WillowTree Opens New Office in Durham to Support Expanding Team and Client Base

WillowTree, Inc., a leading mobile strategy, UX design, and development company, today announced the opening of a new office in Durham, NC. The new office, located on Durham’s historic American Tobacco Campus, will accommodate WillowTree’s expanding team and client base, and allow the company to focus on hiring top mobile talent in the greater Durham and Research Triangle area.

“WillowTree started with the simple goal of designing and developing the best mobile applications possible?operating at that remarkable level where incredible UX design meets cutting-edge software development,” said WillowTree CEO, Tobias Dengel. “We did this by building a team of smart, passionate, fiercely independent people that are excited about our work and continuously challenge themselves to be better every day. Durham is a perfect fit for WillowTree’s culture with its outstanding tech community and vibrant city life. We are excited to continue growing a world-class mobile team here as we did in Charlottesville.”

WillowTree will celebrate the launch of its second office with a grand-opening ceremony, ribbon cutting, and check presentation to its partners at the Kramden Institute on January 26th beginning at 11:30 AM on the American Tobacco Campus. Guests will hear remarks from Durham Mayor, Bill Bell; the Kramden Institute’s Executive Director, Michael Abensour; American Underground’s Chief Strategist, Adam Kline; the Durham Chamber’s Senior VP for Economic Development, Ted Conner; WillowTree’s CTO and Founder, Michael Prichard; and WillowTree’s CEO, Tobias Dengel. A free luncheon, sponsored by WillowTree, will be held at the conclusion of the event for attendees.

“One of the nation’s fastest-growing companies has decided to grow in North Carolina,” said Governor McCrory. “The sky is the limit for companies like WillowTree as mobile apps become increasingly central to the way businesses communicate with consumers.”

“WillowTree will be an excellent fit in Durham’s evolving and dynamic economy that will continue to drive our economy forward,” said Ted Conner, Durham Chamber’s Senior VP for Economic Development. “Not only is WillowTree a cutting-edge company in its industry, it’s a company truly committed to corporate responsibility. It’s been heartening to witness that commitment as shown through WillowTree’s involvement and support of the communities it operates in; whether in Charlottesville or here in Durham.”

“Recruiting a company like WillowTree to Durham is the type of economic development that will have several positive impacts on our city for years to come,” said Kevin Dick, Director of Durham’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development. ““The pedigrees of WillowTree’s clients like GE, Johnson & Johnson, Time Warner, and the Durham Performing Arts Center reflect the fact that they are an excellent company with a proven track record for delivering first-rate mobile and web-based applications to their customers. They are also an extremely civic-minded company that believes in nurturing high-quality talent. All of these facts make us confident WillowTree is not only a company with great business potential, but also a company that will be a great corporate citizen in Durham. We are extremely excited to welcome them to our city.”

About WillowTree, Inc.

WillowTree, Inc. is a mobile strategy, UX design, and development company whose focus is to bridge the highest level of consumer user experience with enterprise-grade deployments and security. WillowTree is an industry leader in field solutions, media delivery, loyalty programs and payments, and connected devices and works with companies such as GE, Johnson & Johnson, Time Warner, AOL, American Express, and Harvard Business Publishing who trust WillowTree to guide and execute their mobile initiatives. We Take Mobile Personally™

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