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Soprano MEMS Named Global Mobile Messaging Awards Finalist

Soprano Design Limited, the leading Australian developer and provider of mobile and wireless messaging solutions, today announced that the SOPRANO Mobile Enterprise Messaging Suite (MEMS) has been selected as a finalist for the 2008 Global Mobile Messaging Awards in the category of Best Messaging Application for Business.

Delivered online as a Service, SOPRANO MEMS provides enterprises and businesses with a single portal to run interactive SMS, MMS & Email mobile marketing campaigns, automate job offers and shift confirmations, provide 2-factor authentication, schedule appointment reminders, and issue mobile vouchers & tickets.

“Soprano is honored to be shortlisted for such a prestigious and industry leading award.” said Dr Richard Favero, CEO of Soprano Design. “It is a testament to Soprano’s proven ability to deliver world leading mobile messaging software that solve real business needs. We are delivering the world’s best interactive mobile messaging solution for SMS, MMS and Email to Australian and International organisations.”

The Global Mobile Messaging Awards run by 160Characters Association and Informa cover the whole range of mobile messaging types from SMS and MMS, to mobile IM, mobile email and voice messaging. Now in its fifth year, they are the most prestigious awards for the mobile messaging industry.

The winners will be announced at the Gala Awards Dinner in Cannes on the 8th May 2008, immediately after the first day of the Global Messaging Congress.

Soprano Design will be attending the Global Messaging Congress on May 8-9th, at the Hotel Palais Stephanie, in Cannes, France. To arrange a private meeting during the conference, please feel free to contact us at

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.