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Argyle Data Appoints Former CEO of AT&T Wireless Mobility Services Mohan Gyani to Board of Directors
San Mateo, CALIF. (June 8, 2016) – Argyle Data, the leader in big data/machine learning analytics for mobile providers, today announced that Mohan Gyani, former president and CEO of AT&T Wireless Mobility Services and one of the wireless industry’s foremost experts, has joined its Board of Directors.
“Mohan’s years of global expertise across the telecom and wireless industries and an exceptionally successful track record serving on public and private company boards adds a unique perspective to our Board of Directors,” said Rami Elkhatib, General Partner at Acero Capital and Argyle Data investor. “Facing intense pressure to preserve margin and retain customers, mobile operators have turned to Argyle Data to help them reduce revenue fraud losses that cost the global industry some $38 billion a year. Mohan’s knowledge will be invaluable in helping Argyle Data expand on our momentum to date and bring new offerings to the market.”
Argyle Data’s native Hadoop application suite uses the latest machine learning technologies against a unique, comprehensive data lake to give communications service providers a 360-degree view of user activities.
“I see enormous potential for businesses who are able to anticipate the impact of technology and market shifts and adapt to deliver solutions that meet fundamental changes,” said Mohan Gyani. “Argyle Data is trail-blazing a new generation of Hadoop-based machine learning applications that for the first time are meeting the needs of mobile communications providers for usable big data analytics to solve business challenges. I look forward to working with the board and management team to make this vision a reality.”
“Argyle Data will benefit greatly from Mohan’s unique insights into the mobile carrier business and extensive industry relationships,” said Vikash Varma, President and CEO at Argyle Data. “We are very pleased to welcome him on board.”
Mr. Gyani is a private investor and advisor at Primera Capital. His career includes serving as the President and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Wireless Mobility Services from 2000 to 2003, and as a senior advisor to AT&T Wireless through December 2004. From 1995 through 1999, he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of AirTouch Communications and, following the company’s acquisition by Vodafone, as an executive director and head of strategy and M&A of Vodafone AirTouch until July 1999. Prior to AirTouch, Mr. Gyani spent 15 years with Pacific Telesis Group, Inc. Mr. Gyani currently serves as Vice Chairman of telco services company Mobileum, Inc. and is a member of the board of companies including Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc., Digital Turbine, IDEA Cellular, and MUFG Union Bank, N.A. He has previously held board positions at Ruckus Wireless, Inc., Mobile Telesystems, Jasper Technologies, Keynote Systems, Inc., and retail giant Safeway, Inc.
About Argyle Data
Argyle Data is used by the world’s leading mobile operators to detect fraud, profit, and SLA threats that cost the industry $38 billion per year. Argyle Data’s industry-leading native Hadoop application suite uses the latest machine learning technologies against a unique, comprehensive data lake to give communications service providers a 360-degree view of user activities, allowing them to detect in real time the previously undiscoverable revenue threats and attack patterns being waged against their networks. To learn more please visit:
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