September 27, 2012 Guvenc Kaplan

Telenity Appoints New VP of Business Development and Sales for MEA

Mustafa Ari Joins Telenity to Lead MEA Sales Team

Istanbul, Turkey – September 27, 2012 – Telenity, a leading provider of service delivery, location-based services, social media, mobile marketing and messaging platforms and solutions, today announced the appointment of Mustafa Ari as its Vice President of Business Development and Sales for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. Ari will be responsible for business development, sales and partner management activities in the region.

Mustafa Ari’s appointment will drive ongoing growth for Telenity, as the company continues to expand its footprint, regional team and partnerships to enhance support for its customers in the MEA region. Mustafa Ari brings with him a wealth of sales management and telecommunications industry knowledge. He will lead the MEA sales team in strategic business development to identify and drive targeted areas of growth with direct customers, partnerships and distribution channels.

“Telenity has a reputation for product innovation and clearly understands the evolving requirements of network operators and subscribers,” said Mustafa Ari. “With a focused approach on customer needs while continuously innovating next-generation services, Telenity has achieved steady market growth in MEA. I am really excited to be back at Telenity and I look forward to working with the team to further strengthen Telenity’s market position in the region.”

“We are proud to announce the addition of Mustafa to the Telenity executive management team,” said Ilhan Bagoren, CEO at Telenity. “We are certain that his experience in the telecommunications market and already existing knowledge of our product portfolio will have an immediate impact for our customers and on our sales in the Middle East and Africa.”

Mustafa Ari has close to 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. Before joining Telenity, Mustafa Ari was the Group Coordinator at Innova, a leading IT consultancy, application development, technical support and training services company in Turkey. Previously, Mustafa Ari held Engineering Director and Sales Director positions at Telenity. Ari started his professional working life in the public sector, at T.R. Prime Ministry State Planning Organization as (SPO) DPT expert, and worked there for eight years. Mustafa Ari’s experience covers sales, business development, marketing, engineering, product and project management on Value Added Services, Service Delivery Platforms, Next Generation Networks, Telco OSS & BSS, Professional Services, Technology and Business Solutions, and Telco Payment Solutions. Mustafa Ari completed the Executive MBA Program of Management at the Marmara University in Istanbul, Turkey. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science Engineering from Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey.

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About Telenity

Telenity is a leading global provider of next-generation innovative services and applications for communications networks. Telenity’s market-ready software products enable optimization and monetization of valuable network assets and services through the location. Telenity’s revenue-generating solutions include reusable service delivery components (messaging gateway, 3rd party access gateway and location gateway) enabling rapid service creation and deployment, location-based solutions (subscriber acquisition, network optimization, social networking), mobile marketing platform, integrated advanced messaging applications (SMS, MMS, USSD, Messenger) and innovative value-added services (location-based people finder, enterprise employee locator, personalized call management, mobile collect call, missed call notification, and voice/video mail).

Headquartered in the USA, Telenity’s worldwide customer base includes network operators, service providers and application providers serving over 600 million subscribers. Telenity partners with global and regional network equipment providers, system integrators and computing platform manufacturers. 

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Contacts: 
Didem Karabatur
+1.203.445.2019
+90.212.468.2162
Didem.Karabatur@telenity.com