Seasoned Executive to Accelerate aisle411's Location-Based Services for Industry-First Mobile Retail Navigation Platform
PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2012 -- aisle411, the premier mobile retail navigation service, today announced the appointment of Kris Kolodziej as vice president of location services. In this role, Kolodziej will lead all location-based services development to support aisle411's rapid growth as it continues to deliver on its promise to provide the most convenient in-store shopping experience for customers.
Kris Kolodziej has been in the mobile, location services and geospatial fields for over a decade, during which he was responsible for product development and business innovation for startups as well as large companies. Kris was the CTO of Spime Inc., which was acquired by Trimble Navigation. Additionally, Kris was part of the Verizon Wireless product management team related to cloud and location services.
"As a seasoned executive who specializes in indoor mapping, indoor positioning and mobile location services, Kris brings invaluable expertise and leadership to aisle411," said Nathan Pettyjohn, CEO, aisle411. "Having authored a book on indoor location services, Kris will bring strength and vision to aisle411 that will enhance the mobile user experience."
aisle411 empowers anyone with a mobile phone to find products and promotions quickly and easily in retail stores with a unique in-store search and comprehensive mobile retail shopping solution.
"I have been thoroughly impressed with aisle411's approach to developing a simple and efficient way to help its customers enhance the shopping experience with searchable indoor maps and indoor wayfinding," said Kolodziej. "I am thrilled to be part of this team and look forward to supporting aisle411 as it changes the in-store shopping experience forever."
Kris wrote the book on indoor location services: "Local Positioning Systems: LBS Services and Applications." He holds graduate degrees from MIT.
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Founded in 2008, aisle411 was first to market with a mobile product search service using retail product location information to help consumers save time and money. aisle411 provides a comprehensive in-store search and navigation solution for consumers via mobile technologies with support for iOS and Android devices. With offices in St. Louis, Missouri and Palo Alto, California, this innovative market leader is positioned for rapid growth across retail locations in the U.S. and internationally. Additional information is available at: http://www.aisle411.com/