SAN JOSE, Calif. – Oct. 30, 2012 – KeyPoint Technologies, Ltd., a world leader in predictive input technology for smartphones, tablets and feature phones, today announced the appointments of Ronald Brown and Sanjiv Sharma to top executive marketing and sales positions, respectively.
Both Brown and Sharma are based in the Bay Area as KeyPoint joins the scores of international companies that maintain development and other resources here in a wellspring area of talent and innovation in computing-, telephony- and mobile-related capabilities.
Brown was named Vice President of Marketing with global responsibility, while Sharma was named Vice President Sales for the Americas and Europe. Each brings extensive experience in consumer-oriented Internet technology and mobile communications services to their responsibilities to grow KeyPoint Technologies’ Adaptxt® brand among applications developers, device manufacturers and mobile operators.
“Ron and Sanjiv are dynamic leaders who have the experience that will help us gain more awareness of Adaptxt’s powerful text-input capabilities in the competitive U.S. and European markets and beyond,“ said KeyPoint CEO Sumit Goswami.
Brown started his career in the consumer packaged goods industry, working for companies such as Nestle, J. Walter Thompson and BBDO. At JWT, he managed the HP computers and printers businesses, and then moved to Wyse Technology as VP Corporate Marketing. At eFax.com, he built one of the fastest growing consumer internet sites. As a consultant with Philips Electronics, he focused on launching new products.
Sharma has extensive experience in the telecommunications industry. He was most recently with Sprint, where he worked with companies such as Adobe, EMC, Quanta Construction and Costco. Previously, he was at Oasys Mobile, where he managed more than 40 wireless carriers, content partners and premium brands. He launched business initiatives with Vodafone, T-Mobile Europe and USA, O2, Telcel Mexico and Bell Canada.
Headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland, KeyPoint has a strong presence in India, Japan and Europe, and enjoys technology relationships with partners in Taiwan and Korea. It is now intent on developing a stronger presence in the Americas and Europe with plans to expand its team in San Jose in the future.
The company’s offices are located at 2570 N. 1st Street, Suite 440, San Jose, CA 95131. The phone number for Sales is +1 913-219-7291.
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KeyPoint Technologies, Ltd. (KPT) is a world leader in predictive computer input technology, combining linguistics, artificial intelligence and computer science to deliver smarter and more natural consumer experiences. Selling its products under the Adaptxt® brand name, it currently focuses on the smartphone, tablet and feature phone markets. With headquarters in Glasgow, Scotland, and offices in India, Japan and the U.S., the company is a trusted partner for OEMs, platform providers and developers. KPT is privately owned. More information can be found at www.keypoint-tech.com and www.adaptxt.com.