1. Could you tell me a little about your background and how you came to be the Global VP Product Management and Marketing at OpenMarket?
After serving eight years in the Navy and going to graduate school for my MBA, I started working at Nortel Networks as a technical product manager in charge of their core routers, optical switches and networking software product sets. That was my first taste of real-world, tech marketing experience – and I was hooked.
I then moved to Tellium and Global Crossing where I broadened my marketing role with global responsibilities for product launches, sales support and training, and marketing communications. I spent time at Tekelec and then at NewBay Software as their VP of Global Marketing, where I managed a team of product marketing managers and marketers across several regions.
I had known about OpenMarket as a mobile company in