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Soprano Parking Wins The Consensus Software Award

SOPRANO Parking unleashes the payment capabilities of mobile phones and removes the need for fiddly coin searches.

SOPRANO Parking can support single-bay, multi-bay, pay-and-display and even installations without any physical parking meter or marked spots (virtual parking meter).

SOPRANO Parking offers additional services to drivers: drivers can be alerted about approaching expiry and drivers can enquiry about the location of their car. These extra services may or may not be chargeable.

“Soprano’s vision is to innovate mobile technology with applications that enhance people’s experiences with information and transactional management to location based services and provide real value to the mobile consumer.” Soprano Managing Director, Dr Richard Favero said.

“Soprano maintains an approach of providing appropriate mobile solutions and products within the confines of the capabilities of today’s mobile phones. Mobile services available today are only scratching the surface of what can be done even on today’s mobile phone.” Soprano Business Manager, Mr Arjumand Choudhry said.

“Outside Australia, Soprano has opened offices in Japan and Europe and intends to continue to take capabilities and successes demonstrated in the local market into its growth markets.” Mr Choudhry said.

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.