AOTMP Announces Acquisition of Mobilocity LLC Assets and Appointment of Dr. J. Gerry Purdy as Head of the Mobility Practice
Telecom management best practices and industry standards pioneer continues expansion by engaging top thought leader in telecommunications mobility
INDIANAPOLIS, SEPTEMBER 13, 2016 —AOTMP, the leader in telecom management best practices and industry standards for enterprises and vendors, announced today that the firm has acquired various assets of Mobilocity LLC and has appointed J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D. to the position of Principal Analyst, Mobile & Wireless, which includes market research, conferences & events and a number of certification programs. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
“Mobile Letter”, Dr. Purdy’s syndicated weekly column, will continue to be distributed under the AOTMP brand to 100,000+ people each week. AOTMP will continue the Mobility Awards program, which honors the best and finest mobile and wireless products and services each year. The Mobility Awards are announced at a Consumer Electronics Show (CES)-sanctioned press event in January.
“I’m extremely pleased that one of the most well-known mobile and wireless analysts has joined our team,” said Tim Lybrook, AOTMP CEO. “We look forward to continuing the Mobility Awards program that has become one of the most respected awards programs in the industry, and to creating a certification program for mobile and wireless that enterprises are increasingly requiring of IT and telecom vendors.”
Dr. Purdy will report to Bill Hinton, VP & GM, Vendor Practice. “The addition of Dr. Purdy will support AOTMP’s aggressive growth and expansion plans. Our clients have been asking for new mobile and wireless programs that address their needs and align with industry standards and best practices.”
“I’m honored to join AOTMP,” said Dr. Purdy. “I will continue to write and publish Mobile Letter and continue the Mobility Awards program, which I have done for over ten years. And, I’ll be creating new mobile and wireless programs that will help meet the needs of vendors and enterprise IT and telecom executives.”
The next Mobility Awards event will be held on January 5, 2017 at the International CES in Las Vegas. IT and telecom vendors interested in participating in the event, attended by leading press and analysts who cover mobile and wireless, may contact Lori Wildman, Senior Marketing Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AOTMP is a global leader providing telecom management best practices and industry standards for organizations and the vendors who support them. Using information and data points from thousands of telecom environments worldwide, AOTMP solutions help enterprises drive performance, efficiency and productivity while significantly reducing costs; and help telecom vendors provide a new level of value to their customers. AOTMP’s patented Efficiency First® Framework methodology brings balance to the telecom management ecosystem, resulting in vendors positively impacting the telecom environment and the telecom environment being better leveraged to drive business results. AOTMP’s clients represent $24+ billion in annual telecom spend and include 100+ of the Fortune 500, small and medium businesses, public sector organizations and industry suppliers. For more information, visit aotmp.com.