The Telecom Expense Management Industry Association (TEMIA), the authoritative voice for Telecommunications Management and Solutions Providers in related areas, voted for new executive board officers at its meeting in Orlando, Florida.
TEMIA’s Executive Board members provide leadership, oversee policy and set direction. Each year, there are elections for a portion of the board serving a two-year term. Three new board members were selected and one board member was re-elected. Members voted for:
– Jim Price of ICOMM will be returning as President for a third two year term
– Mark Hearn from Network Control as vice president
– Michelle Forney from ISI Telemanagement Solutions as an at-large executive board member
– Dennis Doyel of Mobile Solutions Services as an at-large executive board member.
TEMIA’s Executive Board is critical to driving greater levels of success for the organization, and helping to promote the entire TEM, WEM and EMM industry. They will be working with members as the industry evolves from a focus on telecom to technology. In addition, the executive board works to support the organization’s mission:
– Expanding the size of the TEM WEM, EMM and related markets
– Fostering ongoing performance improvement through open industry standards
– Promoting TEM, WEM, EMM and related areas to customers, carriers, and analysts
– Advocating for TEMIA members working with carriers and clients
Mark Hearn President and CEO of Network Control and TEMIA Vice President said, “The Association collectively manages over $61 Billion in telecom spend, but the industry is evolving from telecom to a broader focus on technology expenses, The collective minds within TEMIA provide compelling data points for organizations to leverage to assure a sound implementation and on-going partnerships with TEM organizations. One of my goals is to further our awareness in our industry, with enterprises, and carriers to assure our concerns are discussed and vetted in the marketplace.”
Dennis Doyel, Chief Operating Officer of Mobile Solutions Services and TEMIA At Large Board member stated, “As a new member of TEMIA, I am honored that the members saw enough value in my background to include me on their Board. I’m excited to get started, and I look forward to assisting TEMIA with growing its membership and furthering its impact on the Telecom Expense Management Industry.”
Michelle Forney, TEM Director for ISI Telemanagement Solutions said, “It is my pleasure to serve on the board promoting high standards of excellence in the telecommunication industry. I look forward to advancing and growing TEMIA’s membership as well as expanding TEMIA’s influence to provide exceptional value to enterprise clients in the telecom industry.”
TEMIA’s ongoing mission is to raise awareness, to improve the quality and value of solutions and to cultivate shared industry knowledge for Telecommunications Management, Telecom Expense Management, TEM, Wireless Expense Management WEM, Mobile Device Management MDM MMS and EMM solutions. TEMIA seeks to do this through the development and promotion of open industry standards, and industry knowledge among solutions providers, business partners, telecom service providers, and enterprise clients. Further, TEMIA members subscribe to a Code of Ethics, which clearly differentiates their level of commitment to their clients.