ATLANTA – November 14, 2012 – AirWatch®, the global leader and innovator in Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM), announced today that the Association of Telecommunications Professionals (ATP) named John Marshall, CEO of AirWatch, as the 2012 ATP of the Year. AirWatch was also recognized as a technology service provider finalist.
“The 2012 ATP Awards Gala was a huge success and just a great time,” said Gary Humphrey, Senior Account Executive at Prosys, Director of Sponsorships at ATP and Chair of the 2012 ATP Awards Gala. “This year, we recognized and celebrated under the theme of ‘Transformation’. Each of our winners, especially, John Marshall, CEO and founder of Airwatch, exemplify transformation as leaders and with their innovative contributions to Georgia’s communications and technology industry.”
ATP is a non-profit organization that provides business development and promotes thought leadership, innovation and excellence within the communications technology industry. The annual ATP Awards Gala recognizes individuals and organizations for their contributions to the industry and community.
“This important recognition is a reflection of the hard work and dedication from the entire AirWatch team over the past nine years,” said John Marshall, founder and CEO, AirWatch. “We’re honored that ATP acknowledged AirWatch for simplifying enterprise mobility. Our success is a testament to the talent we’ve recruited and cultivated, which is how we’ve been able to maintain our focus while growing so rapidly.”
Marshall founded AirWatch in 2003, serves as CEO and drives the company’s strategy and operations. Through his leadership, AirWatch has grown to more than 4,500 customers and 850 employees in 47 countries, making it the largest mobile device management provider in the world. Prior to AirWatch, Marshall held senior leadership positions at Celarix and Manhattan Associates.
A full list of ATP award winners will be published at www.atpconnect.org.
AirWatch by VMware is the leader in enterprise mobility management, with more than 16,000 global customers. The AirWatch platform includes industry-leading mobile device, email, application, content and browser management solutions. Organizations can implement these solutions across device types and use cases, including complete EMM for corporate and line of business deployments, and containerized solutions for bring your own device (BYOD) programs. Acquired by VMware in February 2014, AirWatch is based in Atlanta and can be found online at www.air-watch.com. VMware is headquartered in Silicon Valley and can be found online at www.vmware.com.
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