October 12, 2012
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Birdstep has appointed new strong board member in Lonnie Schilling
(Oslo, 12 October 2012) Birdstep Technology today announced the election of Lonnie Schilling to Birdstep's Board of Directors.
Schilling brings 20 years of experience of equity investment, strategic business development, architecture sales and marketing within the international communications market. He has lived and worked in
Europe since 1980 with a professional focus on the European, Middle East and African markets.
Schilling was most recently Director, Mobile Service Provider Sales & Business Development at Cisco where he was responsible for building and leading sales and subject matter experts to create and deliver replicable mobility architecture solutions for Cisco´s strategic service provider customers across Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia.
-As Birdstep continues to expand globally, it is extremely valuable to have someone with Lonnie’s skills and track record as a member of the Board. His extensive and broad international business experience in the mobile- and venture capital industry will add both strategic and financial value to the company, said Tom Nyman, Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Schilling has held leading management positions in global companies such as Motorola, ITT, Bolt Beranek and Newman (BBN). Prior to Cisco he held the position as Managing Director Europe for Worldview Technology Partners (Venture Capital) where he was responsible for European business development and helping Worldview's portfolio companies formulate and execute their European expansion trategies.
The full Birdstep Board now comprises:
Tom Nyman - Chairman
For further information please contact;
Chairman of the Board of Directors
+46 70 747 25 19
Chief Executive Officer
+46 70 26 11 211
About Birdstep Technology
Birdstep Technology is a leading provider of Smart Mobile Data and Secure Mobility for operators, enterprises and governmental organizations. Drawing on extensive experience of successful customer projects and in cooperation with operators, enterprise customers and OEM partners around the world, Birdstep delivers industry leading solutions for wireless connectivity and service management.
Our Smart Mobile Data services offer advanced solutions for data offload, support automation and end user communication to network operators. Our Secure Mobility services offer solutions providing seamless and secure connectivity to business data for corporations and governmental organizations.
Birdstep Technology was founded in 1996 and is, since 2002, listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. The company is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with competence centers in Sweden, Finland and the United States. For more information, visit www.birdstep.com and follow @BirdstepTech on Twitter.