mophie Adds Former Managing Director of Beringea as Senior Vice President Jeff Bocan Joins Executive Team after Working with mophie in Venture Capital Capacity
SANTA ANA, Calif., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- mophie, the company trailblazing innovation in the portable power category and developer of the award-winning juice pack portable battery case, today announced the addition of Jeff Bocan as senior vice president. Bocan has worked with mophie for the past 2½ years as the managing director of mophie private equity investor Beringea and as a mophie board member. He will transition to the senior vice president role effective immediately, and be responsible for supporting the mophie executive team in all aspects of strategic development and management of the brand's growth in the global marketplace.
"Jeff is a seasoned business strategist with more than 12 years of experience in identifying promising businesses and technologies, investing in their growth and nurturing their development with an astonishing level of success," said Daniel Huang, CEO of mophie. "Jeff has provided instrumental counsel to our executive team over the last several years and will be an extremely valuable asset in helping us to drive the company forward in exciting new directions."
Prior to joining mophie, Bocan served as managing director at Beringea, a global private equity firm where he was responsible for investment sourcing, deal execution and portfolio management for technology, media and cleantech companies, including mophie. In addition to his senior vice president responsibilities at mophie, Bocan will remain affiliated with Beringea, transitioning to a venture partner role in which he will continue to be involved in select sourcing and investment opportunities, as well as serve on a small number of company boards.
The transition from Beringea to mophie is a natural one for Bocan, who has a passion for working with entrepreneurs who are solving important problems for global markets in an innovative way.
"mophie checks all of those boxes for me," noted Bocan. "The company has huge momentum behind it and the leadership team is one of the most entrepreneurial I've had the good fortune to work with in my career. Joining mophie allows me to see through the company's vision from its very early stages to playing an instrumental role in guiding the future of the business to help mophie realize its fullest potential. It's a perfect match of my professional interests and personal passions."
Bocan will support the mophie executive team in all aspects of the company's strategic growth and development, including new business, global sales initiatives, marketing and partnerships, enterprise strategies, intellectual property protection, and the overall diversification of mophie's product portfolio.
To learn more about mophie or see its full offering of portable power solutions, please visit www.mophie.com.
mophie is an award-winning designer and manufacturer of accessories that let consumers do more with their portable devices. From the action sports enthusiast to the business professional, student and outdoorsman, mophie products fit into the lives of those who rely on smart phones and tablets to stay connected. mophie products are available in more than 100 countries, and can be purchased at Apple stores worldwide, AT&T, Best Buy, Verizon, Sprint, and on www.mophie.com. Follow mophie on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.