April 28, 2015
Adan K. Pope Joins ShopperTrak as Chief Technology Officer
CHICAGO – April 28, 2015 –ShopperTrak, the leading global provider of consumer behavior insights and location-based analytics, today announced that Adan K. Pope has joined the company as chief technology officer.
Prior to joining ShopperTrak, Pope served as vice president of technology and chief technology officer for the Business Unit Support Solutions within Ericsson, where he was responsible for leading the overall vision and strategy, while driving industry-leading technology across their portfolio of products.
“We are thrilled to welcome Adan to ShopperTrak,” said ShopperTrak CEO Christopher Ainsley. “With his technical expertise and successful track record for launching products, as well as extensive international business experience, Adan will be a valuable catalyst for innovation at ShopperTrak.”
With more than 25 years of business development and technology experience, Pope has led strategic innovation for several companies, including Ericcson, Telecordia, Amdocs and Clear Communications Inc. He also served as the director of network products for Midway Games and was a group manager with Tellabs Operations, Inc. Pope began his career at AT&T Bell Labs.
“I am very excited to be a part of ShopperTrak and further its reputation in delivering cutting-edge technology and best-in-class service,” said Pope. “Additionally, after working internationally for more than 15 years, I am happy to rejoin the Chicago tech community and tap into its burgeoning, innovation-focused culture.”
Pope holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology from DeVry University, as well as a Master’s of Science in Computer Science and an MBA from North Central College. He is also an avid supporter of the Greater Chicago Food Depository.