Locaid Appoints Walter Beisheim Senior Vice President-Business Development
Seasoned Industry Leader Joins Location-as-a-Service Pioneer as it Expands to Meet Exploding Location Demand
SAN FRANCISCO and MIAMI, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Locaid, the world's largest Location-as-a-Service (LaaS) company, today announced that Walter Beisheim has joined as senior vice president of business development. An industry veteran with more than 25 years in business development for the telecom and mobile sectors, Beisheim has a successful track record in building and cultivating business among Fortune 500 companies. The appointment comes at a time of high growth for Locaid as it continues to dominate in the mobile location market and ramps up to meet increasing demand among global enterprise businesses.
"Walter has extensive experience in location and a proven track record in building market leading technologies," said Rip Gerber, President & CEO of Locaid. "Walter is passionate about building out a complete suite of location services for the global enterprise, and he will provide additional depth of knowledge and industry guidance to our team."
"No company is better positioned than Locaid to deliver location services to mobile developers and global brands," stated Beisheim. "I am honored to join Locaid's executive team and look forward to contributing to its continued success."
Prior to joining Locaid, Beisheim served for four years as vice president of business development for Neustar in its Quova division, where he was responsible for establishing and maintaining strategic relationships with major partners and enterprise accounts, including Microsoft, Facebook, Google, T-Mobile, Cisco, AT&T, Fox Entertainment and Yellow Pages, among others. Prior to Neustar, he held the position of senior vice president of sales and marketing at Mobile Data Solutions, Inc., the leading provider of mobile workforce management systems for the telecom, utility and cable industries worldwide. Beisheim also previously held senior level positions in business development and sales at IBM, Wang Laboratories, Informix Software, SR Telecom and Digital Microwave Corp.
At Locaid, Beisheim will focus on expanding Locaid's location offer, expanding the company's market footprint and establishing strategic product and distribution partnerships.
Locaid is the world's largest Location-as-a-Service (LaaS) company. We operate a location privacy platform that allows mobile developers to locate over 350 million devices for enterprise authentication, fraud management, consumer location services and opt-in mobile marketing. Locaid locates smartphones, feature phones, tablets and any mobile device on leading wireless carriers, including America Movil , AT&T, Rogers, Sprint, T-Mobile, TELUS, and Verizon Wireless. Locaid also helps shape and enforce location privacy policies via leadership roles on governing associations, including the CTIA, MMA and IAPP. The largest financial institutions, mobile marketers, M2M platforms and mobile service providers get network location from Locaid. Location Matters.™ You can locate us at www.loc-aid.com, @locaid and www.facebook.com/Locaid.
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