AppsFreedom Names New Board Members and Strategic Advisors

AppsFreedom said Tuesday that it has named Badal Patel, Brent Lippman and Brian Burns to its board of directors. Also, Bill White and Ravi Pendurthi have been appointed strategic advisors. Burns is a founder and managing member of Grayhawk Capital. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, AppsFreedom is a provider of cloud solutions.


Chandler, Arizona (PRWEB) July 16, 2013
appsFreedom™, a leading provider of enterprise mobile cloud software for SAP, announced today the appointment of new members to its Board of Directors as well as key business advisors. The new Board members and Strategic Advisors bring significant industry expertise in technology, sales, marketing, operations and finance.
Following a record year of growth in 2012 and significant sales growth accompanied by staff and office expansions if the first two quarters of 2013, appsFreedom has appointed Badal Patel, Brent Lippman and Brian Burns to its Board, and has named Bill White and Ravi Pendurthi as key Strategic Advisors. The new Board members and advisors will work closely together and with the executive team to continue developing the strategic direction of the company as well as key expansion efforts.
“We are very excited about the expertise these new Board members and advisors bring to the company,” commented Vaidy Iyer, founder and CEO of appsFreedom. “We’re on a fast track for exponential growth and their years of experience in SAP, technology and successful management of high-growth companies will help us navigate this tremendous opportunity for market expansion. We believe this team will be a key driver in meeting our aggressive goals.”
Badal Patel is a successful entrepreneur who launched and grew SEAL Consulting into a leading SAP consulting practice focused on serving Fortune 500 organizations around the globe. As CEO for the past 17 years, he has successfully directed the consulting practice through recent economic downturns, and today, it remains an SAP Premier Global Services Partner.
Brent Lippman is currently the co-founder, Chairman, and CEO of Response Analytics. Lippman previously served in CEO roles in several technology and software companies including JDA Software Group. He has served on the boards of GolfNow, Khimetrics and ITAX Group, and currently also serves on boards for Clear Demand and Intesource.
Brian Burns brings more than 20 years of private equity and venture capital experience to the appsFreedom Board. Burns is a founder and Managing Member of Grayhawk Capital, and previously served as a vice president of two unrelated venture capital firms. He was previously senior manager of an international public accounting firm, and has served on the Board of Directors of fifteen companies during his career.
Bill White is former CIO of Amkor Technology and a Strategic Advisor to appsFreedom. He brings more than 40 years of expertise with engineering and information technology firms across multiple industries including aerospace, automotive, electronics, health care, hospitality and gaming. White has been involved with appsFreedom since its inception, and will continue to provide invaluable industry and technology views and guidance.
Ravi Pendurthi serves as Strategic Advisor to appsFreedom and is a co-founder of SEAL Consulting. Pendurthi has started, grown and successfully operates several energy sector ventures across Asia and Europe. He has deep experience in the SAP market and will continue to provide extensive insight into its customer base and operations.
About appsFreedom™
appsFreedom is a leading provider of Enterprise Mobile Cloud Software for SAP that enables companies and their employees to achieve Workplace Freedom. appsFreedom drives business productivity with pre-built, pre-integrated, ready-to-use Freedom Apps and the Freedom Platform, which empowers enterprises to build, deploy, manage and run mobile apps in a simple user-based subscription model. With appsFreedom, business users access their enterprise applications rapidly and securely from any device, anytime, anywhere. Global companies across the industry spectrum rely on appsFreedom for the best-in-class mobile cloud solution and highest ROI in the marketplace. To learn more, visit