|By Business Wire||
|January 3, 2014 01:44 PM EST||
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CANOPY CO. NAMES ADDITIONAL BOARD MEMBER AND WILL OPEN SERIES B ROUND OF GROWTH CAPITAL
Canopy Co. (www.canopyco.com), developer of Sensus™, the world’s first touch-sensitive, app-enhancing smartphone case, which extends touch control on the iPhone’s screen to the sides and back surface of the case, announced today that Steve Babick has joined its board.
Mr. Babick is principal of B-Con Capital Corp, which provides board and investment portfolio services for several emerging companies. Previously, he was President of Exclusive Connections, and COO and board member of iModa, a mobile encryption company. From 2007-2010, he served as President & CEO of MetroSplash Systems Group and, in 2007, as VP-Finance & Global Field Operations for i2 Technologies, where he was responsible for financial planning & analysis and customer experience metrics for a global sales, marketing, and services organization. Previously he was interim CFO for UVM, Inc./Alta Communications and C121 Mobile/Cienda. He began his career at Texas Instruments, after earning a BS at Florida State University and an MBA at Amber University.
"Steve's experience with fast-growing emerging technology firms will be invaluable as Canopy now begins its Series B fund-raising," said Barbara Stinnett, Canopy executive chairman.
"We are delighted to have Steve's financial and consumer expertise as we continue to expand and strengthen our board," said Andrew Kamin-Lyndgaard, Canopy cofounder and CEO.
Canopy invites interested parties to meet with its executives at International CES in Las Vegas, January 7-10, 2014, booth number MP40023.
Canopy is a Minneapolis, Minnesota based tech innovation company made up of a dedicated and inspired team of people devoted to creating technologies that simply make life better. Canopy’s latest product is Sensus, the world’s first case that transforms the back and sides of your phone into a useable surface and adds variable pressure sensitivity. More about Sensus can be found at getsensus.com.
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