HENDERSON, NV / ACCESSWIRE / May 8, 2023 / Movella Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:MVLA) (‘Movella'), a leading full-stack provider of sensors, software, and analytics that enable the digitization of movement, announced today the appointment of Dale Pistilli as Vice President of Marketing. Dale will drive brand strategy and the overall marketing efforts of the company.
Dale has over 25 years of senior marketing leadership experience in high-growth tech categories including smart home, clean tech, and creative tech. Dale has successfully developed and executed growth strategies, scaled brand awareness, and driven cost-effective demand and lead generation programs for both B2C and B2B businesses.
He most recently served as SVP Marketing for Glowforge, Inc., the leader of the laser cutting and engraving category for consumers, educators, and small business owners. Prior to Glowforge, he served as VP of Sales and Marketing at August Home, Inc., a 100-person startup which pioneered the "smart front door" space. He also served as EVP of Sales and Marketing at Cricut, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRCT), a leading electronic crafting platform, where he launched the new Explore platform and innovated a new content subscription model. Earlier in his career, he served as VP Marketing, Branded Products at Western Digital Corp. and Director of Product Marketing and Business Development at Logitech, Inc.
"I am pleased to welcome Dale to our executive team," said Ben Lee, Movella CEO, "His deep expertise in building brands and businesses targeting influencers and creators will be critical for our next phase of growth. Dale's success as a tech category creator is a huge asset for Movella as we continue to expand to new use cases and audiences with our products and solutions for the digitization of movement."
"I am thrilled to join the Movella team," said Dale Pistilli, "Now that Movella is a public company on a bigger global stage, I am really looking forward to working with the team to bring the Movella brand to the next level. I am excited to scale Movella's brand awareness, build new recurring revenue business models, and accelerate profitable growth for the company."
About Movella Holdings Inc.
Movella is a leading full-stack provider of sensors, software, and analytics that enable the digitization of movement. Movella serves the entertainment, health & sports, and automation & mobility markets. Our innovations enable customers to capitalize on the value of movement by transforming data into meaningful and actionable insights. Partnering with leading global brands such as Electronic Arts, EPIC Games, 20th Century Studios, Netflix, Toyota, Siemens and over 500 sports organizations, Movella is creating extraordinary outcomes that move humanity forward. To learn more, please visit www.movella.com.
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