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Soprano Design named merit recipient for the 2014 iAwards New Product category


SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – July 11, 2014 – Soprano is proud to announce being named as a Merit Recipient in the New Product category for the New South Wales, Australia region. The iAwards honour companies at the cutting edge of technology innovation and recognise the achievements of home-grown Australian innovators.

This outstanding recognition for Soprano acknowledges the innovation, uniqueness and market opportunity for Soprano’s recently unveiled mobile messaging application called Soprano Global Advanced Mobile Messaging Application (SOPRANO GAMMA).

SOPRANO GAMMA is a groundbreaking new mobile messaging application for iOS and Android devices that offers a secure, enterprise-grade mobile messaging environment and integrates a sophisticated feature-rich IP based experience with traditional SMS messaging into one seamless user experience to deliver powerful new enterprise messaging capabilities.

SOPRANO GAMMA features include full conversation encryption, A2P and P2P messaging, rich multimedia conversations, advanced acknowledgement, centralised administration and full auditability.

Next, Soprano will move on to present the SOPRANO GAMMA product at the national iAwards competition held in August, and will compete for the prestigious national iAward.



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.