Judd Wheeler is a mobile marketing analyst, consultant, blogger and speaker. He is a co-founder of the Mobile Tulsa group. He began programming in the mid-1980s and now has over 15 years of marketing under his belt bridging the gap between the technical and the creative. His interactives and web sites have received numerous awards and he is bringing his imagination, knowledge and expertise to the world of mobile.
After completing his Chemistry degree at Oklahoma State University, training educators and trainers on how to teach at a distance afforded him the opportunity to interact with people from around the world where he gained insight into technology and the human interface. A growing marketing communications company quickly grabbed him as they sought to expand their offerings in the digital space. He led the charge into interactive CD-ROM development, web site programming, digital signage, social media and, most recently, mobile marketing.
Judd co-founded a group that brings developer, marketers and entrepreneurs together to speak the same language and form bonds for mobile project development. Leading the efforts behind a mobile conference in Tulsa, he successfully co-produced the first of its kind in Oklahoma.
As Director of Sales and Marketing at Xoikos, Judd continues to push the developmental envelop of human transaction tools. He is always on the search for the next big thing that ties operations, sales and marketing to produce higher returns and more profits.
Mike Ishmael is the founder of Red Dirt Mobile where he helps companies take mobile apps from concept to reality. With over 25 years experience helping businesses leverage information technology, Mike has spent the last 7 years exclusively in the mobile environment. During this time he has worked with hundreds of companies from small startups to Fortune 100 companies to develop mobile apps. He also has strong relationships with mobile industry leaders such as the largest wireless carriers and the most dominant smartphone makers.
Mike’s relationships and insight provide a solid foundation for helping companies understand mobile industry trends and how they impact businesses. More importantly, his experience with mobile applications enables him to help drive real benefits for companies wanting to take advantage of mobile apps.
Jeff Rhoton, a Tulsa Business Journal 40 under 40 in 2007, graduated in 1994 from the University of Central Oklahoma with a bachelor’s degree in graphic design. Shortly thereafter, he helped create the original interface for the AOL Buddy List system. After a short time at Comm-Arts, where he worked with Judd Wheeler, he joined Tulsa-based Winnercomm, where he served as general manager of media sales and creative on a variety of sports properties that aired on ESPN, ESPN.com and other major cable networks. Meanwhile, he started imobilize media that has launched a suite of fan engagement services for clients such as Oklahoma State University athletics. Some of his text marketing clients include Dairy Queen, Dr Pepper, a WNBA team and minor league sports teams.
Jeff can be reached by phone at 918-720-6884 or text keyword “imobilize” to 55678.
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