Openwave Appoints Eileen Nelson as Senior Vice President of Human Resources
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Apr 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Openwave Systems Inc. /quotes/comstock/15*!opwv/quotes/nls/opwv (OPWV 2.39, -0.03, -1.33%) , a global software innovator delivering context-aware mediation and messaging solutions, today announced the appointment of Eileen Nelson as senior vice president, human resources, effective April 1. She brings more than 28 years of experience in all aspects of HR including staffing, training, global cultural development, and leadership best-practices. Nelson will report directly to Openwave's CEO, Ken Denman.
"Eileen is a proven leader with a successful track record of leading highly successful, strategic HR initiatives at preeminent Silicon Valley companies, including eBay and 3Com," said Denman. "We're delighted to have Eileen join our executive team and look forward to her guidance in ensuring we are recruiting and retaining highly qualified employees as we position the company for growth."
"I'm very pleased to join Openwave's management team to help support the company's strategic initiatives," said Nelson. "Openwave is uniquely positioned to capitalize on the dynamic shifts happening in the mobile industry. It is an exciting time to be in this industry and I look forward to guiding Openwave's recruitment and retention efforts, as well as driving organizational effectiveness."
Most recently Nelson was senior vice president of human resources for 3Com where she led a global HR team. Prior to 3Com, Nelson was vice president of human resources for Tropos Networks, a market leader in intelligent IP broadband mesh networks. Previously, she was senior vice president of HR for eBay, and before that spent 13 years at 3Com as senior vice president of corporate services, leading a team of over 200 professionals worldwide. Earlier in her career, she held increasingly senior HR positions for several leading technology companies including Tandon/Western Digital Corporation and Davong Systems.
Openwave Systems Inc. /quotes/comstock/15*!opwv/quotes/nls/opwv (OPWV 2.39, -0.03, -1.33%) is a global software innovator delivering context-aware mediation and messaging solutions that enable communication service providers and the broader ecosystem to create and deliver smarter services.
Building on its mobile data heritage, Openwave mobilizes the Internet with predictive solutions fueled by real-time analytics that mediate among all different ecosystem elements, permitting the enhancement of every mode of IP traffic. The result can provide customers with a 360-degree view of their network, devices and services, and enables them to proactively optimize network resources, quickly launch smart mobile services, and provide a contextually relevant user experience.