FoneStarz Hires Voda Content Chief

Mobile content company FoneStarz Media
has bolstered its operator business with the appointment of former
Vodafone Australia Head of Content Keith OBrien to the position of
Senior Vice President/General Manager Operator/On-Portal.
OBrien arrives fresh from Vodafone, where he was the driving force
behind the companys successful content business, firstly as Head of
Music at Vodafone UK and then in his last post as Head of Content at
Vodafone Australia. He has been tasked with enhancing the companys
growing global operator business by developing its 42 current channels
and leveraging its content portfolio to expand the companys extensive
global network.
For the last five years in my position at Vodafone I have been a
customer of FoneStarz and I have seen the companys profile and
recognition as a market leader prosper says OBrien. Im delighted to
join the company at a very exciting time and I look forward to building
on its past successes and extending its customer network in both new
and existing international markets.
FoneStarz Chief Commercial Officer, Grant Smuts says OBrien brings
substantial depth and breadth of experience to the operator side of the
companys business.
He has been instrumental in building and managing successful operator
portals and his vast experience will enhance our ability to drive our
core business forward says Smuts.
FoneStarzs Operator/On-Portal business line sits alongside its Brand
Enablement and newly formed D2C divisions, the latter of which saw the
recent launch of kazzip and Mobilicit.