Woodson Hobbs

WOODSON (WOODY) HOBBS is President and Chief Executive Officer of
Pumatech, Inc. He comes to Pumatech with a wealth of industry
experience, most recently as a consulting executive for the venture
capital community, and as a strategic systems consultant to large
corporations. He has held the position of interim CEO for a number of
leaders of the Internet revolution, including FaceTime, the leading
instant messaging system connecting consumers to business; Tradenable,
the leading online escrow service; BigBook, a pioneer in the online
yellow pages industry; and I/PRO, the leader in quantitative measurement
of Website usage. Mr. Hobbs has also been the architect behind numerous
systems that serve millions of customers and transactions for companies
like Charles Schwab, IBM and Tesseract. He was CIO for Charles Schwab,
helping the company dramatically increase its customer base from 200,000
to over 2 million. Mr. Hobbs was also CEO of Tesseract, which provided
employees of large corporations like Bank of America, Chevron, IBM and
Merck with a comprehensive human resource and payroll system. At IBM,
Mr. Hobbs was one of the creators of Focus, an online credit union
system that ultimately served over 20 million members.

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Woodson Hobbs - Pumatech Inc (puma)
July 14, 2003