California, USA, 17 July 2006: deCarta (formerly Telcontar), the supplier of software platforms and services for the location-based services industry, announced the appointment of Mike Agron as Vice President, Business and Partner Development.
In this new role, Agron will concentrate on business and partner development efforts to further capitalize on the accelerating market for location-enabled solutions. He brings more than 25 years of varied experience in sales, business development, and strategic global alliances management for such companies as Apple Computer, EDS, MapInfo and Oracle.
Agron comes to deCarta from MapInfo Corp., where he spent five years managing and implementing the company’s strategic global enterprise alliances, VAR and OEM go-to-market programs. Most recently, as MapInfo’s Managing Director of the Americas Partners Group, he pioneered the location enablement of business intelligence applications that drove new revenue streams by striking key relationships with major software companies.