LUND, Sweden – January 28, 2016 – Anoto Group AB today announced that it has appointed Michael Marcum as Senior Vice President of Product Strategy. In this role, Michael will oversee strategic planning, brand strategy, and product positioning of Anoto’s global product portfolio across all business areas.
“As we expand our product portfolio in the new year with a variety of multi-surface precision writing and drawing solutions, it’ll be critical to have someone who can understand our target markets and user expectations,” said Anoto CEO, Stein Revelsby. “Michael fills this role for us in a significant way, and his leadership experience as VP of Vertical Markets while at Wacom will be of great benefit to guiding our product strategy moving forward.”
Michael brings more than 23 years of experience in consumer electronics and technology industries to Anoto, with specific expertise bringing successful, innovative, and important electronic input devices to market. For over 13 years, Michael held a variety of product management, product marketing, and business development at Wacom Technology Corp, makers of electronic pen and touch input solutions.
“Anoto has a very ambitious and inspiring year ahead following its recent acquisition of Livescribe, a leader in smartpen technology for which I’ve long held an immense amount of respect,” Marcum remarked. “The inherent benefits of Anoto’s core technology, combined with a deeply talented and committed collection of professionals, provides a wonderful foundation for me to help meet and exceed customer expectations around the globe.”
While serving as Wacom’s Vice President of Vertical Markets for the Americas, Michael introduced electronic handwritten signature hardware and software to the banking and healthcare industries. Previously, as Director of Product Management, Product Marketing, and Business Development, he pioneered interactive pen displays and graphics pen tablets for creative professionals, artists, and consumers, as well as interactive collaboration solutions for corporate meeting rooms and university lecture halls. Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Western Oregon University as well as an MBA from Washington State University.
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About Anoto Group
Anoto is a global leader in digital writing and drawing solutions. Its technology platform and branded products enable high-precision pen or stylus input on nearly any surface — from capturing and digitizing handwritten notes and business forms on paper to designing, creating and collaborating directly on large interactive displays, whiteboards, and walls up to 24 feet. Anoto, its strategic licensing partners, and developer community offer a broad portfolio of products, applications and services to business, consumer and education markets, including best-in-class digital note-taking, creative solutions, collaborative solutions, classroom learning solutions, and document processing & management. The Anoto Group has over 100 employees and is headquartered in Lund (Sweden), with offices in Basingstoke, Guildford and Wetherby (UK), Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Boston (US) and Tokyo (Japan). Anoto’s Livescribe brand is the leading maker of smartpens, which bring notes, words, & ideas to life by connecting pen & paper to the digital world. Anoto is traded on the Small Cap list of NASDAQ OMX Stockholm under ANOT.