ROAM Launches Professional Services Group To Streamline Complex Mobile Commerce Integrations

  ROAM Launches Professional Services Group To Streamline Complex Mobile
  Commerce Integrations

  Cross-functional team created to further accelerate ROAM’s position as the
                     leader in mobile commerce solutions

Business Wire

BOSTON -- February 11, 2013

ROAM, the leading mobile commerce platform provider, today announced the
launch of a Professional Services Group which will focus on helping customers
streamline the complexities of integrating mobile technology into their
existing infrastructure in order to capitalize on the latest mobile point of
sale opportunities. ROAM’s Professional Services Group is comprised of a
dedicated team of solutions architects, engineers, project managers and
implementation specialists who will support enterprise customer engagements
from conceptualization, through development, to implementation and launch.

“What our experience has shown is that companies from virtually every market
segment see the value in utilizing new mobile payment technologies but are at
times challenged by the complexities associated with implementing something
new into their current and often fragmented legacy technology
infrastructures,” says Ken Paull, CEO of ROAM. “We felt that it was time to
dedicate a team focused entirely on helping our clients take full advantage of
their existing systems, while leveraging the power of platform in order to
take their mobile commerce strategy to the next level.”

ROAM’s new professional services group is led by Eric Spear, who joins the
company from Opera Solutions where he served as vice president of software
development. Eric brings over 20 years of experience managing cross-functional
teams responsible for executing complex customer engagements.

This is the latest in a series of strategic organizational appointments by
ROAM CEO, Ken Paull, designed to further accelerate ROAM’s position as the
leading player in mobile commerce. Other recent appointments include:

  *Benoit Boudier, senior vice president of international sales, appointed to
    lead international sales for ROAM. Benoit also heads up Sales and
    Marketing for Ingenico’s Mobile Payments business unit.
  *Eric Hoffman, senior vice president of U.S. sales, appointed to lead sales
    and account management for the U.S. Eric brings 20 years of experience in
    payments, having previously served in executive positions at Bank of
    America Merchant Services and First Data.
  *Bill Pittman, senior vice president of product management, appointed to
    lead ROAM’s global product group. The Founder of GO Software (sold to
    VeriFone) and TPI Software (sold to Hypercom), Bill brings more than 25
    years of experience in creating highly successful payments products.
  *Scott Holt, vice president of marketing, appointed to lead ROAM’s
    worldwide marketing group. Scott brings 20 years of experience in
    marketing, having most recently served in senior management roles with
    payment solutions providers, ExaDigm and Tranax Technologies.

“Ken has assembled a truly world class management team that brings the
experience, talent and depth of knowledge that will position the company for
rapid growth, driving ROAM to be the global market leader in mobile point of
sale, ” states Jean-Marc Thienpont, executive vice president of mobile
payments for Ingenico.

About ROAM

ROAM™, an Ingenico company, helps merchants get to market quickly with secure,
cost effective and powerful mobile point of sale solutions, regardless of the
technology environment. ROAM’s “powered by” mCommerce platform provides the
hardware peripherals, applications, tools and services enabling companies
worldwide to realize the benefits of using mobile to reinvent their
interactions with their customers and to create new business efficiencies.
Founded in 2005, ROAM is a pioneer in the mobile POS space, having produced
and distributed the industry’s first secure mobile card reader and today
powers mobile point of sale solutions for many of the leading companies in
this market, globally. For more information, visit www.roamdata.com.

Contact:

For ROAM
Daniella Poeta M. Scott, 617-374-1332
dpoeta@pymnts.com
 
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