Voltari Welcomes Veteran Media Sales Executives Michael Steele and Jeff Fox

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NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Voltari, a division of Motricity (Nasdaq:MOTR) and the leader in predictive analytical solutions for targeting mobile consumers, today announced the appointments of veteran media sales executives Michael Steele, of Steele Media, and Jeff Fox, formerly with Fiksu.

Michael Steele joins Voltari as Regional Sales Director, Dallas – Michael recently served as Digital Ad Sales Director of Steele Media, a digital media sales group focused on mobile and behavioral targeting ad networks. He was Digital Ad Sales Manager of ForbesTraveler.com, a luxury travel online property of Forbes, and Digital Account Executive at CBS Interactive, where he was responsible for selling national online advertising and sponsorships for CBS News, CBS Sports, Entertainment Tonight and LastFM.com. Michael also has held senior sales positions at Penton Media, McGraw-Hill and Time Warner, Inc. He earned a B.A. in journalism and advertising from the University of Arkansas – Fayetteville.

Jeff Fox joins Voltari as Regional Sales Director, Boston – Jeff was formerly an Account Manager at Fiksu, a mobile applications marketing platform, and has held senior-level media sales positions at EH Publishing, KnowledgeStorm, TechTarget and BitPipe. Jeff holds a B.A. in economics and history from Merrimack College and an M.A. in economics and history from Marquette University.

"Michael Steele and Jeff Fox bring an outstanding combination of digital and mobile media sales experience to the Voltari team. I'm extremely confident in the value they will deliver our customers, and I believe this will have a significant impact on our growth in 2013," said Rich Stalzer, Chief Executive Officer of Motricity.

About Motricity

Motricity (Nasdaq:MOTR) empowers mobile operators, brands and advertising agencies to maximize the reach and economic potential of the mobile ecosystem through the delivery of relevance-driven merchandising, marketing and advertising solutions. Motricity's unique combination of technology, expertise and go-to-market approach deliver definitive return-on-investment for our mobile operator, brand and advertising agency customers. For more information, visit www.motricity.com

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About Voltari

Voltari empowers brands and advertising agencies to maximize the reach and economic potential of the mobile ecosystem through the delivery of relevance-driven marketing and advertising solutions. Leveraging advanced predictive analytics capabilities, Voltari delivers the right content to the right person at the right time. Voltari is a division of Motricity (Nasdaq:MOTR). For more information, visit www.voltari.com.

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