Kony Names Shirk CMO

Share this article:
Kony Names Shirk as CMO
Kony's David J. Shirk

Kony, a mobile application development platform (MAPD), today named David J. Shirk as its EVP and CMO. The company heralded the move as a crucial step toward its mission of building a world-class enterprise software executive team.

Shirk brings to Kony more than 25 years of technology marketing experience. He was most recently VP and GM of CSC, and previously served as SVP of worldwide marketing for HP Enterprise Business. Shirk has also held marketing posts at Siemens, Oracle, and UGS, where he was CMO. At Kony he will oversee all aspects of global marketing.

“Mobile technologies are fundamentally transforming the way that organizations around the world do business,” Shirk said in a statement. “This is an incredibly powerful and exciting story to tell.”

Along with SAP, IBM, and Adobe, Kony was identified as one of 2013's MAPD leaders by Gartner, which lauded the KonyOne platform for its multichannel capabilities and its ability to deliver complex enterprise apps.

Share this article:
You must be a registered member of Direct Marketing News to post a comment.
close

Next Article in Mobile Marketing

Sign up to our newsletters

Follow us on Twitter @dmnews

Latest Jobs:

More in Mobile Marketing

Can Blackberry's New Device Find a Place in Today's Crowded Mobile Market?

Can Blackberry's New Device Find a Place in ...

Consumers remain enraptured in the latest products from Apple and Samsung. Will shoppers give the new Blackberry Passport the time of day?

7 Ways to Boost Mobile B2B Marketing

7 Ways to Boost Mobile B2B Marketing

B2B customers are just as if not more mobile-oriented at work as they are as consumers.

NFC Gets an Airing, Thanks to Apple

NFC Gets an Airing, Thanks to Apple

The presence of NFC chips in iPhones could expand the technology's scalability for location-based marketing. Launching Apple Pay, however, appears to be its chief purpose.