Thursday, February 22, 2007

Scanbuy Hires Jim Edson as SVP Business Development

NEW YORK, Feb. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Scanbuy, Inc., ( a global provider of wireless commerce solutions, today announced it has expanded its management team with the addition of Jim Edson as Senior Vice President of Business Development.

A seasoned executive, Jim Edson brings twenty years of global business development experience with a particular focus on mobile solutions that require both mobile handset and mobile carrier collaboration. He will be responsible for relationship-building with mobile handset manufacturers, chipset providers and wireless carriers in his new role.

Prior to joining Scanbuy, Edson was SVP of business development at PacketVideo Corporation, the world's leading provider of embedded multimedia software and applications. At PacketVideo he focused on new applications, developing new markets, and nurturing relationships with global carriers and handset OEMs. Previously, Edson held various sales, marketing and general management positions with several major wireless vendors including Motorola, Qualcomm and Ericsson,

Edson's career includes successful long-term expatriate assignments in Japan, South Asia and Latin America. He was a co-founder and board member of a PCS operator in Chile and a fixed wireless service provider in Brazil.



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