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David Sikora Joins Kony Advisory Board

Former CEO and Founder of Digby, a Mobile Application Pioneer, and Executive Partner for Teakwood Capital Appointed to Kony’s Advisory Board

Austin, TXFebruary 9, 2015Kony, Inc., the leading enterprise mobility company, today announced the appointment of David Sikora to Kony’s Advisory Board, effective immediately. David will join a distinguished group of advisory board members that were recently appointed, including golf icon Ben Crenshaw, former Compaq CEO Michael Capellas, and former Accenture COO Stephen Rohleder.

Sikora is an active investor and advisor to technology companies, and holds seats on several boards, including TDECU, Stratfor, TradeLive, Amberleaf, and Loop & Tie. He serves as Executive Partner for Teakwood Capital. Prior to Teakwood, Sikora founded and served as CEO of Digby, where he built the first mobile application storefronts for 50 major brands including Brooks Brothers, Abercrombie & Fitch, UnderArmour, Bed Bath & Beyond, 1-800Flowers, and Home Depot, among others. Sikora has successfully originated and executed business acquisitions across the globe including the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia.

Upon receiving a bachelor’s of science in technology from the University of Houston, David earned his MBA from the Harvard School of Business Administration. In addition, he was honored with Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year for technology, and served as a member of Texas Governor Rick Perry’s Technology Advisory Council.

“Dave brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Kony’s Advisory Board,” said Thomas E. Hogan, chief executive officer, Kony, Inc. “Dave is recognized as a visionary leader when it comes to mobile and innovation. The company that Dave founded, Digby, was a pioneer in building mobile applications and transactional storefronts for retailers and brands, long before iPhones were introduced to the market. We are excited to have him join our advisory board.”

“Kony has built an enterprise-class mobile application development platform that provides strategic value to large and small companies across many vertical industry segments,” said Sikora. “I’ve been a passionate believer in the ways mobile applications will transform businesses since I started Digby in 2007, and I’m very excited to join Kony’s Advisory Board to help them accelerate their already dominant position in the market.”

Kony was recently named a “Leader” for the third consecutive year, with strong advancements in vision and execution, in Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms (MADP). In addition, Kony was named a “Leader” and earned the highest score in the current offering category in Mobile Infrastructure Services by independent research firm Forrester Research, Inc., according to The Forrester Wave™: Mobile Infrastructure Services, Q3 2015 report.

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.

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