Tech Industry Veteran Patrick Vogt Named Chairman of SOLOMO Technology, Inc. HealthiNation CEO and former Weather Company executive appointed to accelerate SOLOMO's innovation as an industry leader in location intelligence
MADISON, Wis., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOLOMO Technology, Inc., enabler of smart locations for the social, mobile world, today announced the appointment of Patrick Vogt as Chairman of the Board. In his new role, Mr. Vogt will provide Board leadership and assist with the strategic direction of the company effective immediately.
"I have spent my professional career building businesses, fostering entrepreneurial culture and developing technologies that transform industries. I believe SOLOMO is one of these transformative companies," said Patrick Vogt. "I look forward to continuing this work alongside Liz and the SOLOMO team, providing businesses with effective location intelligence and engagement programs, while emphasizing consumers' control over valuable personal information."
Mr. Vogt is currently CEO and Director of HealthiNation. He most recently served as President of The Weather Company's International Division. Mr. Vogt joined The Weather Channel (TWC) when TWC acquired Madison-headquartered Weather Central, where he was CEO. Throughout his career Mr. Vogt has been focused on building companies with sustainable business practices, and has held senior executive positions at some of the world's premier global brands, including Sony, Dell and HP.
Mr. Vogt will work closely with SOLOMO's management team to provide the company's unique smart location platform, SOLOMO Exchange™, to businesses across a range of industries – including retail, airlines, event management, hotels, and more.
"Patrick's unparalleled ability to take companies with powerful and promising technology to the next level, coupled with his deep board service experience, make him a perfect fit to serve as our first Chairman," said Liz Eversoll, CEO of SOLOMO Technology. "Weather Central is a prime example of the caliber of talent and ideas that can come out of Madison's burgeoning tech scene, and we're thrilled to work with Patrick, who has established deep roots in this city. Patrick's decision to join the SOLOMO team reflects the value and potential behind our company's market-leading technology."
About SOLOMO Technology, Inc.
SOLOMO Technology, Inc. is a Madison, Wisconsin-based company that provides an industry-leading Smart Location platform for Location Analytics and Mobile Engagement with Permission. Marketers can manage their SOLOMO engagement and campaigns with SOLOMO ExchangeTM. The patent-pending enterprise cloud, sensor agnostic platform delivers enhanced indoor analytics and engagement for businesses, while protecting customers' privacy by giving them total control of the decision to opt-in for a localized, personalized in-location experience. SOLOMO was named a Cool Vendor in Retail in 2013 for its SOLOMO Exchange™ solution.
HealthiNation is the leading provider of engaging and informative video content covering everything from quitting smoking and taking up exercise, to diabetes and multiple sclerosis, as well as more general tips for healthy living. HealthiNation employs award-winning producers and videographers to create the most visually engaging, vibrant productions possible. HealthiNation's content creation decisions are driven by trending interests in U.S. audiences, such as yoga and meditation, stress-busting tips, and multi-platform digital technology trends.
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