Motion Computing Names New President and COO

Just got this news in from Motion Computing, announcing David Altounian, a founding member of Motion, as their new President and Chief Operating Officer (COO).

 Motion Computing ®, a leader in mobile computing and wireless communications, today announced it has expanded its executive management team to include the role of president and chief operating officer (COO).  David Altounian, a founding member of Motion ®, will assume this new position.

““We are excited that David has decided to again join Motion’s executive team and know that his added leadership will help position us to execute on our business goals,” said Norm Fogelsong, a General Partner at Institutional Venture Partners (IVP)““David’s high level of energy, passion and enthusiasm for Motion make him an ideal fit to help lead the success of the company.”

From 2001 to 2005 Altounian held several leadership roles at Motion.  Prior to joining the Board of Directors, he focused on technology strategy and future products as chief technology officer, and before that oversaw both marketing and engineering functions.  As COO, he will assume responsibility for many of Motion’s day-to-day activities, including strengthening critical relationships with key technology and development partners. 

““I am thrilled to be working with the Motion team again and look forward to getting started on helping to drive aggressive revenue growth,” said Altounian.  ““I believe this is a tremendous opportunity and I am confident Motion is well positioned for future success.”

Scott Eckert will continue in his role as Motion’s chief executive officer, focusing on relationships with major customers in the U.S. and international markets, key strategic partners, media, analysts, and the financial community. 

““David was instrumental in Motion’s early success, and ultimately in helping the company achieve the leadership position in our category” said Eckert.  ““I look forward to working with him going forward as we continue on this next important stage of growth for Motion.”

Motion’s industry-leading tablet PCs, the LE1700, F5 and C5 mobile clinical assistant (MCA), reduce the number of devices mobile professionals must manage, minimize data collection errors and ensure that users can communicate with host systems and each other, no matter where work takes them.  Mobile professionals across industries, including healthcare, government, and field sales and service are reporting rapid return on investment, improved productivity, reduced costs and enhanced customer service.