appsFreedom Appoints New Board of Directors and Advisors
- Lanni Solochek
- On July 23, 2013
Enterprise mobile cloud software provider appsFreedom recently announced the appointment of new members to its Board of Directors and key business advisors. New Board members include Badal Patel, Brent Lippman and Brian Burns. New Strategic Advisors include Bill White and Ravi Pendurthi. The newly appointed members will continue to work on expansion efforts for appsFreedom.
Badal Patel and Ravi Pendurthi are co-founders of SEAL Consulting, a leading SAP consulting practice focused on serving Fortune 500 organizations. Brent Lippman is the CEO of Response Analytics and has served in leadership roles in several other technology and software companies. Brian Burns is a founder and Managing Member of Grayhawk Capital. Bill White is the former CIO of Amkor Technology and has 40 years of engineering and information technology experience.
Vaidy Iyer, founder and CEO of appsFreedom said, “We are very excited about the expertise these new Board members and advisors bring to the company. We’re on a fast track for exponential growth and their years of experience in SAP, technology and successful management of high-growth companies will help us navigate this tremendous opportunity for market expansion. We believe this team will be a key driver in meeting our aggressive goals.”
appsFreedom was one of six winners of the Arizona Commerce Authority’s 2013 Arizona Innovation Challenge. They were one of only three software companies to win a $250,000 prize in funding.
Watch appsFreedom COO/CFO Tim Allen’s reaction to their win here
In addition, they recently raised $3 million in Series A funding led by Grayhawk Capital. Iyer comments on the funding, “We recently announced the world’s most advanced mobile cloud software for SAP and it could not have been possible without our Series A investors and the strong investor community here in Arizona. Now that our new Version 3.0 delivers the fastest time-to-value in the industry, we intend to continue leveraging the investment towards building a high-growth, world-class mobile and cloud computing company.” Read more about their funding here.