Macheen Announces Appointment of Tom Meredith to Board of Directors
AUSTIN, Texas -- March 18, 2013
Macheen Inc., a leading mobile cloud application service provider for
connected devices, announced today the appointment of Tom Meredith to its
Board of Directors. Meredith is a well-known investor and long-time industry
executive who has served in executive and Board roles in a variety of
companies and industries. He has served on the Board of Directors of Motorola
Mobility, as well as Chief Financial Officer of Motorola, Inc., Managing
Director of Dell Ventures and Chief Financial Officer of Dell, Inc., and Vice
President and Treasurer at Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Meredith is currently co-founder and general partner of Meritage Capital,
L.P., an investment management firm specializing in multi-manager hedge funds,
as well as CEO of MFI Capital, the Meredith Family’s private investment arm.
In addition, he serves on several for-profit Boards including Bazaarvoice,
Inc., and Brightstar Corporation, as well as several non-profit Boards.
Meredith is frequently listed among the most influential Austinites, and was
recently named the Austinite of the Year in 2012 by the Austin Chamber of
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Tom to the Board,” said Richard Schwartz,
CEO of Macheen Inc. “Tom’s deep knowledge of enabling new business models and
growing global businesses is unparalleled. The eco-system for connected
services to an increasing array of mobile devices beyond the mobile phone is
being created as we speak. Macheen continues to lead the charge in providing
new connectivity options beyond traditional carrier data plans for a host of
tablets, laptops, portable gaming devices and other CE devices. Tom’s
soup-to-nuts understanding of the market dynamics is unparalleled.”
Macheen Inc. is a leading global mobile application service provider for
connected devices and services. It offers a comprehensive white label solution
for major OEMs, global resellers and application providers to roll out branded
“service included” devices and offers. Its flexible cloud-based platform
enables innovative mobile business models and connected service offerings that
can be tailored to individual device and market segments. Macheen is unique in
providing a flexible platform for new mobile broadband subscription models for
bundled access, sponsored content and fine-grained enterprise connectivity.
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Macheen is a global corporation with services
active in multiple continents, with wholly owned subsidiaries Macheen GmbH and
Darcy Kurtz, CMO, 512-579-3901
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