NeoMedia Expands to Latin America with Appointment of New VP of Sales
Antonio Sepúlveda G. appointed as Vice President of Sales & Business Development
BOULDER, Colo. and SANTIAGO, Chile – April 12, 2012 - NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB: NEOM.OB), the pioneer in global mobile barcode management solutions, has today announced Antonio Sepúlveda G. as its new Vice President of Sales & Business Development LATAM.
With more than twenty years of experience in the telecoms industry and a deep knowledge of QR technology and applications, Mr Sepúlveda will take responsibility for the sales and business development for NeoMedia’s core products, NeoReader® and NeoSphere™, in the Latin American region. According to recent statistics from the GSMA, mobile phone penetration in the region is higher than that in the United States with its 630 million mobile connections making it the world’s third largest mobile market. By 2015, it is anticipated that Latin America will have 750 million mobile connections making online media even more important for those organizations reaching out to the region.
Before joining NeoMedia, Mr. Sepúlveda was VP of Sales and Business Development for Scanbuy in LATAM, where he was pivotal in developing the vision and ‘go to market’ model for sales and marketing activity in the region, as well as leading customer liaison with all major outlets. Previously, Mr. Sepúlveda has also held a range of sales and business development roles at Sofinnova Companies, Ericsson-HP Telecom Group and BellSouth International.
“We are happy to be welcoming Antonio to the NeoMedia team, and are delighted with the impact his knowledge and experience has already had on the company. Antonio has unparalleled expertize in this region and knows how best to work with international companies and adapt them for optimum business success in Latin America. We are looking forward to continuing to benefit from his wealth of technical knowledge and insight to drive sales greatly in this region,” said Laura Marriott, CEO, NeoMedia.
"The mobile barcode space is currently experiencing exponential growth in the LATAM region and we are starting to see many companies reap the benefits, not just in terms of sales but to also increase customer engagement, thus building brand loyalty. NeoMedia is a company focused on innovation and driving the growth of mobile barcode technology, making my new role particularly rewarding and challenging – and one that I look forward to" said Antonio Sepúlveda G.
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NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. is the global pioneer in 2D mobile barcode technology and infrastructure solutions that enable the mobile barcode ecosystem world-wide. Its technology platform transforms mobile devices with cameras into barcode scanners, enabling a range of practical and engaging applications including consumer oriented advertising, mobile ticketing and couponing, and business-to-business commercial track and trace solutions.
NeoMedia’s suite of products, services and extensive IP portfolio means it is the only provider able to offer customers a comprehensive end-to-end mobile code solution. NeoMedia’s current customers include handset manufacturers, platform providers, brands and agencies looking to offer pioneering mobile barcode solutions to their customer base.
NeoMedia’s product portfolio includes: mobile barcode management & infrastructure solutions, barcode reader solutions, Mobile Coupon & Affiliate Marketing, Mobile Ticketing & POS Integration and IP Licensing. Learn more at www.neom.com or visit us at one of the following online destinations:
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