Littleton, MA 01460, US
LiveWire Mobile, Inc. provides managed personalization services for mobile operators and mobile subscribers. Its integrated suite of mobile personalization services includes ringback tones, ringtones, mobile full track downloads and video downloads, integrated storefront, and other applications, as well as content and service marketing, integrated storefront management, and marketing. The company sells its products and services primarily through its direct sales force, as well as through channel partners. It has operations in the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company was formerly known as NMS Communications Corporation and changed its name to LiveWire Mobile, Inc. in December 2008. LiveWire Mobile, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Littleton, Massachusetts.
Chief Executive Officer
Matthew Stecker brings considerable experience to Livewire Mobile as an operating executive and strategic consultant in the telecommunications industry (as well as a passion for music). Prior to joining Livewire as its CEO in November 2009, Mr. Stecker was a vice president and leader of TMNGs technology strategy practice, consulting to some of the worlds leading brands as they navigate the convergence of the media and telecom industries. He has previously served on the leadership team at Vindigo, where he led the team behind the first successful advertising-supported mobile application and as CTO of SmartServ Online where he expanded the companys mobile application catalog while launching the Uphonia MVNO. Previously, Mr. Stecker was president of Marble Associates, Inc. of Boston a pioneer in the implementation of Object-Oriented Technologies in Fortune 500 businesses. Mr Stecker is a Board Director at HealthWarehouse.com Inc (OTC: HEWA.PK).
Joanne Mavroides joined Airvana in January of 2011 with over 25 years of manufacturing, supply chain, and operations management experience. Prior to joining Airvana, Ms. Mavroides was VP of Operations at LiveWire Mobile and VP of Supply Chain and Technical Service at NMS Communications. She also held several manufacturing leadership roles at Digital Equipment Corporation.
Chief Financial Officer
Todd Donahue joined LiveWire Mobile in February 2007. Prior to joining LiveWire Mobile, Mr. Donahue served in senior finance and operations roles at Aspen Technology, Inc., a global software and solution provider, including as Vice President of Product Operations and Vice President of Finance. His prior experience includes senior finance positions at Corechange, Inc., an enterprise portal software company, and Ardent Software, Inc., which was acquired by Informix. Mr. Donahue began his career at Deloitte and Touche LLP in assurance and advisory services. He holds a BSBA in Management from Boston University, an MBA from Babson College, and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Chief Technology Officer
With more than 20 years of technology experience, Mr. Dean Foulis is responsible for the companys technical and product development teams as well as customer operations. Prior to joining LiveWire Mobile, Mr. Foulis held a senior sales role in Oracles Embedded Global Business Unit. In this position, he was responsible for helping to align Oracles technical stack to meet the needs of a diverse group of customers, including many in the telecommunications arena. Previously, Mr. Foulis led the development team at SmartServ Online in the creation of the Uphonia mobile content store, an integrated storefront that offered mobile ringtones, games and applications. His proven skills in software development led him to several integral positions at The Whitehead Institute, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Marble Associates, HBOC and Synetics. Mr. Foulis received his Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Robert M. Pons
Robert Pons was appointed to Concurrents board of directors in July 2012.
Mr. Pons has over 25 years of management experience with telecommunications companies including MCI, Inc., Sprint, Inc. and Geotek, Inc.
Mr. Pons is the Chairman of Live Wire Mobile, Inc., a comprehensive one-stop digital content solution for mobile carriers, handset manufacturers and media companies. Previously, Mr. Pons served as Senior Vice President of TMNG Global, a leading provider of professional services to the converging communications media and entertainment industries, and President and CEO of Uphonia, Inc. (previously SmartServ Online, Inc.), a wireless applications service provider.
Mr. Pons also currently serves on the board of directors of Net-1 Security Solutions, Inc.
Chief Operating Officer
Vice President Sales
Senior Vice President, Sales & Business Development at LiveWire Mobile