Also joining InPhonic as Vice President of Enterprise Sales is Buck Rizvi, who will be responsible for executing InPhonic's enterprise sales strategy and building its sales and support team.
The executive appointments build on the momentum InPhonic has gained delivering comprehensive wireless solutions to enterprise clients such as Quixtar
, Johnson & Johnson
, Level 3 Communications
, AT&T Broadband
.The Enterprise/Affinity division consolidates the wireless application-development platform added in InPhonic's
recent acquisition of GadgetSpace
, the device and service management tools acquired with Reason Inc.
in January, and the professional services capabilities augmented by its November purchase of Skyware Inc.
...Buck Rizvi joined InPhonic with 15 years of technology sales and marketing experience including extensive expertise in the wireless software and services industry.Most recently, Rizvi was Regional Sales Director at Brience, Inc., a provider of mobile infrastructure software, where his accomplishments include landing key mobile software licensing deals.Prior to Brience, Rizvi was Director of Business Development for Strategy.com (a subsidiary of MicroStrategy Inc.), a provider of personalized information alerts delivered to users via wireless devices, over the phone and over the Web.While at Strategy.com, Rizvi built and led a high performance national sales team, contributing $15 million in revenue in just over one year, while delivering name-brand clients such as Verizon, Ameritrade, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Sallie Mae.Rizvi joined Strategy.com from Object Design, makers of ObjectStore database management software, where he ran the highly successful Southwest sales operation.
"InPhonic's impressive enterprise client base and the cutting-edge tools and technology the company has acquired in recent months provide a solid foundation to build upon," van Gorder said."I'm looking forward to continuing the momentum InPhonic has created in the enterprise marketplace."
"I've known David Steinberg more than 2 years, and I've watched him systematically execute on his vision for InPhonic," Rizvi