Singapore-based mobile applications company, U2opia Mobile, has brought on board TS Ramakrishnan as a technology advisor. With more than two decades of experience in technology architecture, T.S. has previously worked with Facebook, Skype, Yahoo!, AdMob and Oracle. T S Ramakrishnan will be providing expert advice as well as insights into the smartphone applications space, to help drive U2opia Mobile’s foray into the competitive apps space.
Commenting on the development, T.S. Ramakrishnan said “U2opia Mobile has made significant inroads in social mobility in the last two years, especially in the emerging markets, which larger technology companies are now looking to target. Their innovative edge positions them well as they gear up to bring more products to market that tap the social opportunity and I’m thrilled to be engaging with them at this exciting stage in their journey.’
A BE in Computer Science from University of Madras, and an MS in Computer Science from the University of Alabama, T.S. also serves as an advisor to several promising technology start-ups in Silicon Valley and India.
“T.S.’s insights based on his rich experience in the world’s most transformative internet companies will help us make our products more intuitive, relevant and scalable. The mobile applications space is highly competitive and TS’s active guidance will help us create solutions that are highly targeted and robust”, said
Sumesh Menon, co-founder and CEO of U2opia Mobile.
U2opia Mobile received Series A funding from Matrix Partners in 2011 for an undisclosed amount, following the launch of their flagship product, Fonetwish, which powers mobile access to Facebook and Twitter without an internet connection. They create products across the spectrum of handsets – from basic to feature to smartphones and provide solutions across 20 countries globally.