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Soprano is a Mobile Messaging Awards Finalist

160 Characters has announced the enterprise messaging company Soprano Design has been selected as a 2011 Mobile Messaging Awards finalist in the category of best Messaging Platform or Infrastructure for their solution AT&T Global Smart Messaging Suite powered by Soprano.

Soprano accelerates the revenue of mobile network operators from enterprise and government customers using applications that connect to core network assets. The SOPRANO Mobile Enterprise Messaging Suite (MEMS) solution comprises a suite of ready to go, web based software and applications that streamline business communication processes using SMS, MMS, Email, Voice messaging and Location technology.

AT&T Global Smart Messaging Suite powered by Soprano (AT&T GSMS) is a powerful, cloud-based messaging platform designed to enhance business communications. Developed leveraging Soprano’s 17 years of experience, it enables AT&T to harness the unique capability and power of their mobile networks to increase the productivity of their enterprise and government customers. The solution was launched in July 2010 and is provided to AT&T Business, Enterprise and Government customers globally.

“Soprano’s vision is to be the world’s leading, most inspiring and innovative supplier of mobile application software for mobile network operators to sell to enterprise and government customers,” says Mohamed Odah, Vice President of Americas. “Being named as a finalist at the 2011 Mobile Messaging Awards is further recognition of Soprano’s continued international success and a much deserved accolade for AT&T Global Smart Messaging Suite, which has received an overwhelmingly positive response in the North American market.”

Soprano continues to provide value added messaging solutions to both MNOs and their enterprise and government customers. With deployments spanning four continents Soprano continue to lead innovation with a growing suite of ready-built vertical applications that utilise the power of mobile network messaging to increase enterprise and government productivity.

About Matt Thompson

Matt joined Soprano in 2013 to create and lead Soprano’s global product management and marketing efforts across all regions, including Asia, Australia, Europe, LATAM and the US. He helps shape and execute Soprano’s product strategy both globally and with individual regions and MNO partners. He oversees Soprano’s carrier revenue acceleration model, which includes direct involvement in new product launch activities, carrier-branded industry websites, B2B digital marketing campaigns, and ongoing product marketing.

Matt brings more than 10 years of diverse leadership experience in the mobile messaging industry, with significant global product management success launching products for US mobile operators. His domain expertise in the wireless industry spans the enterprise mobile messaging landscape to include network-based wireless messaging and voice services as well as global wireless M2M (machine-to-machine) and the Internet of Things.

Prior joining Soprano he spent 8 years in B2B product management and product marketing with AT&T, Clearwire, and Nuance Communications. Matt has also founded and run two successful small businesses, and he holds an MBA from the Terry College of Business, University of Georgia and a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Colorado. He lives and works in Seattle, Washington.