Kony Appoints New Asia Pacific and Middle East Leader
ORLANDO, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–December 1, 2014–
Kony, Inc., the leading enterprise mobility company, today announced the appointment of Steven Medeiros as Vice President and General Manager of Asia Pacific and Middle East. As part of the company’s global expansion strategy, Medeiros will focus on building out offices and channels in the markets of Dubai, Qatar, Japan, Greater China, Australia and South East Asia.
Kony provides mobile application solutions to the world’s leading organizations, enabling them to build great mobile application experiences to drive customer loyalty, employee empowerment, and business process improvement. Many companies are using mobility as a catalyst for innovation for their businesses, especially with the explosive growth in mobile devices across the globe.
Medeiros served in a variety of senior leadership and general management roles across the Asia Pacific region. He’s led sales, business development, and consulting services at some of the most recognized organizations within high tech, including SAP, Hire.com, Oracle, and Arrow Electronics. Prior to joining Kony, Medeiros served as head of SAP’s Line of Business and Cloud solution sales for Greater China. In this role, he was responsible for driving SAP’s Cloud offerings in China for China. During his tenure at SAP, Medeiros also led the company’s Mobility Sales organization across all of the Asia Pacific and Japan region.
“Steve joins us with more than two decades of experience leading revenue growth and expansion for high tech companies in North America and APAC regions,” said Blake Sallé, president, field operations, Kony, Inc. “We believe the power of mobility will transform the APAC region, especially as the mobile application adoption curve quickly accelerates for many businesses. Steve has a keen understanding of this market and how we can better serve the unique enterprise mobility needs of our customers.”
“It is well understood that Kony is the single best enterprise mobility solution provider in the market today with scalability and performance that leads to a world class user experience,” said Medeiros. “The power of Kony’s mobile applications solutions and platform to enable businesses to rapidly deliver great mobile app experiences to employees, customers, and partners is unmatched. I’m a firm believer with Kony’s customer focus we will continue to extend our leadership position in the market.”
For two years in a row, Gartner has named Kony a Leader in its Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms. Kony provides industry-leading enterprise mobility solutions to help businesses compete in mobile time, by rapidly delivering multi-edge mobile apps across the broadest array of devices and systems today and in the future.
Kony World, Kony’s annual user conference, will be held on February 3-6, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. Kony World is the premier gathering of enterprise mobile executives and strategists, as well as mobile IT architects, developers and designers from Fortune 1000 companies. Register today at www.konyworld.com.
Kony is the fastest-growing, cloud-based enterprise mobility solutions company and an industry leader among mobile application development platform (MADP) providers. Kony empowers today’s leading organizations to compete in mobile time by rapidly delivering multi-edge mobile apps across the broadest array of devices and systems, today and in the future. Kony offers ready-to-run business mobile apps to help organizations better engage with customers and partners, as well as increase employee productivity through mobile device access to company systems and information. Powered by Kony’s industry-leading Mobility Platform, enterprises can design, build, configure, and manage mobile apps across the entire software development lifecycle, and get to market faster with a lower total of ownership.
Kony was also honored in the Mobile Star Awards for achievements in enterprise application development; named the first place winner in CTIA’s MobITs Awards in the Mobile Applications, Development & Platforms category, and included on the Inc. 500|5000 list of fastest growing private companies in America. For more information, please visit www.kony.com. Connect with Kony on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.