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Kony Appoints New Latin America Leader

Former EMC Executive Joins Leading Enterprise Mobility Company to Support Growing Demand for Mobile Solutions in the Latin America Region

Austin, TX – October 7, 2015 – Kony, Inc., the leading enterprise mobility company, today announced the appointment of Guilherme Bujes as vice president and general manager of Latin America. In this new role, Bujes is responsible for executing sales strategies, operations, and go-to-market initiatives to grow market share, while driving customer satisfaction in the Latin America region.

Gartner predicted that the number of mobile payment users in Latin America would grow to 22.31 million by 2016. To help support this explosive growth, Bujes will focus on delivering quality service to its growing base of enterprise customers in the region.

Bujes has served in a variety of senior leadership and consulting roles across Latin America, leading sales and channel groups at some of the most recognized organizations within high tech, including EMC, SAP and HP. Prior to joining Kony, he served as sales director of EMC for the Global Professional Services group in Latin America. In this role, he was responsible for the successful expansion of EMC’s Consulting and Residency services business in the region.

“Bujes has a 25-year track record of successfully building and leading high performance sales teams in a multicultural region for large global technology companies,” said Blake Salle president, Field Operations, Kony, Inc. “He will be a driving force for maintaining and improving customer satisfaction in the Latin America region, and enabling our customers to accelerate their mobile business transformation initiatives.”

“We’re seeing rapid adoption of enterprise mobile apps in the workplace among Latin American businesses, and they are just getting started,” said Bujes. “Enterprises in this region are hungry for mobile solutions that will provide them with a competitive advantage, and I’m looking forward to helping our current and future customers with Kony’s proven, industry-leading mobility solutions that will drive customer loyalty and increase employee productivity.”

Kony provides industry-leading enterprise mobility solutions to help businesses compete in mobile time, by rapidly delivering multi-edge mobile apps across the broadest array of devices and systems today and in the future. As the largest provider focused purely on cross-platform enterprise mobility solutions, Kony serves more than 250 million mobile app users worldwide every day and manages more than 3.4 billion user sessions annually. Kony was recently named a “Leader” 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.

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