MISSION STATEMENT Motricity’s mission is to be the leading provider of highly personalized mobile content to consumers around the world. It is our goal to ensure that consumers are delivered the right content, in the right way, at the right time–everytime.

TYPE OF COMPANY: Mobile Content Solutions and Services

ADDRESS:
2800 Meridian Parkway
Suite 150
Durham, NC 27713

PHONE NUMBER: 919-287-7400

WEB SITE: www.motricity.com

MANAGEMENT TEAM MEMBERS (include a brief background about each executive, with their title):
Collectively, the Motricity management team is dynamic, innovative and experienced; each with a strong personal dedication to building a world-class company using their past successes as a foundation for future growth.

  • Ryan Wuerch, CEO and Chairman, has 14 years of senior management experience. Prior to Motricity, Wuerch spent three years as a partner and president of Learning 2000; and was the senior vice president of ShapeRite, a leading nutritional supplement manufacturer. Under his leadership, ShapeRite earned a ranking of 44th in Inc. Magazine’s annual list of the 500 fastest growing privately-held companies in the nation.
  • Michael Robinson, President of Motricity’s Mobile Content Solutions Group, is a seasoned and successful senior executive. He brings 30 years of experience, 18 of which was spent in senior level management positions with Sprint where he developed PCS Vision and drove industry leading ARPU from mobile data services, and earlier was one of the founding members of Sprint PCS, now the 3rd largest wireless carrier in the US.
  • Matt Petzold, CFO, served as the CFO of Verestar, a $250 million satellite services provider, and UUNET where he managed a financial staff in excess of 300 with operations in 29 countries – during a period of growth from $20 million to $4 billion in annual sales and employee growth from 150 to 10,000.
  • Jud Bowman, CTO, founded Pinpoint Networks, taking a leadership position in providing software and services to mobile operators and raising $20 million in venture capital. Bowman has been named by MIT’s Technology Review magazine as one of the world’s “Top 100 Young Innovators.”

BOARD MEMBERS: In addition to Wuerch and Bowman, the current Motricity board of directors consists:

  • Terry Addington, CTIA Chairman and First Cellular CEO
  • Rick White, CEO of TechNet and former U.S. Congressman
  • Will Griffith, general partner at Technology Crossover Ventures
  • Suzanne King, partner, New Enterprise Associates
  • Steve Nelson, managing director and partner, Wakefield Group.

INVESTORS (and amounts raised, if possible):
More than $50 million from TCV, NEA, Intel Capital, Wakefield Group, Noro-Moseley Partners, Massey Burch Capital, and angel investors.

REVENUES: Not disclosed

YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1999

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES: 180