VANCOUVER, B.C. – December 16, 2013 – QuickMobile, the recognized global leader in mobile event apps, today announced that Praveen Gupta has joined the company as Chief Operating and Chief Financial Officer. He comes to QuickMobile after spending the last 10 years in a similar role with Layer 7 Technologies, a CA Technologies company and a provider of application programming interface (API) management and mobilization tools for the open enterprise. Gupta is an experienced financial and operations advisor who brings to QuickMobile more than 25 years of experience working with technology companies.
While at Layer 7, Gupta had full financial and operations responsibilities, helping secure more than $20 million in venture capital financing and negotiating the sale of the company to CA Technologies. Prior to Layer 7, he worked as a contract CFO and COO for various companies, including Altus Solutions and Exigo Solutions. Gupta also served as CFO for fSONA Communications Corp., Eftia OSS Solutions and Opcom Solutions. He started his professional career with Ginsberg Gluzman Fage and Levitz, Chartered Accountants and worked as an accountant for more than 16 years.
Gupta stated, “You don’t have to go look very hard to see or read about the impact that QuickMobile has on global meetings and events. From numerous industry firsts, a growing list of Fortune 100 clients, and recognition as the fastest growing technology company in Canada (2013 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 list), it is easy to be impressed by all that the company has accomplished in a few short years. For companies that haven’t used mobile event apps or considered us as their mobile strategy partner, it’s a great time to engage QuickMobile. We can offer industry-leading technology that is used by thousands of people every week and a pipeline of innovation that will continue to add value to our partnerships. We are in a tremendous position, and the future will be exciting for everyone involved with QuickMobile.”
“This is an exciting time for QuickMobile as we have experienced tremendous growth driven by strong demand for our mobile technology platform,” said Patrick Payne, CEO of QuickMobile. “We are fortunate to add a financial and operations expert who has led other companies through the expansion stage, and who will help us to navigate the challenges and opportunities ahead. Praveen is a respected leader with unparalleled professional experience. We are delighted that he has joined QuickMobile and look forward to his contributions to our ongoing success.”
Designed for today's mobile-savvy attendee, QuickMobile’s mobile app and analytics platform creates meaningful and lasting experiences. QuickMobile helps its customers deliver personalized, productive and fully-integrated events and meetings–across the enterprise and beyond–that captivate and engage attendees. With unparalleled expertise and a commitment to best practices, QuickMobile has helped thousands of high-performance organizations around the world transform their meetings and events. QuickMobile’s head office is located in Vancouver, Canada.