ANNAPOLIS, MD, Jan 06, 2012 --TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced the hiring of Dr. Keith Bhatia as vice president of business development for its Commercial Software Group. In this role, he will drive channel management and new business growth activities centered on the company's wireless data, location and application technologies, as well as its next-generation commercial offerings.
Dr. Bhatia brings more than 20 years of communications technology business development and leadership experience to TCS, with a strong background in both domestic and international operations. Previously with Neustar, Movius Interactive, ADC and IP Unity, he has led development of new products based upon IP multimedia subsystems in the next-generation media server and applications space, and managed a global partner team and provided oversight for expansions into Latin America, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. He holds a Doctor of Business Administration degree in Telecommunications Technological Forecasting and Substitution.
"With his strong track record for driving profit growth, cultivating new channels, and spearheading international initiatives, Keith is a welcome addition and adds yet another seasoned executive to our ranks," said Jay Whitehurst, senior vice president of TCS' Commercial Software Group. "His keen business acumen and deep international experience will serve the company well as we integrate our wireless solutions and develop next-generation offerings while continuing our expansion into international markets."
About TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS) is a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology. TCS infrastructure forms the foundation for market leading solutions in E9-1-1, text messaging, commercial location and deployable wireless communications. TCS is at the forefront of new mobile cloud computing services providing wireless applications for navigation, hyper-local search, asset tracking, social applications and telematics. Millions of consumers around the world use TCS wireless apps as a fundamental part of their daily lives. Government agencies utilize TCS' cyber security expertise, professional services, and highly secure deployable satellite solutions for mission-critical communications. Headquartered in Annapolis, MD, TCS maintains technical, service and sales offices around the world. To learn more about emerging and innovative wireless technologies, visit www.telecomsys.com.
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