 2008, Bottle Rocket Apps has completed more than 80 iPhone, iPad and Android apps for leading brands such as A&E Television NPR, PBS, Disney, ESPN, TBS, TNT, National Geographic, Discovery Channel, BET, SPIN Magazine, Bravo Television and American Express. The company’s apps have won numerous industry accolades including multiple Apple Hall of Fame awards, and frequently appear at the top of their categories on the App Store. The team of senior strategists, architects, developers and artists work their magic from the company’s offices in Dallas, Texas.