William Benner is internationally recognized for his contributions to the laser display, mobile marketing, and text messaging industries. Benner has been active in the laser display community since 1985, and co-founded Pangolin Laser Systems Inc. in 1986. He entered the wireless/mobile messaging community in 2000, bringing his second company Pangolin SMS to the scene. In addition to his current role at both companies, he also served for five years as a member on the board of directors for the International Laser Display Association (ILDA) as well as serving for seven years as ILDA’s Technical Committee Chairman.
Benner received gold medals in United States Skill Olympics as well as International Skill Olympics trials, while competing in the field of electronics. He also holds numerous US and International Patents, and has received personal letters of commendation from former U.S. President Ronald Reagan and former Florida Governor Bob Graham. He has articles published in the SMPTE Journal, The Laserist, LaserFX, EDN magazine and Motorola’s Embedded Connection magazine, and is an author of the business novel Game Changers.
About Pangolin Laser Systems
Pangolin Laser Systems was founded in 1986, and has amassed over 15,000 clients in 63 countries, firmly positioning themselves as the world leader; providing software and hardware solutions to the laser display and entertainment industries. The company; with offices in the US, China, and Slovenia have received more than 20 awards for technical achievement, including most recently an award from the International Laser Display Association for their latest software development QuickShow.
About the Pangolin SMS Division
Pangolin SMS was founded in 2000, and is global provider of text message and mobile marketing software used in entertainment, business, education, and faith based organizations. The company’s main product, Interactive Messaging Unlimited, allows users to run Bulk SMS campaigns, and incorporates a text to screen component whereby participants can text shout outs, rants, and raves to various screens at a particular venue or event. In addition, the software allows for SMS voting and text to win sweepstakes and events.
Both Pangolin Laser Systems and Pangolin SMS have products being used by some of the largest events, companies, and brands currently known…Including major theme parks such as Disney World, SeaWorld, Universal Studios, and Six Flags; motion picture companies such as 20th Century Fox and DreamWorks pictures; high-tech companies such as Boeing, Microsoft and Lawrence Livermore Labs; popular brands like Mountain Dew, T-Mobile, and Motorola; major sports teams and events like the Orlando Magic, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Mets, and at Super Bowl XLIV; and top-named musical talent including Madonna, Drake, Usher, Metallica, the Black Eyed Peas, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, Jean Michel Jarre, Justin Timberlake and many others.
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For more information on William Benner and his companies: Pangolin Laser Systems Inc. and Pangolin SMS, visit their websites at http://www.Pangolin.com and http://www.PangolinSMS.com.
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Pangolin is a global corporation, that specializes in creating software and hardware solutions for the laser display and text messaging industries. Products allow users to create award winning laser light shows, and run text message marketing solutions.