PORTLAND, Ore. – June 3, 2014 – Urban Airship, the global leader in Mobile Relationship Management, today announced the appointment of Mike Temple as chief financial officer after successfully leading the organization through strategic planning and forecasting as interim CFO in 2013. Mike will be responsible for leading the company’s financial, accounting and operations organizations.
Mike brings more than 20 years’ experience in executive finance roles from a broad spectrum of business sectors including software, medical devices, traditional manufacturing, and service delivery for public, private, startup and not-for-profit enterprises. Prior to Urban Airship, Mike was the president of PlusPoint, a consulting CFO practice, and prior to PlusPoint he was CEO of Sonivate Medical. He has served in a number of executive finance and operational roles, including CFO/COO of Open Source Development Labs, CFO/executive VP and general manager of Bioject Inc., CFO of the Yoshida Group, CFO of Inovise Medical, and CFO of FamilyCare Health Plans.
“Urban Airship leads the worldwide market for mobile engagement, which industry analysts peg as a $32.4B market by 2018, and I’m thrilled to take a seat at the helm of this tidal wave of mobile innovation,” said Mike Temple, CFO, Urban Airship. “As smartphones and tablets continue to become consumers’ dominant screen across the globe, more and more brands will need to re-engineer their processes and touch points to better serve their best customers.”
“Mike offers a wealth of leadership and operational expertise accumulated from varied industries, that will prove to be tremendous assets as we continue to scale the business for rapid growth,” said Scott Kveton, co-founder and CEO, Urban Airship. “He has already proven his worth in helping to align our long-term goals with our customers’ immediate needs and future requirements.”
About Urban Airship
Urban Airship enables brands to build relationships with their constantly connected customers through Mobile Relationship Management. Its solutions streamline the creation, delivery and management of highly targeted cross-platform mobile push messages, in-app messages, rich app pages, Apple Passbook passes and Google Wallet cards. With billions of messages and tens of thousands of passes delivered each month, Urban Airship’s technology sparks exceptional consumer experiences, drives app engagement and increases customer loyalty and lifetime value for the world’s largest retail, media & entertainment, sports and travel & hospitality brands. For more information, visit www.urbanairship.com and follow us on Twitter @urbanairship.