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Kony provides an integrated, cloud-based platform that empowers enterprises to define, design, build, test, deploy, & manage multi-channel app experiences.
Kony is the fastest growing cloud-based mobile application development platform (MADP) in the industry with over 600 live multi-channel apps, serving over 20 million end users across 45 countries. The Kony Experience Platform is an integrated software development lifecycle (SDLC) platform to define, design, develop, test, deploy, and manage multi-channel applications from a single code base. With Kony, you can deliver stunning user-first experiences, get to market faster, and lower your application TCO. Kony also offers a suite of ready-to-run B2E and B2C apps that enable customers to quickly extend their business.
For the past four years Kony was named a “Leader” in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms (MADP).
The multi-channel approach
The idea of one computer and one phone per person is outdated. Whether your users are employees or consumers, chances are they have several devices including desktops, laptops, smartphones and tablets. They expect their apps to work on any device, instantly, with a consistent user experience. This expectation is driving the need for multi-channel application development strategies. The multi-channel approach is to build the same app for any device using a single code base.
Kony's multi-channel advantage
Kony’s approach empowers enterprises to take control of their digital strategy by delivering consistent app experiences across the multitude of devices available today and in the future. You can build an app once and provide device-optimized experiences to every channel – smartphones, desktop, tablets, and more – with the click of a button. The Kony application development platform does the rest.
Kony Development Cloud allows you to combine and orchestrate data from multiple sources – web services, legacy systems and websites – to drive new application experiences that were previously impossible. You can build feature-rich, multi-channel apps that run in native, hybrid and web-based deployment modes. All of this can be done from a single code base without compromising the user experience.
Tom Hogan - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Thomas E. Hogan has been at the forefront of innovation in the enterprise software market for more than three decades. Before joining Kony, Tom served as executive vice president of Software at HP, with responsibility for all software functions, including sales, marketing, engineering, product development, operations and technical support. Prior to joining HP, Tom served as the president and chief executive officer of Vignette, a publicly held software company specializing in enterprise content management. He also held key leadership roles at Siebel Software, where he helped quadrupled total revenues as senior vice president of global sales and operations, and IBM, where he started his career and held a variety of executive posts.
Tom holds a master’s degree in management from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management, graduating with distinction with concentrations in finance, international business and organizational behavior. He also holds a bachelor of science in biomedical engineering from the University of Illinois.
Todd Riesterer - Chief Human Resources Officer
Todd brings to Kony his extensive experience with global high-tech companies during periods of major hyper-growth, including scaling a business from $15 million to $500 million. Most recently, Todd served as Senior Vice President of HR at InsideSales.com where he was instrumental in doubling the employee base to support the company’s fast growth, while also driving new HR innovation to deliver maximum strategic business impact.
Prior to leading HR for InsideSales.com, Todd drove international human resource growth strategies for VMware’s Global Customer and Business Operations organizations, which included more than 9,000 employees.
Todd also previously led successful global HR programs at McAfee, Business Objects and Cadence Design Systems.
Cem Tanyel - Executive Vice President of Global Services
Cem Tanyel is responsible for all Kony services business globally. His mission is to provide world class services and delivery to Kony customers by driving the growth, transformation, integration and expansion of Kony’s services organization and offerings across the globe.
Tanyel’s expertise is in the areas of digital technologies, mobile platforms, enterprise software, global delivery, large scale/mission-critical/ high performance systems for healthcare organizations, financial services, public sector, telecommunication and travel around the world.
Prior to Kony, Tanyel led the consulting and multi-service delivery for TriZetto Corporation, a Cognizant subsidiary. Prior to TriZetto, Tanyel was the VP and GM for the Healthcare and Life Sciences Software and Solutions business for CSC with 4000 customers and in excess of $500M of revenues around the world. Mr. Tanyel also had senior leadership roles at McKesson, Unisys, and Informix Software (now part of IBM).
Mr. Tanyel has an M. Sc. in Computer Science from University of Maryland, an M.B.A. from San Jose State University in California and a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey.
Bill Bodin - Chief Technology Officer
Bill Bodin is Kony’s Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Bodin is responsible for fortifying Kony’s innovation leadership in the enterprise mobility market, and shaping Kony’s technology vision. He chairs the company’s architect council, leads the technology evangelism efforts and also works with Kony’s growing base of global enterprise customers to achieve business outcomes through mobile innovation.
Bodin brings more than 30 years of technology industry experience to Kony. Most recently, he served as chief technology officer for IBM’s Mobile Computing CIO group. He was both a Distinguished Engineer and a recognized Master Inventor at IBM, and holds numerous patents in domains including Mobile Computing, Operating Systems, Media, Telematics, Consumer Electronics and Healthcare.
Prior to joining Kony, Bodin founded IBM’s Pervasive Computing Lab which was the center for mobile innovation. Bodin is also the creator and thought leader for IBM Catalyst, the mobile development accelerator framework (CIO100 2015 award winner) and IBM’s first mobile app store, Whirlwind (CIO100 2011 award winner). He also represented the CIO organization in the Center for Innovation Leadership (CIL), championing innovation and invention in the IBM Corporation.
Bodin holds a Graduate Degree in Software Engineering from Carnegie Mellon & Florida Atlantic University and a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from the University of Georgia.
Wayne McCulloch - Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer
Wayne joins Kony from Salesforce.com where he served as the Senior Vice President of Salesforce University. Wayne built the global team responsible for building, selling, deploying and supporting enablement programs and strategies for Salesforce.com worldwide.
During his successful customer centric career, Wayne has served in a variety of leadership positions across worldwide organizations within the high tech industry including HP, Lombardi (IBM), and Vignette (OpenText) and has received several industry awards for innovation and thought leadership.
Wayne holds a Bachelor of Information Technology from Swinburne University (Melbourne, Australia).
Xina Seaton - Co-Executive Director of Mobilizing Causes
Xina carries dual senior leadership roles for Kony. She, along with Usha Iyer, lead our global Mobilizing Causes initiative, a core part of our culture encompassing a multitude of philanthropic activities. Giving is a cornerstone value at Kony, and we take great effort to thoughtfully serve our neighboring communities and people. Xina also serves as our Vice President of Customer Success.
Usha Iyer - Co-Executive Director of Mobilizing Causes
Usha carries dual senior leadership roles for Kony. She, along with Xina Seaton, lead our global Mobilizing Causes initiative, a core part of our culture encompassing a multitude of philanthropic activities. Giving is a cornerstone value at Kony, and we take great effort to thoughtfully serve our neighboring communities and people. Usha also serves as our Vice President of Products.
Kevin Strickler- Digital Marketing
I’m a digital marketing specialist for Kony and I love my job! As a digital marketing specialist I manage our SEM and SEO projects as well as coordinate and run all of our webinars. Being a student of life, I’ve always enjoyed learning new strategies and tactics. Working at Kony has allowed me to continue my passion for knowledge and the people that I work with encourage me to do so. Not only do my co-workers care about me, but they also care about my career. It’s a great work environment.
Geetha Dinesh – Senior Business Analyst, Delivery
I have been with Kony for 15 months and have experienced the warmth twofold my tenure. Kony has a culture of empathizing with all Mobilizers. Be it the warmth of smile from Security personnel at Reception, response from HR and Admin, support from Managers and Leadership Team, Collaboration with Colleagues, Opportunities to explore interests beyond regular chores, transparency in top-bottom communication... list goes on.
With a blend of resources from College Grads to Veterans over 3 decades, Kony is a place to learn and grow, promised with fun and wisdom. In recent past, with the new mantra called 'Full Throttle', Kony is connecting all dots to make it an 'Enriched' workplace. I carry Pride being a “Konyian”!
Prasanthi Bonam - Product Developer, Cloud
Kony is a great place for startup career. Management is encouraging and supportive in taking up challenging tasks. It provides a good learning environment which helps to improve our conceptual skills with practical insights required to grow as a highly qualified professional/full stack developer.
Nutan Karamcheti - Product Test Manager, Cloud
Kony has attracted best top leadership talent who are now set to transform Kony product into a world class one.
The amount of power entrusted to Mobilizers is huge. You are empowered to go explore and find data, build things and choose the course of action you think will have the most impact. Apart from this -Competitive salaries, great benefits, company sponsored events that challenge the multi nationals.
Plus, the culture is something that makes your day worth being in the office -" the atmosphere where everybody understands we are in the same ship and we need to sail it together."
Additionally, we get to work on new technology, skills and products in the highly dynamic mobile space.
I have been working at Kony full-time (More than 3 years)
Established industry leadership already
High product R&D investments
Focus on innovation
High growth with interesting customer scenarios to help solve
Very dynamic environment, so priorities do shift some. I like that, but others may like a more traditional waterfall stable process.
Advice to Management
Keep up the great work. Keep investing in R&D to maintain industry leadership and innovation.
I applied online. I interviewed at Kony (Austin, TX) in April 2017.
I initially received an HR interview, followed by 2 technical reviews and 2 managerial reviews. All interviews were professional and best of all, courteous. They were scheduled by an assistant, I was notified in advance with information about the interviewer.