MFoundry appoints Rob Sabella and Jon Squire to management team
23 July 2007 | 2632 views | 0
mFoundry, an award-winning mobile application platform provider, announced the addition of two experienced financial services professionals to its management team.
Rob Sabella has joined the company as the new mBanking Director, and Jon Squire is mFoundry's new Vice President of Payments.
Rob Sabella brings more than 13 years of business and technical management experience with an emphasis in the financial services industry. At his last position as vice president of the Internet Services Group at Wells Fargo, Sabella provided leadership and oversight for all projects related to the wellsfargo.com Web site. Sabella also held the title of director of project management at Semaphore Partners, a Web consulting firm and was a manager at Accenture, where he led projects for American Express, US Bank and Fireman's Fund.
In his current role at mFoundry, Sabella oversees the mBanking product and is responsible for product development, customer implementation and team management. "Rob's experience in the financial services sector, as well as his strong business background, made him a natural fit for the mBanking director position," said Drew Sievers, mFoundry's CEO and co-founder. "We are thrilled to have him on the mFoundry team. Under Rob's command, I am convinced we will not only further the possibilities of mobile banking, but also discover new ways to reach out to the customer and improve their mBanking experience."
Jon Squire joins mFoundry with more than 15 years of business development and financial services experience. Squire has brokered hundreds of partnerships and deals working for companies such as E*TRADE, mPower (acquired by Morningstar) and Bankers Trust. Most recently, Squire worked as a consultant for a top U.S. bank helping drive its strategy and business development within the mobile payments and wireless initiatives space. Squire has worked extensively in mobile technologies, including NFC.
As vice president of payments for mFoundry, Squire directs partnerships that enhance mFoundry's mobile payments offering. He plays a key role in continuing mFoundry's leadership in mobile financial services. "Jon understands the importance of what we are achieving here at mFoundry, expanding our mobile offerings so they are more suited to the needs of all the major financial institutions," said Sievers. "As the momentum for our Spotlight Financial Platform continues to grow, we are confident Jon's experience and expertise will only enhance our current services, further strengthening our customer and partner relationships."