Boopsie strengthens its engineering team with the addition of Nicholas Wehr, serial entrepreneur and technology architect.
Sunnyvale, CA – April 6, 2014 – Boopsie Inc., the leading mobile platform for libraries, announced the addition of Nicholas Wehr as the Executive Vice President of Technology. In this position, he will be managing the growing engineering and technical operations teams and focusing his efforts on innovation and product development.
“Nicholas is both a superb technologist and leader who is quickly helping us scale our team and technology platform,” says Boopsie CEO, Tony Medrano. “His hands-on product development experience in multiple high growth companies is already helping us address the rapidly evolving needs of libraries.”
Nicholas brings over 13 years of technical experience to the company. Prior to joining Boopsie, Nicholas worked at PRIMA Cinema, Hollywood’s most secure content delivery platform, first at the founding level of software engineering and development, then as Vice President of Technical Operations. He also worked as a software engineer and manager of MIS Department for DivX, Inc., the company behind DivX, a video-compression service, which allows consumers to enjoy high-quality video experience across devices. Nicholas’ first startup, Tenothree, LLC., offered a mobile product line for horse racing.
“I’m excited to help energize readership by improving people’s access to libraries with mobile devices. My expertise in security and digital rights management is enabling me to creatively address the need for a better user experience on mobile devices,” says Nicholas. “I plan on leveraging my experience to deliver outstanding technology to meet the evolving needs of both library users and content owners as digital media continues to gain attention in our lives. Helping libraries reach new patrons, increase circulation, and deliver more efficient access to community resources is paramount.”
Nicholas arrives to Boopsie at a critical inflection point, as the company recently announced that it has grown by 50%.
Boopsie, Inc. was founded in Silicon Valley in 2006. We are the industry-leading mobile platform-as-a-service (PaaS) provider for over 2,500 library locations worldwide. Boopsie’s custom-branded native mobile apps for libraries are affordable, easy to deploy and maintain, and enable libraries of all types and sizes to quickly acquire new users and increase circulation. Boopsie’s library-branded mobile apps are fully hosted and maintained by our customer service organization. We build native mobile apps for libraries on Android, iOS, Windows Phone 8, Windows Mobile, Windows 8, Kindle Fire, and BlackBerry platforms. Boopsie enables 24/7 remote library access via the user’s device of choice. Visit our website for more information about Boopsie’s mobile apps for libraries.