Levent Kocaturk Joins Telenity as VP of Sales for Eastern Europe and CIS Regions
Monroe, CT – April 6, 2010 — Telenity, a leading provider of next-generation value-added services, messaging, and mobile marketing solutions, announced today the appointment of Mr. Levent Kocaturk as Vice President of Sales for Eastern Europe (EE) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) regions.
In his new role, Levent Kocaturk will lead Telenity’s sales efforts in both regions including strategic business development. With his diverse background, Kocaturk will not only lead business growth, but he will also help Telenity streamline its sales and customer lifecycle processes.
Mr. Kocaturk brings extensive experience in sales, operations, and business development to Telenity. His professional experience in major global telecommunications solutions providers, in addition to his expertise in supporting mobile network operators worldwide, will be a great asset to Telenity’s continued growth and expansion.
“Telenity’s innovative solutions directly apply to wireless and wireline operators of all sizes globally especially integrated messaging, location-based services (LBS), value-added services (VAS), and recently mobile marketing solutions,” said Ahmet Ozalp, CEO at Telenity. “Since our inception, our EMEA business has been one of the key drivers for our growth. We are excited to have Levent Kocaturk join our team to help us scale our sales organization and to further increase our focus specifically in the EE and CIS regions.”
Levent Kocaturk’s close to 20 years of industry experience includes executive positions in management, sales and business development at leading telecommunications vendors supporting Tier 1 operators. Before joining Telenity, Kocaturk was the CEO of Vegatel, a leading distributor of Avea, wireless operator in Turkey. Previously, Kocaturk managed his own company Completes an M2M distributor of SIEMENS GmBH and LK Consultancy, which gave consultancy services to Siemens Mobile. Prior to Complete, Kocaturk held sales and management positions at Siemens Mobile, Ericsson and Karel Electronics. Kocaturk completed the Executive MBA Program of Management at the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey. Kocaturk also holds a Telecommunications Masters degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the same university.
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).
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