SplashData Names Morgan Slain As New CEO
LOS GATOS, CA, March 16, 2006 – SplashData, Inc., the leading
developer of productivity and lifestyle applications for smartphones,
today announced the appointment of Morgan Slain as its president and
chief executive officer. Mr. Slain brings to SplashData a wealth of software
experience from prior executive positions at Mobile Digital Media (MDM),
Palm and The Walt Disney Company.
As SplashData’s CEO, Mr. Slain will focus on updating and expanding
the company’s popular line of productivity software. SplashData
is best known for its SplashWallet application suite, including SplashID,
SplashPhoto, SplashMoney and SplashShopper. The company develops
software for major smartphone and PDA platforms – including Palm
OS, Windows Mobile Smartphone, Windows Mobile Pocket PC, Symbian UIQ
and Series 60 – as well as for Windows and Macintosh desktop platforms. Mr.
Slain is also expected to expand SplashData’s sales effort to corporate
IT departments, where SplashID has achieved success as a security solution
for password management and protection.
“SplashData is known as the premier developer of applications
that enable people to be more efficient and productive with their mobile
devices,” said Mr. Slain. “I’m thrilled to have the
opportunity to lead SplashData as we create more great products and support
additional phone platforms so that we can help even more people organize
and manage their busy lifestyles.”
Previously, Mr. Slain was General Manager of retail software publisher
Mobile Digital Media (MDM), where he formed licensing partnerships with
Microsoft, Electronic Arts and Atari, directed the product development
roadmap, and oversaw sales and marketing. MDM was a spinoff from
Palm, Inc., where Mr. Slain served as an executive charged with strategic
alliances, managing relationships with AOL, Yahoo, Excite and NTT DoCoMo. Prior
to joining Palm, Mr. Slain spent nearly eight years in a series of roles
at The Walt Disney Company, culminating with his appointment as Vice
President of New Media & Business Development.
About SplashData, Inc.
Founded in 2000 and based in Silicon Valley, California, SplashData
(www.splashdata.com) is the leading developer of mobile productivity
and lifestyle applications. The company’s SplashWallet suite provides
a complete solution for managing passwords, digital photos, financial
accounts and lists and then synchronizing this information between a
phone and a PC. SplashData also sells the components of the SplashWallet
suite individually as SplashID, SplashPhoto, SplashMoney and SplashShopper.
All of SplashData’s products are available for immediate download
from www.splashdata.com. SplashID
is also available on a site license basis for IT managers seeking a password
management and security solution that works effectively for both Windows
and Macintosh platforms as well as mobile devices.