Phunware Appoints Industry Veteran Elliot Han to its Board of Directors

Bringing Deep Experience in Digital Assets and Technology Leadership

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 26, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Phunware, Inc. (NASDAQ: PHUN) (the “Company”), the leading provider of patented wayfinding and mobile engagement SaaS solutions that offer the only fully integrated enterprise cloud platform for mobile that enables brands to engage, manage and monetize anyone anywhere, announced the appointment of Elliot Han to its Board of Directors on January 21, 2024.

Han brings extensive experience to Phunware’s board. He currently serves as a Partner at PGP Capital Advisors, a boutique investment/merchant bank where he focuses on mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance both in the domestic and international arena. His expertise spans a range of areas, including corporate finance, strategy and development, corporate law, start-up operations, investments, and digital asset finance. Previously, Han held prominent positions at Cantor Fitzgerald as Head of FinTech/Blockchain, Crypto & Digital Assets Investment Banking, and Head of Technology Equity Capital Markets. He also worked at the New York Stock Exchange as the Head of FinTech and Consumer Tech Capital Markets. Han holds a B.A. from Columbia University, a Master’s degree from Oxford University, and law & M.A. degrees from Cambridge University.

“I am pleased to welcome Elliot to our Board of Directors,” said Phunware CEO Mike Snavely. “He’s a roll-up-his-sleeves and get-to-work kind of guy with great ideas on how to maximize the value of our digital asset ecosystem, including PhunCoin and PhunToken. As a cryptocurrency expert, Elliot will make a great addition to the Phunware team as we continue to expand and elevate our offerings.”

Han added: “I’m delighted to join the Board of Directors of Phunware. The company’s unprecedented potential in digital assets, along with my interest in this key area, drew me to Phunware, and I look forward to working closely with the management team to support the creation of a truly novel kind of business that drives innovation and growth.”

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About Phunware, Inc.
Phunware’s mission is to achieve unparalleled connectivity and monetization through widespread adoption of Phunware technologies, by leveraging brands, mobile consumers, partners and digital asset holders and market participants. With the activation of Phunware 3.0, Phunware is poised to expand its software products and services audience and verticals, utilize and monetize its patents and other intellectual property rights and interests, and update and reintroduce its digital asset ecosystem for existing holders and new market participants.

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