Nellymoser, providing the leading next-generation mobile
media platform for creating, controlling and connecting rich media to
consumers via mobile devices, proudly announces that Ralph Simon,
mobile entertainment innovator and music industry veteran, has joined
its board of directors.
Simon's expertise in the growth of mobile revenues and expansion
of market share in the mobile content and entertainment sectors
strengthens Nellymoser's board and operations. His familiarity with
content issues, mobile copyright usage, and emerging international
trends offers Nellymoser a valuable resource as content providers
recognize the impact of the mobile channel.
"Ralph's vision, extensive knowledge and strong grasp of the
industry are a perfect fit for Nellymoser as we expand our
next-generation mobile media platform," said John Puterbaugh, CEO,
Nellymoser. "His membership on our board further validates
Nellymoser's role in enabling the rapid adoption of mobile media
services as branding, monetization and promotional vehicles for media
companies and the network operators."
An acknowledged thought leader in the modern mobile entertainment
and music business, Simon has extensive experience in the U.S. and
European mobile markets and is the Chairman Emeritus and founder of
the Mobile Entertainment Forum Americas, the key international trade
association responsible for the development and expansion of mobile
entertainment. In 1998, he co-founded the first ringtone company in
the U.S., Canada and U.K., known then as Yourmobile/Moviso, now
Infospace Mobile, the current U.S. market leader in mobile
aggregation. Simon organized the comprehensive world-wide mobile layer
for the July 2005 Live 8 concerts that helped G8 government leaders
commit $50 billion to reduce global poverty.
Prior to this, Simon co-founded the successful Zomba Group and
Jive Records, and was also instrumental in developing Capitol
Records/EMI's new media business in the 1990s. He is a Fellow of the
Royal Society of Arts in the U.K. and member of the National Academy
of Recorded Arts and Sciences in the U.S.
Nellymoser is a leading provider of rich mobile media solutions
for mass market, network connected mobile devices. Utilizing
Nellymoser's ASAO Next Generation Mobile Media Platform and portfolio
of configurable rich media solutions, media companies and network
operators deliver interactive and personalized mobile experiences that
include video, music, ringtones, graphics and games, making it easy
and fun for consumers to search, discover, preview, purchase, share
and enjoy mobile content directly from their mobile devices. Customers
include MTV, Warner Music Group, IGN/Fox, InfoMedia, Microsoft, Zingy,
Leapfrog, Sony, Ericsson, Vivendi and Electronic Arts. For more
information, visit www.nellymoser.com.