San Mateo, Calif. and London– December 10, 2007– Glu Mobile Inc. (Nasdaq: GLUU), a leading global publisher of mobile games, today announced that it has appointed Frank Keeling managing director of EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). Keeling joins the company with over 15 years as a senior executive for global internet, mobile content and digital entertainment firms. He recently served as CEO of In-Fusio, a European-based mobile games service provider; VP of EMEA for RealNetworks, where he headed up the music, games and video divisions in EMEA; and COO of Vodafone Global Content Services, where he was a key member of the corporate team that developed and rolled out the mobile content and delivery platform to support the launch of Vodafone live!– Vodafone’s major 3G consumer service offering.
“Frank’s successful pedigree represents a triangulated match of business expertise that Glu sought for this position,” said Jill Braff, senior vice president of global publishing, Glu Mobile.“, Hiring a leader like Frank, who has direct expertise working with carriers throughout the region on mobile content initiatives, will help Glu maximize its position in the region.
In addition to his experience at In-Fusio, RealNetworks and Vodafone, Keeling has also spent time as a consultant for Opiah Systems, where he provided guidance in the development of a Java based transaction solution for mobile game vendors; served as COO of Freeserve, the UK’s leading ISP; was senior vice president of business affairs and portal strategy for AOL Europe; and held the position of vice president of sales in EMEA for Gemstar TV Guide International.
“Having been involved in the mobile games business since its European infancy, I have seen it evolve and consolidate and am enthusiastic about the market potential.” said Frank Keeling.“Having the opportunity to join a proven winner in Glu and guide its success in the European markets is an exciting next step for me.”
Keeling will be based in Glu’s London offices, reporting to Jill Braff. For more information, visit www.glu.com.
About Glu Mobile
Glu (NASDAQ: GLUU) is a leading global publisher of mobile games. Its portfolio of top-rated games includes original titles Super K.O. Boxing!, Stranded and Brain Genius, and titles based on major brands from partners including Atari, Activision, Konami, Harrah's, Hasbro, Warner Bros., Microsoft, PlayFirst, PopCap Games, SEGA and Sony. Founded in 2001, Glu is based San Mateo, California and has offices in London, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Hong Kong, Beijing, Chile and Sao Paulo. Consumers can find high-quality, fresh entertainment created exclusively for their mobile phones wherever they see the 'g' character logo or at www.glu.com.
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