AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kony, Inc., the leading enterprise mobility company, today announced the appointment of World Golf Hall of Fame member Ben Crenshaw to the company’s Advisory Board. As an advisor, Ben will host exclusive events for the company’s customers, prospects and partners. In addition, he will work with Kony to explore opportunities to leverage mobile applications across the golf and recreation industry.
Crenshaw, also known by his nickname “Gentle Ben”, is a celebrated golfer who has won 19 events on the PGA Tour, including the Masters in 1984 and 1995. He also served as the captain of the victorious Ryder Cup team in 1999. Crenshaw who is known for his expertise in designing and architecting golf courses, will work with Kony to explore opportunities to design mobile apps that provide instructional tips for golfers who want to improve their performance.
“Ben Crenshaw stands for more than green jackets and Ryder Cups. He stands for what matters most in golf: integrity, humility, and respect for both the game and his fellow competitors," said, CEO, Kony, Inc. "I cannot imagine an athlete of our generation that better epitomizes the attributes of competition we most admire. We are proud to partner with Ben and look forward to sharing his experiences with our clients and partners."
“Mobile is changing the way we live, work, and play. I see it in my golf course design business, across the golf industry, and at home with my family,” said Ben Crenshaw. “As mobile apps continue to impact every facet of our lives, I’m thrilled to partner with Kony, a company at the forefront of enterprise mobility.”
Crenshaw is a host of Crenshaw on Golf, a one-hour show that airs every other week on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio. This radio program can also be heard from the Kony-enabled SiriusXM radio mobile application.
About Kony Inc.,
Kony is the fastest growing, cloud-based enterprise mobility solutions company and an industry leader among mobile application development platform (MADP) providers. Kony empowers organizations to compete in mobile time by rapidly delivering, ready-to-run, multi-edge mobile apps across the broadest array of devices and systems, today and in the future, with a lower total cost of ownership. Kony’s cross-platform solution helps organizations design, build, configure and manage mobile apps to empower and better engage with customers, partners and employees. Kony was named the first place winner in CTIA’s MobITs Awards in the Mobile Applications, Development & Platforms category and included on the Inc. 500|5000 list of fastest growing private companies in America.
For two years in a row (2013 and 2014), industry analyst firm Gartner placed Kony in the “Leaders” quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms. Kony also received the highest scores in 3 out of 4 use cases in Gartner’s Critical Capabilities for Mobile Application Development Platforms report. In addition, Kony was recognized as “One of the Best Platform Solutions for the Enterprise” amongst Mobile Application Development Platform providers: Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting a Mobile App Development Platform Solution, 2015-16.