Wireless Matrix Appoints Mary Foltz to Vice President of Products and Marketing
Mobile Data Veteran Brings Over 20 Years of Industry Experience to GPS Fleet Tracking Leader
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wireless Matrix (TSX: WRX), a leading provider of GPS fleet tracking services, announced today that it has appointed Mary Foltz to the executive position of vice president responsible for products and marketing.
Foltz brings over 20 years of relevant product management, mobile data and wireless communications experience to the role. She will oversee management and marketing of the company’s FleetOutlook® suite of GPS fleet tracking products and report directly to President and CEO J. Richard Carlson.
"Mary brings a wealth of product and marketing experience with several marquee-name wireless industry players to the Wireless Matrix team,” said Carlson. “She will be instrumental in charting the direction and promotion of FleetOutlook as it continues to evolve, providing new features and functionality that drive value for our customers. We’re excited to have someone with her background and achievements guiding the growth and market presence of our solutions.”
Prior to joining Wireless Matrix, Foltz served as a senior consultant for TMNG Global, a world-wide provider of telecommunications consulting services, and was the co-founder and VP of marketing and product management for AirArts, a Reston, VA-based mobile data technology firm. She served for 10 years as a director and senior product manager for Sprint Nextel, beginning with Nextel’s original wireless data team in 1997. Over the course of her career with the company, she led Sprint Nextel to industry leadership in location-based services (LBS). The company captured 53% market share (NPD Group 2006) and was recognized as the LBS Company of the Year in 2007 by Frost & Sullivan.
In addition, she worked as a director of wireless business development and marketing for Bellcore/Telcordia (now SAIC), director of product line management for RAM Mobile Data (acquired by Bell South), and project manager for GE Information Services.
About Wireless Matrix:
Wireless Matrix Corporation (TSX: WRX) provides GPS fleet tracking solutions to improve service fleet delivery metrics. The company’s solutions provide location intelligence for managing, measuring and monitoring service execution. Users consistently report greater on-time arrivals, increased productivity and lower total operating expenses. The Wireless Matrix solution suite includes FleetOutlook®, a web-based platform providing fleet operators complete visibility of their operations, enabled by vehicle mounted wireless data communication services. Wireless Matrix is headquartered in Herndon, Va. For more information visit www.wirelessmatrix.com.
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