NetQin announced today that they are ready to propel themselves ahead eons in 2012 with the arrival of former Samsung Chief Strategy Officer: Omar Khan. This reunites Khan with former Samsung Director of Public relations Kim Titus who left Samsung a couple months back to join NetQin.
Together at Massing Khan and Titus released blockbuster brands and devices; the Galaxy S, Galaxy Tab and Galaxy S2. Khan exited Samsung earlier in the year for a post at Citi.
With the addition of Khan as co-CEO the company also announced that they were changing their name to NQ Mobile (logo change to?). Under the NQ Mobile brans they hope to expand their global reach.
“We are thrilled to bring Omar Khan into the new leadership position of Co-CEO at such a critical and exciting time for our company and our industry,” said Dr. Lin. “Mobile security is a global issue, as mobile viruses and malware have no borders, and we see growing demand for our security solutions in the Americas and beyond. As we continue our rapid global expansion we will benefit from Omar’s proven ability to successfully bring products and solutions to consumers worldwide.”
NQ Mobile is a leader in mobile security with over 120 million registered users. Khan hopes to continue to build on the NQ brand and make them the Global leader in mobile security.
“I am very excited to help lead NetQin towards a bright future as the world’s leader in mobile security,” said Mr. Khan. “Smartphone growth has tripled that of PCs over the past two years and malware threats are rising at astronomical rates all over the world. It has never been more important for consumers to protect their privacy and their data. NetQin is already recognized by many as offering the best technology solutions for mobile security. I look forward to leading the company’s international expansion, and bringing its superior technology to a global user base.”