Tim's career began after he completed the Systems Engineer Development program with the Electronic Commerce Division of EDS. Tim later led EDS' implementation of the first electronic bill presentment and payment (EBPP) solutions that included MCI/Worldcom.
In 1999 Tim was hired by IBM to build an EBPP National Practice in New York. Tim was on point as his teams successfully sold and implemented
over 60 complex EBPP projects around the globe to the world's largest financial services, telcos, and public utilities that included Citibank,
State Farm, Geico, and Optus. Tim founded SUMOTEXT in 2007, guided the company to profitability in 2011, and today maintains his original role as product manager of our mobile relationship management platform. Tim earned his BBA in marketing from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and was a 2011 Arkansas Business selection to the "40 Under 40" list of businesspeople in Arkansas.
Born and raised in New York City, Mason pursued his education out west where he graduated from California State University with National Honors and returned to New York in 1989 to begin his technical career with Mitsubishi Bank. In 1995 Mason started his own boutique software development firm and has since written dozens of mission critical applications still in use today at companies like McKinsey & Co., Merrill Lynch, Bankers Trust, The EMMY Awards, PDM, Johnson & Higgins, and Archery Capital. Mason co-founded SUMOTEXT in 2007 with Tim Miller and remains responsible for the company's technology architecture while leading the daily development of the company's product platform.
Elsbeth leads the SUMOTEXT Client Services Group that provides mobile strategy, campaign planning, and campaign execution services while leveraging our custom methodologies, message vault, and experienced account managers. Elsbeth's career in blending technology and marketing began in college when she implmented a telephone registration platform at Cal Poly. Since then she has implemented sales force automation solutions, developed relational databases, and owned a vertical market software company. Elsbeth is certified by the Mobile Marketing Association and works with a diverse group of national brands and enterprise clients to craft mobile strategies that emphasize the continual alignment of customer needs, business goals, and evolving technologies. She holds a BS in Human Development/Business Psychology from California Polytechnic State University, SLO.