GreenWave appoints executive vice president of technology
Jan 24, 2013 (Datamonitor via COMTEX) --
GreenWave Reality, engaged in the smart home services market, has appointed Leon Hounshell as the executive vice president of technology.
The company has also appointed Udo Eberlein as Chief Revenue Officer. Mr Hounshell will be charted to drive the overall company architecture for the GreenWave Reality smart home software platform and overall solution. Previously as the general manager at Motorola Mobility, Mr Hounshell was brought in to lead Motorola's efforts in the connected home space to deliver multiple products and services into the service provider, utility and retail channels.
Before being acquired by Motorola, Mr Hounshell was co-founder, President and CEO of 4Home, Inc., where he also served as Chairman on its Board of Directors. Prior to 4Home, Mr Hounshell was VP of Engineering and co-founder of PRISMIQ, Inc. where he led the hardware and software engineering teams that developed the world's first Digital Media Adapter (DMA). Earlier, Mr Hounshell was the director of software engineering and senior architect for Polycom's Network Access Products.
Mr Eberlein will serve as the Chief Revenue officer and be responsible for global sales and business development utilizing his experience in the software and software as a service (SaaS) industry. Most recently, Mr Eberlein served as the CEO and Chairman of GridIron Software, Inc. who provided online cloud-based file sharing and tracking solutions.
Prior to that role, Mr Eberlein was CEO of Nero AG, a global leader in multimedia solutions for PC, consumer electronics and mobile markets. Before joining Nero, Mr Eberlein was responsible for key accounts and business development in Asia for a logistics company.
"Both Leon and Udo bring a tremendous amount of relevant experience and leadership skills that will further accelerate our growth at GreenWave Reality," said Greg Memo, CEO, GreenWave Reality. "Leon's industry knowledge and strong architectural vision, paired with Udo's business and sales acumen will allow us to enhance our industry leading smart home solution and better serve our global customers."
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