UBL Interactive Expands Leadership Team With Appointment of Jeff Whitehead as Chief Technology Officer
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UBL Interactive, Inc. (OTCBB/QB: UBLI) ("UBL"), The Local Leader with Global Reach™, today announced the appointment of Jeffrey Whitehead as the Company's new Chief Technology Officer. Reporting directly to Doyal Bryant, CEO of UBL, and based in the Company's technology office in Charleston, South Carolina, Whitehead will be responsible for UBL's global technology vision, engineering and quality assurance operations, as well as implementation of strategic initiatives designed to enhance and expand UBL's portfolio of solution offerings. Since 2013, he has served as a member of UBL's Advisory Board.
"Jeff brings UBL an impressive blend of entrepreneurial and technology-driven innovation for companies focused on international expansion and growth," stated Bryant. "As a member of our Advisory Board, we've come to rely on his unique perspective on the critical forces shaping the Internet industry and the many undiscovered or overlooked technological opportunities for UBL to extend its technological leadership in the Local Search arena. We are very pleased to have Jeff joining our senior management team and are confident that his contributions to UBL's future success will be both pronounced and measurable."
Whitehead has earned worldwide recognition as a noted expert in the design and development of next generation Internet business systems. He has more than 20 years experience in designing complex systems, starting new ventures and serving in senior leadership technology roles to efficiently take products to market for his own companies, as well as in a consulting capacity to several others. Whitehead's many professional accomplishments include designing, developing and deploying some of the first, transactional business systems on the Internet; crowd-sourcing consumer applications through social media sites; developing document-based transaction and workflow solutions with international reach; and developing massive scale, real-time data analysis systems for government and private sector ventures.
Prior to receiving an MBA in Business Information and Computing Systems from San Francisco State University, Whitehead graduated from the University of Pennsylvania where he earned Bachelor of Science degrees in Fine Art, Chemistry and Military Science. He currently holds three patent awards for video compression and high speed correlation; and is a proud veteran of the U.S. Army, where he served as an officer in a combat tank unit and led the implementation of creative computing solutions for large scale troop movement.
About UBL Interactive and Universal Business Listing
Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina and having served over 200,000 businesses across North America, the United Kingdom and Australia, UBL Interactive is the owner and operator of the Universal Business Listing (UBL) service. Through UBL, the Company provides business identity management tools for businesses large and small, as well as SEO providers, advertising agencies and interactive marketers to help their customers distribute their business details as a trusted source across search engines, online Yellow Pages directories, 411 directory assistance, social networks and mobile devices. The Company also offers reputation monitoring tools and a variety of premium Local SEO optimization services. For more information on the Company and its Universal Business Listing solutions, please visit our web sites at www.ublinteractive.com or www.ubl.org.
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