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James Pearce Joins DotMobi
dotMobi, the official worldwide registry for the .mobi domain, have announced the appointment of James Pearce as Vice President of Technology. In his new role, Pearce will be working closely with standards bodies and the development community to lead dotMobiís developer initiatives.
Pearce brings over a decadeís experience in the mobile technology sector to dotMobi, where he will be focusing on equipping developers with useful information and tools to enable them to create quality mobile Internet sites with ease. Additionally, Pearce will be responsible for dotMobi product and technology roadmaps, as well as Domain Name technologies, content tools, the companyís developer community and applicable open standards.
"James will add strength to dotMobiís initiatives, given his extensive experience working with mobile standards," said Neil Edwards, CEO of dotMobi. "We are looking forward to James leading dotMobiís new products and solutions to ensure the overall growth of the Internet on mobile phones. His work will support the continued growth of quality mobile content by providing the developer community with tools they need to build a faster and more reliable mobile Internet experience."
Before coming to dotMobi, Pearce was CTO at Argogroup, who specialise in optimising the experience for users of mobile and converged applications, and previous to Argogroup, Pearce was situated at AnywhereYouGo.com ó a top destination for mobile developers ó where he launched the Wireless Internet Lab, a professional services environment that allowed mobile developers to test and validate their mobile applications before they were launched. While he was at AnywhereYouGo.com, Pearce worked closely with The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) developing interoperable technologies (specifications, guidelines, software and tools) to help lead the Web to reach its full potential.
Pearce holds a Masters degree with Honors in Physics from the University of Oxford.