Telenity Strengthens Executive Leadership Team with Appointment of Senior Vice President of Engineering
Monroe, CT – July 7, 2010 — Telenity, a leading provider of next-generation value-added services, messaging, service delivery and mobile marketing solutions, announced today the appointment of Mr. Michael Motta as Senior Vice President (SVP) of Engineering.
Motta is responsible for the development, deployment and support of Telenity’s Canvas converged services products as the head of research and development activities of the company. Motta brings close to 30 years of extensive experience on carrier-class telecommunications equipment, high-availability systems, and services development and deployment with emphasis on mobile/wireless platform and infrastructure solutions.
“One of my main goals since joining Telenity has been to strengthen our executive leadership, and Michael Motta’s addition to the team will be instrumental in achieving this goal,” said Ahmet Ozalp, CEO at Telenity. “I am very excited to have Michael on our team. I believe that he will be a great mentor and an effective leader for our engineering teams in our Istanbul and New Delhi offices. His vast experience will not only strengthen our engineering organization but also help us with the development and commercialization of the several new products and technologies we are working on.”
“I am excited about joining Telenity which is an industry-recognized leader in location-based services (LBS), value-added services, messaging and service delivery solutions,” said Michael Motta, SVP Engineering at Telenity. “The company has a broad set of interesting products and new initiatives, which positions it very strongly in a variety of geographies with different profiles and needs.”
Michael Motta has over 25 years of experience in leadership positions in management, engineering and product management at leading telecommunications equipment and software vendor companies. In one of his recent positions, Motta was Vice President of Engineering at a spinoff from the MIT Media Labs, nTAG Interactive Inc. where he was responsible for all aspects of building and deploying a novel handheld device and services used to facilitate social networking for corporate meetings and events. Previously, Motta held various senior management and founder roles at a number of startup companies building products and services in the secure, online payments space with special focus on mobile payments. During the late 1990s, Motta was Vice President of Engineering at ADC Telecommunications Inc., the NewNet Enhanced Services division where he led the development activities for SS7, SMSC, lawful intercept, and other products in the converged networking area. Prior to this, Motta was a senior manager at NMS Communications Inc. with significant accomplishments in the development and worldwide deployment of telecommunications platforms and services with particular emphasis on protocol development and regulatory testing.
Motta has a BS and BA degrees in Linguistics and Mathematics from Georgetown University. He has a passion for building high-performance teams and delivering innovative technology products.
Telenity is a leading provider of next-generation converged services and applications for communications networks. Telenity’s market-ready software solutions include integrated advanced messaging (SMS, MMS, USSD) applications, innovative value-added services (personalized call management, mobile collect call, missed call notification, voice/video mail, multimedia ringback tones, location-based people-finder); mobile marketing platform and reusable service delivery components (messaging gateway, 3rd party access gateway and location gateway) enabling rapid service creation and deployment. Headquartered in the USA, Telenity’s worldwide customer base includes network operators, service providers and application providers serving over 400 million subscribers. Telenity partners with global and regional network equipment providers, system integrators and computing platform manufacturers. Telenity is a global member of the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA).