Phobio Announces Matthew McFee As EVP Business Development
KENNESAW, Ga., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phobio is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew McFee as Executive Vice President responsible for global sales and account management. McFee brings over twenty five years of wireless experience having worked at Motorola since the early eighties when cellular technology was in its infancy.
"I am extremely excited about this opportunity and the talented team that Phobio has put in place around the globe," says McFee.
At Motorola he developed successful sales teams that achieved significant results for his clients and the company. His career experience includes paging, RF surveillance, two way radios, location based solutions, ingestion and distribution of media content for operators and the successful development of wireless products and solutions in the US.
He left Motorola to join BellSouth as the Director of New Products and Services Development, focused on increasing new revenue services and managing all aspects of vendor relations with original equipment manufacturers for BellSouth domestic and international operations. He was recruited back to Motorola as Executive Director for the Global Telecom Solutions Group to manage their cross-sector business development needs with BellSouth's global wireless operations with focus on the US and Latin America.
McFee joined Samsung Telecommunications of America to establish initial relations and sales operations for the AT&T Wireless account, in Seattle. Following the merger with Cingular, he returned back to Atlanta to combine the two sales operations achieving over a half billion dollars in sales revenue their first year. He served as Senior Vice President of Sales Operations in North America for Huawei Technologies, where he guided and directed national sales teams supporting wireless and cable operators for consumer devices in United States and Canada. His teams doubled revenue year over year achieving nearly one billion dollars. Most recently he worked for Nextivity Inc. in California as the Vice President of Sales for the Americas where he developed strategic relations with tier one operators in the US and Canada.
"We are all extremely excited about the depth of experience Matthew brings into the Phobio Team. He's a proven leader in this area and we know his expertise and extensive telecommunications relationships will fuel strong growth," said Stephen Wakeling, Phobio CEO. "He's already proving to be invaluable asset as Phobio provides unparalleled mobile trade-in services for carriers and retailers worldwide."
Phobio provides mobile trade-in services for retailers throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, Germany, and Italy using simple software, lean operations and insanely great support. Phobio's vision is to provide the finest trade-in services available to retailers around the globe. For more information, please visit phobio.com.