Carrier IQ Appoints Former Verizon Lead Privacy Counsel Magnolia Mobley
CTIA WIRELESS – NEW ORLEANS, LA – MAY 8, 2012
as Chief Privacy Officer and General Counsel
–Carrier IQ today announced the appointment of Magnolia Mansourkia Mobley to the role of General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer. Formerly of Verizon, Ms. Mansourkia Mobley held the role of Vice President and Assistant General Counsel-Privacy wherein she was responsible for privacy compliance across Verizon’s business units, and for driving a culture of privacy across the organization. At Carrier IQ, Ms. Mansourkia Mobley will be charged with accelerating and broadening the company’s focus on consumer privacy.
During Ms. Mansourkia Mobley’s 12-year tenure at Verizon and its predecessor companies, her consumer privacy leadership was instrumental in helping secure a coveted place among the top 20 companies in the "Most Trusted Companies for Privacy" - as ranked by an independent TRUSTe/Ponemon Institute survey. Ms. Mansourkia Mobley has a proven track record in privacy, including development of comprehensive privacy compliance programs, consumer privacy policies and best practices, and representing her clients before state and federal regulators on privacy, security and other Internet policy matters.
Additionally, Ms. Mansourkia Mobley is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), a frequent speaker on privacy matters and has won numerous awards, including the Executive Women’s Forum “One to Watch” Award, MCI’s Law and Public Policy Pillar of Strength Award, and MCI’s Strategic Pillar Award for Achieving IP Leadership.
“We are thrilled to have Ms. Mansourkia Mobley join our team as General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer. She has the perfect blend of privacy leadership, specific market knowledge and relationships, and legal acumen. This will enable us to further grow and complement our expanding customer objectives,” said Larry Lenhart, CEO of Carrier IQ.
“With deep expertise and unmatched technical capabilities, Carrier IQ is a proven leader in providing Mobile Intelligence to mobile operators and device manufacturers,” said Ms. Mansourkia Mobley. “I am excited to be joining this innovative organization and its experienced, committed team. I look forward to the opportunity to drive further growth and bolster the company’s long-term strategy through a culture of privacy and consumer empowerment.”
About Carrier IQ
Carrier IQ was founded in 2005 to improve the quality and reliability of mobile networks and handsets by delivering detailed diagnostics and analytics on customer experience. Deployed on more than 150M devices, today Carrier IQ is the leading provider of Mobile Intelligence solutions that use mobile devices to deliver insight into the mobile experience for Network Operators and Device Manufacturers.
Carrier IQ takes consumer privacy seriously. Anonymization and consumer choice are important and included capabilities of Carrier IQ systems. Services are delivered to network operators through an encrypted environment. Carrier IQ acts as a service provider to network operators and device manufacturers, and makes no independent use of data from Carrier IQ enabled mobile devices.
Headquartered in Mountain View, California, Carrier IQ is a privately held, venture-backed company with offices in the U.S., U.K., Korea and Malaysia.
For more information, please visit www.carrieriq.com