Miyowa Appoints Mike Kaul as Chief Marketing Officer

Leading Mobile Aggregator of Social Networks Lands Former Oracle Exec.

Jan 26, 2010, 11:00 ET from Miyowa

SAN FRANCISCO, January 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Miyowa, the market leader in aggregating social networks on mobile phones, announced the appointment of Mike Kaul as their Chief Marketing Officer.

Mike will be responsible for developing and executing marketing strategies to extend and accelerate Miyowa's leadership in the mobile social networking market. "Mike totally understands our vision of unifying the mobile social networking experience - this, coupled with his strong marketing mind and savvy makes him a perfect fit with our company," said Pascal Lorne, Chairman and CEO of Miyowa.

Prior to Miyowa, Mike was the CEO of several venture funded companies, including diCarta, the leader in contract management software applications. He was also the Vice President of Marketing at Oracle and Vice President of Advanced Technologies at Oracle. Previously, Mike was an Air Force pilot and holds degrees in Aerospace Engineering from Virginia Tech, and a Master of Science from the University of Southern California.

"Miyowa is an innovative, global company, well positioned in an important market, with an entrepreneurial team and vibrant culture. It is simply a compelling opportunity," commented Mike.

"The management team at Miyowa is already extremely deep and strong-one of the best," said Kurt Keilhacker, Miyowa board member and Managing Partner at Techfund. "The fact that they were able to attract and add someone of Mike's caliber points to their clear market dominance and presence in the industry."

About Miyowa

Miyowa is the market leader in unifying the social networking experience on mobile phones. It provides InTouch5(TM), a platform that combines all forms of messaging with presence, alerts, and social networking communities on mobile phones. InTouch5(TM) is in use by 30 major carriers and multiple handset manufacturers worldwide. Miyowa's partners include major portals and social networking companies including Yahoo, AOL, Twitter, and Facebook.

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