William Van EppsExecutive Chairman
William Van Epps has spent his entire career building and operating major franchise brands. He was formerly Chief Executive Officer of Procter and Gamble’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Agile Pursuits Franchising, Inc., from 2009 – 2011. Mr. Van Epps spent eight years as part of the senior management team at Papa John’s International Inc., ultimately serving as President from 2006 to 2009. Prior to joining Papa John’s, he served as President of the International Division of Yorkshire Global Restaurants, responsible for the international development of the Long John Silvers and A&W restaurant chains. From 1993 to 1999, Mr. Van Epps served as President of the International Division at AFC Enterprises where he developed international brand deployments for Popeye’s, Church’s Chicken, Cinnabon, Seattle Coffee Co., and Chesapeake Bakery Cafe. From 1974-1981, he was Senior Managing Director at Pepsico Foodservice International, where he was responsible for the expansion of Pizza Hut and Taco Bell into Asia, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand.
Dennis BeckerChief Executive Officer
With more than a decade of experience building, financing, and acquiring enterprises redefining the way technology and business interact, Dennis Becker leads Mobivity’s vision of bringing businesses more customers, more often through disruptive technologies. An inventor of several patents, Becker’s background also includes awards as founder of Frontieric Corporation and CEO of Bexel Technologies. Prior to Mobivity, Dennis studied Computer Science at the University of Oregon and served in the USAF.
Alex ShahChief Technology Officer
Alex Shah was CTO for CommerceTel from 2010-2012. Previously, he was Senior Vice President of R&D at Blue Titan, a Draper Fisher funded venture, where he led the development of software tools to manage complex IT integration challenges. In 2004, he became Owner and Principle Architect of TeamSOA, a software architecture consulting for several financial industry related clients, including VISA Int’l Inc., and France Telecom. Shah holds eight patents for his inventions.
Christopher MeinerzChief Financial Officer
Deena McKinleyChief Experience Officer
Doug StovallChief Revenue Officer
A high-performing leader for his entire career, Doug Stovall has been a mobile marketing and advertising executive for over eighteen years. Stovall currently leads all sales, business development, and partnership opportunities for Mobivity. Prior to his appointment as Chief Revenue Officer for Mobivity, Doug has held executive positions with Hipcricket, Acuity Mobile, Merkle, Inc., TeleCommunications Systems (TCS), Aether Systems and Xpedior. While at Hipcricket, Stovall served in executive roles from 2010 to 2015, beginning as Senior Vice President of Sales and progressing to President and Chief Operating Officer. Doug's passion for technology is rooted in his belief that the mobile device will be the personal gateway to all of the information individuals will need or desire. He lives in Seattle with his lovely wife, three children, dog, cat and one fish. Mr. Stovall holds an MBA with an emphasis in Organization and Operations Management from William Carey University, and a BS in Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi.