SEATTLE - Airbiquity Inc, a leading provider of wireless data communications software solutions, today announced the appointment of James W. Wasnick to the role of vice president of operations.
Airbiquity is adding several new customers over the next two years, and will be growing its domestic and international deployments. The company will also be launching a number of VIAaq managed data service programs in 2008 and 2009. As head of the company's operations group, Wasnick will provide strategic direction during this growth phase and for the launch of new services on the company's roadmap.
"Our business is expanding rapidly and our management team needs to match that growth to continue supporting our customers over the next five years," said Kamyar Moinzadeh, Airbiquity president and CEO.
Wasnick joins Airbiquity with more than 20 years of software development, systems operations and customer service experience in the telecommunications industry. He most recently served as vice president - service delivery for BubbleMotion, a provider of Voice SMS technology to wireless carriers. Prior to that role, Wasnick served as vice president - worldwide program management for Narus, a leading provider of IP Network Security solutions. Wasnick has also held senior IT leadership positions with WilTel Communications (now part of Level 3), IBM Global Services, BellSouth Cellular (now part of AT&T Wireless) and Bell Atlantic Mobile (now part of Verizon Wireless).
"We are excited to have an executive of Jim's caliber leading our operations group. His experience and accomplishments in the industry will be a valuable asset as we continue our expansion into new markets," added Moinzadeh.
The press release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Because these statements apply to future events, they are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. Factors that could affect actual results include: the company's limited operating history, the need for additional financing, variable economic conditions and customer tastes, regulatory risks, and restrictions imposed by existing debts and future payment obligations.