Vince Nakayama Joins Telenav as Senior Vice President of Engineering

May 12, 2014

Brings Thirty Years of Silicon Valley Technology Experience From Innovation Leaders Jawbone, Amazon, and Apple

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/12/14 -- Telenav® (NASDAQ: TNAV), the leader in personalized navigation, announced today that Vince Nakayama has joined as senior vice president of engineering to lead the company's engineering organization, which includes teams developing products and services for Scout for Phones and Scout for Cars. Nakayama has thirty years of experience developing consumer products, technology platforms, software, and services. He has held executive and leadership positions at Jawbone, Amazon Lab126, and Apple.

"We're excited about the convergence of mobile devices, connected cars, social, and location. Telenav is at the forefront of these technologies and we continue to attract top Silicon Valley talent who are passionate about leveraging these assets to create the most innovative and delightful products that help people on the go," said HP Jin, chairman and CEO of Telenav. "Vince's experience leading global products and teams at highly-successful companies, like Apple and Amazon, will help us build, strengthen, and enable our teams to deliver the best products in the market faster than before."

Nakayama joins Telenav from Jawbone, where he served as vice president of audio product development. Prior to Jawbone, Nakayama was at Amazon Lab126, where, as vice president of product development and user experience, he led the design and development of the highly-anticipated release of Fire TV. Nakayama also spent five years at Apple as senior director of engineering for QuickTime Engineering, where he was responsible for the QuickTime digital media platform and led the design and development of a new media platform for the iPhone and Apple TV.

"The team at Telenav is passionate about building great products that truly meet the needs of people on the go," said Nakayama. "I'm very excited to join such a dynamic team of smart and talented individuals and to help the company develop unique and innovative products and services around the world."

About Telenav

Telenav is a leading provider of connected car and location-based services, focused on transforming life on the go for people - before, during, and after every drive. Leveraging our location platform, we enable our customers to deliver custom connected car and mobile experiences. Fortune 500 advertisers and local advertisers can now reach millions of users with Telenav’s highly-targeted advertising platform. To learn more about how Telenav’s location platform powers personalized navigation, mapping, big data intelligence, social driving, and location-based advertising, visit www.telenav.com.

Telenav is a leading provider of connected car and location-based services, focused on transforming life on the go for people - before, during, and after every drive. Leveraging our location platform, we enable our customers to deliver custom connected car and mobile experiences. To learn more about how Telenav’s location platform powers personalized navigation, mapping, big data intelligence, social driving, and location-based advertising, visit www.telenav.com.

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