IRVINE, Calif., June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ubiquity, Inc. (OTCBB: UBIQ) ("Ubiquity" or the "Company"), a vertically integrated, technology-focused media company, announced it has appointed Silicon Valley veteran and former NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory veteran software engineer Jonathan Kalbfeld as CTO of Ubiquity, Inc. Kalbfeld's appointment is part of the expansion of Ubiquity's management team, which includes a new CEO, a new Studio head and the appointment of a Chief Creative Architect and is effective July 18, 2016.
Ubiquity CEO Nick Mitsakos said: "As we continue to expand and enhance Ubiquity's management team, appointing an experienced CTO to lead our growing engineering and development teams is a key part of our overall strategy to grow the company and enter new markets. Jonathan is a tremendously talented CTO and brings the perfect combination of technology and media experience to Ubiquity. His appointment will accelerate development and growth of Ubiquity's core products and patented technology while allowing expansion into other revenue opportunities."
Kalbfeld said: "I am pleased and look forward to joining the talented team of Ubiquity. I am excited to expand and enhance the company's already robust, game-changing, and disruptive technologies as we continue the company's growth into virtual and augmented reality while creating new and exciting content offerings to the marketplace."
A Silicon Valley veteran engineer, Kalbfeld brings 20+ years of experience to his new position. Previously, he worked in DevOps and Enterprise Architecture for Junkin Media, a leading multi-platform media and entertainment company. While there he developed and implemented continuous integration methodologies to increase efficiency and solutions to enhance product scalability. At NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory he was a Senior Systems Engineer for 10 years where, among other things, he worked with the teams that launched the Mars Curiosity Rover and put the Dawn Spacecraft into the asteroid belt.
"In addition to his technology expertise, Jonathan has a great business background and an understanding of the complexities faced by public companies, making him an ideal fit for Ubiquity," said Mitsakos.
Kalbfeld has an MBA from California State University, Northridge and a B.S. in Business from Walden University.
About Ubiquity, Inc. (OTCBB: UBIQ)
Based in Irvine, CA, Ubiquity is a vertically integrated, technology-focused media company. Ubiquity is focused in five specific areas with a robust portfolio of patents and intellectual property. The Company has developed an intuitive user interface making access to all content from any device in a simple, consistent format. Ubiquity enables the search and identification of any object and image in all video and digital media and has developed a platform for mobile transaction including the integration of payments, money transfers, coupons and gifts. Ubiquity has also developed an industry-leading, intuitive, immersive consumer experience for all web-based activity. Finally, the company allows for the personalization of all content, whether public or private, in a unique accessible way. Ubiquity's intellectual property and unique cloud-based technology combines Mobile as a Service ("MaaS") with Software as a Service ("SaaS") to enable its customers to structure their content and data in a mobile cloud to deliver innovative user experiences to their multiscreen communities and audiences worldwide. Through Ubiquity Labs the company is leveraging an extensive portfolio of intellectual property spanning Web 3.0, immersive advertising, video compression, content distribution, e-commerce, and mobile applications to support the commercialization of new technologies. In addition, Ubiquity intends to pursue strategic licensing opportunities. Ubiquity, Inc. owns 51% of Sprocket Hong Kong Ltd., and receives 60% of the revenue generated from Sprocket HK Ltd. For more information go to www.ubiquitycorp.com
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