Tech Industry Veterans Mark Hill and Bill Godfrey Join the Lumavate Leadership Team
CARMEL, Ind. – Jan. 3, 2018 – Lumavate, an exciting new platform for building cloud-based mobile apps, is pleased to announce Mark Hill and Bill Godfrey have partnered to work in full-time operating roles. Hill joined as chief executive officer and Godfrey joined as vice president of business development.
“There is a fundamental shift happening in mobile technology, and it’s affecting how brands interact with consumers on mobile devices,” said Hill. “Lumavate is positioned to help brands transform their mobile strategies and truly think differently about what mobile means for their business. Our vision is to empower enterprise organizations with the platform to design and deploy an unlimited number of highly-personalized mobile experiences quickly and at scale. I’m also thrilled to be working alongside someone as talented as Bill Godfrey.”
Prior to joining Lumavate, Hill was a co-founder and the president of Baker Hill, which was acquired by Experian in 2005. Hill is also a managing partner at Collina Ventures, where he has invested in more than 40 early stage companies in Indiana including Lumavate. He serves on the board of numerous companies, including KAR Auction Services, Bluelock, Octiv, Ascend Indiana and TechPoint. Last year, he received the TechPoint Foundation for Youth Bridge Builder Award.
Godfrey–also an Indianapolis tech veteran–expressed his excitement about the company’s future. “As a co-founder and board member of Lumavate, I’m thrilled to take on a leadership role in the day-to-day operations of the company,” said Godfrey. “With Lumavate, organizations now have the ability to harness the power of an enterprise platform built for speed and scale to truly make mobile exponential throughout their entire customer experience. The future of customer engagement is all about the proliferation of mobile experiences, and Lumavate provides the platform for brands to do just that.”
With more than 25 years of SaaS experience, Godfrey was previously the co-founder, CEO, and chairman of Aprimo. Godfrey is also a managing partner at 4G Ventures and serves on the boards of numerous companies, including PERQ, Bolstra, DemandJump, Emplify and Sigstr. In 2017, Godfrey was appointed to the Next Level Indiana Trust Fund by Gov. Eric J. Holcomb. Godfrey was also a recipient of the TechPoint Investor of the Year Award in 2016 and the TechPoint Trailblazer in Technology Award in 2012. In his role as vice president of business development, Godfrey will lead the strategic partnership and alliances efforts for Lumavate.
Lumavate is an enterprise SaaS platform for building cloud-based mobile apps at scale. Through the Lumavate platform, companies deliver highly-personalized mobile experiences throughout the entire customer journey. These mobile experiences drive increased adoption and long-term engagement via smart activation methods. Visit lumavate.com to learn more.