Telecommunications and Internet veteran brings industry leadership to leading mobile application development and deployment systems provider
AIRMEDIA Inc., a leading provider of mobile application development and deployment systems, announced Doug Garland has joined the company's Board of Directors. Garland brings extensive experience from leading companies in the online portal and communications industries, most recently as Senior Vice President of Yahoo! Mobile. He also has held executive positions with Excite@Home, Sprint PCS and AirTouch.
Don Harris, CEO of AIRMEDIA, said, "We are thrilled to have Doug join the board of AIRMEDIA. Doug has fantastic insight and perspective on the increasing value of enabling engaging network connected mobile applications across all mobile clients, and we look forward to his contribution to AIRMEDIA, as we continue to expand our relationships with the industry's leading media and entertainment companies."
With AIRMEDIA's Aura system, media and entertainment companies can deliver compelling and connected mobile entertainment experiences through the platform's ability to dynamically update application functionality, user interface and branded content in real time. Aura also simplifies the development and certification process through the use of a consistent code base that is modified using the platform's Mobile Markup Language.
Garland said, "AIRMEDIA's Aura application platform makes it easier to develop and deliver engaging mobile applications across a wide variety of handsets. I look forward to helping the company grow as it partners with media and entertainment companies to capitalize on the burgeoning mobile lifestyle application market."
AIRMEDIA's Aura is powering the next generation of mobile applications by integrating existing back-end network data, video, music, graphics, gaming and community features into networked mobile applications with elegant user interfaces.
About AIRMEDIA Inc.
AIRMEDIA is the global leader in software for the creation, development and distribution of mobile entertainment. Premier film, television, online, print publications and online gaming networks trust the AIRMEDIA Aura system to power mobile extensions of their core brands and services. Wireless services providers rely on AIRMEDIA to seamlessly deliver, and dynamically update, content for the widest range of mobile platforms. AIRMEDIA is a QUALCOMM BREW Select Alliance Partner, Sun Microsystems Java Developer, Charter Member of Macromedia's Flash Mobile Program and Nokia Forum Pro Member. Founded in 2003 and headquartered in San Francisco, California, AIRMEDIA can be reached via the Web at http://www.airmedia.com or 415.503.4080.
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