Yesterday, Blue Calypso announced that it has appointed John Bucher to its Board of Advisors. Mr. Bucher is the former chief strategy officer and senior vice president for Motorola Mobility, Inc. While at Motorola Mobility, Bucher helped develop and execute its global corporate strategy for the mobile device and home businesses. Additionally, he led the company's M&A teams, which planned and executed numerous acquisitions to augment Motorola Mobility's technology and R&D capabilities.
Bucher's career spans three decades, including 14 years as a research analyst working exclusively on the communication technology and services sectors. He spent several years working with wireless carriers that are now part of Verizon Wireless. Prior to Motorola Mobility, John served as a buy-side financial analyst for an investment management company. His coverage responsibilities included the wireless, cable, wireline, optical, and satellite equipment and services sectors.
Bucher also served as a sell-side analyst and Managing Director for BMO Capital Markets, the US equity research arm of the Bank of Montreal. Prior to that, he held several director-level management positions with Bell Atlantic/NYNEX Mobile and PrimeCo Personal Communications. His professional career started with U.S. Marine Corps, having served as an officer for 10 years.
Bill Ogle, Blue Calypso's CEO, commented, "I am thrilled to have the caliber of a leader like John Bucher joining the Blue Calypso Board of Advisors. His extensive experience as a financial analyst, technology strategist and M&A leader will help drive Blue Calypso's growth and development. As we begin the newest chapter in our company's success, the timing is perfect to add John to our team, and we cannot wait to start working with him."
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