SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Mobiplex Inc. announced that Robert W. Scannell, general partner of privately held Tradewinds Investment Management LP, was appointed to the company's board of directors, increasing the board's size to four members.
Scannell is the founder and a General Partner of Tradewinds Investment Management, an investment firm focused on emerging market, value and distressed investments. Prior to founding Tradewinds, Scannell spent nine years in institutional fixed-income sales at Merrill Lynch. Scannell holds a BA and MBA from Penn State University, a Juris Doctorate from Concord Law School, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
"Bob Scannell brings a wealth of experience in business strategy, finance and legal matters that will be invaluable to Mobiplex as we transition to our next level of growth. Having successfully established a leading market presence in the industry, we are excited about scaling the company to new heights, and we look forward to Bob's continued advice and counsel in helping us get there," said Vijay Nadkarni, chief executive officer of Mobiplex. "As our largest and one of the most enthusiastic investors in Mobiplex, we are delighted that he is joining Mobiplex's board of directors."
"I am honored to join the Mobiplex board so that I can work more closely with this exceptional team," said Scannell. "Mobiplex has the potential to completely revolutionize the sports performance training and coaching industry with its innovative technologies, products and services - in development and available later this year."
In addition to Scannell, Mobiplex Inc.'s board of directors consists of Vijay Nadkarni, Founder and CEO, Mobiplex Inc.; Umang Salgia, Co-founder and VP of Research & Development, Mobiplex Inc.; and Sandeep Sherlekar MD, Founder and owner of American Spine.
About Mobiplex Inc.
Founded in 2010 in Silicon Valley, Mobiplex® is a revolutionary venture specializing in mobile sports performance technology for athlete's and coaches. Its products are based on miniature Bluetooth-enabled motion sensors and mobile device apps to help athletes improve their skill levels for better enjoyment of the game. Leveraging sophisticated technology in biomechanics, pattern recognition and motion sensing, the company has developed its patent-pending ProView™ Motion Analysis™ engine that can accurately capture, analyze and digitally reproduce a sports motion in three dimensions. The company's first product, SwingTIP®, delivers real-time, visual golf swing analysis and auto-video capture via a Bluetooth app-cessory and a personal MySwingTIP.com web page. For more information, please visit http://www.mobiplex.com or http://www.swingtip.com