appsFreedom Expands Executive Leadership Team to Support Continued Growth

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Company relocates headquarters to a new innovation facility and hires seasoned industry executives to advance its strategic growth plans.

With the increased adoption of mobile technologies, appsFreedom has seen a significant growth in demand for our enterprise mobility solutions.

appsFreedom™, a leading provider of cloud-based enterprise mobility solutions for SAP, announced today further expansion of the Company’s executive leadership team as well as relocation to the Chandler Arizona Innovations Center to support its strategic growth initiatives.

The new appsFreedom executive team members include Timothy D. Allen, chief operating and financial officer; Nanu Ramamrutham, vice president of engineering; and Ron Austerlade, vice president of marketing.

“With the increased adoption of mobile technologies, appsFreedom has seen a significant growth in demand for our enterprise mobility solutions,” commented Vaidy Iyer, appsFreedom founder and CEO. “We have expanded our leadership team with a core set of seasoned industry veterans to help successfully navigate this next growth phase.”

The relocation of the Company’s headquarters is also part of this strategic growth initiative, providing appsFreedom with a state-of-the-art technology facility as well as giving them access to an educated workforce, academic institutions and investment organizations that are part of the Chandler Innovation Center.

As chief operating officer and chief financial officer, Timothy D. Allen will guide the appsFreedom financial strategy as well as provide operational oversight for the Company as it continues to expand. Allen’s background includes more than 25 years of experience leading the financial, accounting, administrative and operational functions in high-tech, start-up and private-equity-backed companies. Allen has a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

As Vice President of Engineering, Nanu Ramamrutham is responsible for the strategy, planning and effectiveness of all R&D, infrastructure and technology initiatives. Ramamrutham brings more than 20 years of experience providing technology leadership and vision to the organization. He served as the vice president of information technology for ACS/Xerox and was chief technology officer for both International Capital Partners and iCrossing. Ramamrutham holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from University of Mysore India and a master’s degree in computer science from Arizona State University.

As Vice President of Marketing, Ron Austerlade will be guiding the Company’s marketing strategy to support its aggressive growth initiatives. Austerlade brings more than two decades of experience in senior marketing, strategy, customer experience, research and analytics, and sales. Prior to appsFreedom, Austerlade held a number of senior marketing leadership roles at CVS Caremark, First Data Corporation, TMZ Consulting, Avaya and Lucent Technologies. Austerlade holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Pennsylvania State University.

About appsFreedom™
appsFreedom, a SAP Certified Solution Partner, is a leading provider of cloud-based mobility solutions for the enterprise. The appsFreedom® solution offers ready-to-use, pre-integrated apps that give users secure, real-time access to enterprise systems from any desktop or mobile device including smart phones, tablets, ultra-books and laptops. Apps are delivered as a service (SaaS model) and are implemented in just weeks since no source system development or configuration is required. The appsFreedom solution offers apps for Sales, Executives, Procurement, HR and Field Services. For more information about appsFreedom, visit

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