“The world is being re-shaped by the convergence of social, mobile, cloud, big data, community and other powerful forces. The combination of these technologies unlocks an incredible opportunity to connect everything together in a new way and is dramatically transforming the way we live and work.” – Marc Benioff
There are two global trends at play right now that are top of mind for companies. First, is the massive shift of commerce to mobile consumption and the second is the need to give employees mobile, secure access to business apps with a user experience comparable to that of consumer apps. Globo is dedicated exclusively to helping clients create innovative mobile business experiences for their consumers and employees, including enterprise mobility management and mobile app development solutions. Globo’s unique engagement model offers clients a combination of mobile expertise, deep industry insight, a comprehensive set of application development and security products developed and managed by a passionate global workforce.
Rethinking business combined with multi-disciplinary execution
“Mobile devices, the cloud, analytics and more provide companies with an unlimited toolset for creating innovative mobile app experiences. All of these elements bring with them immense complexity that many companies don’t have the in-house expertise to manage at the pace of business today. Around the world, Globo is emerging as the preferred mobility partner for enterprises looking to transform this complexity into a competitive advantage. ”, says Founder Costis Papadimitrakopoulos.
Helping companies mobilize their organizations for employee productivity, customer engagement and partner interaction, Globo has a competitive product and services portfolio that sets the company apart from its competitors.
With a list of clientele in the US that includes Fortune 100 companies such as Hallmark and EMC, Government agencies such as EEOC- in Europe, Coca Cola, Milton Keynes, a local municipality and in New South Wales Health- Australia, the company’s solutions align customer’s business objectives with innovation and are dedicated exclusively to help them create innovative mobile business experiences for their consumers and employees.
Talking about the challenges faced by the company, Costis says, “We can cater to needs of companies across all sizes and verticals. However, our sweet spot is in the mid market. Our key challenge is to remain ahead of the technology while making sure that we remain user-centric. Globo has to be especially adept at managing its fast growth and in making sure that it remains a strong team across the globe.”
The Mobile Enterprise Market Challenger
Originally, Globo started in the business of providing e-business and telecom software products & services to the private and government sectors in Greece. From there it expanded into international mobile markets by providing advanced functionality on feature phones with its CitronGO! and GO!Social products in emerging markets. In 2011, Globo entered the enterprise mobility market with the launch of GO! Enterprise products. Today, it has grown into a complete mobility solutions provider on the basis of organic growth, innovative product development, technological innovation and strategic acquisitions.
Globo became listed on London AIM market in 2007 and in June of this year its ADR became available on the OTCQX. With operations spread across US, Canada, UK, Greece, U.A.E., India, Singapore and Cyprus, Globo will continue to exclusively focus on its innovative mobile business engagement model that delivers a compelling experience for its clients. “While the manifestation of that may change as wearables and IoT become more prevalent in the enterprise, we will remain committed to realizing unique and leading-edge experiences for consumers and employees”, concludes Costis.
“It is abundantly clear that customer experience is fast becoming the new competitive playing field. Globo’s customer engagement model tightly integrates design and engineering throughout the entire product development lifecycle, ensuring that our clients’ big ideas are delivered quickly and efficiently. We offer a unique combination of mobile expertise, deep industry insight, a comprehensive set of development and security products, process excellence and a passionate global workforce.”-Costis Papadimitrakopoulos
Athens-Greece, New York/Canfield/Pittsburgh/Palo Alto/San Francisco- USA, Dubai- U.A.E., London-UK, Bangalore-India, Singapore, Cyprus
Established in 1997, Globo is a publicly-traded company and has been listed on London’s AIM stock exchange since 2007, trading under the ticker symbol LSE:GBO. On June 3rd, Globo ADR started trading on the OTCQX exchange.
Globo’s products are recognized by industry experts which is a testament to our development process. Globo was recognized in the 2015 Gartner Enterprise Mobility Management Magic Quadrant report and Ovum’s 2014-15 Decision Matrix for EMM Solutions. Our products have also won other industry awards such as Info Security Award for MDM and for Cenclear Deployment, Infocom Mobile Award for Embryogenesis app, etc.
•“The team is great to work with and has done an excellent job. The quality of the work and the knowledge of the team have resulted in the project running smoothly. It is great to work with all of my contacts on this project. The team is very professional.” – Joe Kovacs, Product Manager at EMC
•“Supervisory staff now have access to data in real-time and travel to multiple locations to review hard copy files, has been substantially reduced. Frontline staffs are able to immediately connect families with resources that were previously maintained in files housed in office locations.” – Pauline Raab, Assistant to the Executive Director, Cenclear
Costis Papadimitrakopoulos, CEO
CostisPapadimitrakopoulos holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from National Technical University of Athens. From 1989 to 1995 he served as the operations and exports manager for his family’s fruit processing business, Sparti Hellas S.A, and gained experience for the markets in Greece, the Balkans and Eastern Europe.
Upon leaving the family business, he founded GLOBO in 1997, an international leader and technology innovator delivering Enterprise Mobility solutions, awarded as the Top 2011 Western Europe Telecom Innovator, 500 Europe Growth Companies, Top UK and Global R&D Performing Companies.
Since 2008 he has served as Chairman of Hellenic Capital plc, an ISDX quoted Investment Company. He is also Chairman of the Hellenic Association of Mobile Applications Companies, founded in 2010. Costis was awarded by “Kouros 2011” in the category of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, handed by the Vice President of Greek Government in November 2011. He has participated in more than 15 national and international ICT projects and is an active member of several committees.