A Family Locator Threat Solution
Mr. Earl Lloyd Webber, Jr. is a highly respected 24+ year veteran of the mobile, wireless and personal computing industry. Mr. Webber is a visionary leader who has conducted business around the world for Motorola, Inc., Sega Corp., and IBM. He has successfully penetrated previously untapped market niches, and created a national presence for companies. He has been involved with groundbreaking innovations in hardware and software to include developing and shipping the RAZR 2, the first 3G handset and two-way paging device. Mr. Webber graduated from Earlham College with a BA in Business Management and successfully completed IBMs sales training school. SafeNode responsibilities include: visionary leadership, strategy, overall management, partnership development, and new product definition.
Lead an innovative software solutions company. SafeNode's mission is to help users make informative daily location decisions on how to avoid potential threats, while allowing a trusted community to monitor and help you in time of need. SafeNode's flagship offering is being designed to provide early warning and real-time information (based on a proprietary threat algorithm feed by FBI / Police crime data and community input) via either a smartphone or table (Android or IOS) device to make situational decisions as one moves through-out his/her day.
Global responsibility to manage the life cycle of a given mobile product from ideation and initial concept through to end of life or phased out. The resident expert to help guide internal development, sales and regional teams, while being a value resource to customers and regional support teams. Global Product Marketing Director, Mobile Devices, Plantation, FL, September 2004 October 2010. Leadership role for executing product conception/ideation, go to market strategy, product launch, internal and external training, carrier customer engagement, trade shows, and media (TV & print) participation. Launched over 10 mobile devices globally, most notably RAZR 2 (AT&T, T-Mobile, Latin American, European Markets), and developed direct working relationships with top 15 global mobile operators 3G Global Product Marketing Manager, Personal Communications Sector, Boynton Beach, FL, July 2000 Sept 2004. Orchestrated product launches, product conception/ideation, go to market strategy, product training, carrier customer engagement, trade shows, and media (TV & print) participation. Led team of 4 directs reports and 40 indirect members to develop a portfolio of smartphone devices. Championed product marketing activities during Motorolas joint Symbian OS development relationship with Psion computing (UK) to co-develop next generation wireless smartphone devices (Motorola A920, A1000, and M1000). Launched worlds first two-way video conferencing mobile device (Motorola A920 UK, 2003). A1000 (UK and Australia) and M1000 (Japan) launched in 2004-05 were leading edge smartphone touch-screen devices for its time, featuring Symbians open OS, two-way video conferencing, Wi-Fi and GPS Senior Product Marketing Planner, NAPSD, Boynton Beach, FL, April 1998 July 2000 Lead product marketing activities for five alphanumeric and three word entry paging devices for North America.
Evaluated and recommended various entertainment titles for licensing or partnership opportunities to add to the SegaSoft line-up. Worked with key industry entertainment developers, top movie studios, and special effect studios (i.e. Digital Domain)
PC Entertainment Senior Producer, Boca Raton, FL, November 1995 February 1996 Managed three person team to develop five PC games titles in the sports, action and arcade genre. Led product development, deal negotiation, and product launch, as well as worked with various entertainment developers and movie studios World Wide Home/ Games Brand Manager, Boca Raton, FL, April 1994 October 1995 Championed effort to establish IBM as a world wide player in the PC entertainment market. Generated 30% increase in sales driven by coordinated OS/2 Days at local South Florida CompUSA stores Product Marketing Specialist, Boca Raton, FL, March 1993 April 1994 Evangelized IBM's PC Software strategy to increase OS/2s acceptance in consumer segment Key consumer contact for media events, computer trade shows, PC user groups and retail events Sales Representative, Washington Metropolitan Area, DC, December 1991 March 1993 Sold OS/2, Networking (IBM LAN Manager, Novell NetWare, and Lotus Notes) and PC related products within Mid-Atlantic Area. Software Marketing Sale Assistant, Washington Metropolitan Area, DC, January 1988 December 1991. Assisted regional managers and marketing representative with customer and training presentations, sales analysis, and competitive research. Supported 28 major branches, including IBMs headquarters.