Digby, a leader in mobile commerce and in-store mobile engagement for top retail brands, has appointed Keno Helmi as Chief Sales Officer with responsibility for worldwide field operations as mobile commerce and in store mobile services begin to gain traction amongst top line retailers.
Helmi, has more than 16 years of high-tech sales experience and has held senior leadership roles at companies including Clarify, Amdocs, and Opsware. Most recently, Helmi ran the Global Accounts Organization at HP Software with a revenue responsibility of $500 million and managed a team of some 120 sales professionals.
“As the rapid growth of mobile commerce and in-store mobile engagement continues to expand for retailers on a global basis, Digby is poised to help retailers take a strategic approach to mobile to drive sales, enhance customer loyalty and deliver deep in-store analytics around consumer buying behavior,” says Dave Sikora, president and CEO of Digby. “With Keno’s deep understanding and experience in driving strategic global enterprise partnerships, we are very excited to have him be a part of our executive team and help us continue to drive our industry leadership.”
Through Helmi’s appointment to the executive team, Digby’s recent funding announcement and partnership announcements with AT&T and PayPal, as well us retailer announcements with Republic and Brooks Brothers, the company is positioning itself to help retailers take full advantage of smartphone adoption, mobile commerce and in-store mobile engagement trends.