Donald Frieden

President & CEO
P97 Networks, Inc.

Mr. Frieden is the founder, president and CEO of P97 Networks, developer of PetroZone, a cloud based mobile commerce and digital marketing platform.  P97 is revolutionizing mobile payments with a mobile commerce platform that incorporates an innovative mobile-centric customer identity/verification system to reduce credit card fraud, provides integration with fuel retailing site systems, c-stores, parking providers, electric vehicle charging, quick service restaurants, and extends marketing opportunities with consumers.

For the last 15 years Don has been on the forefront of industry leading applications in mobile technology, from concept to commercial viability to mainstream. As founder and CEO of SAT Corporation, Don recognized an opportunity in the application of mobile technology to industrial workflow, creating improved situational awareness and a wealth of back office information. Result was enhanced real-time decision making by the front-line mobile workforce in a dynamic operating environment. In other roles as President of NovoLink Communications and at BET Plant Services, Don applied his sales, organizational, and financial skills to improve the focus and performance of these international companies.

Mr. Frieden serves as Vice Chair for Conexxus (formerly PCATS) Mobile Working Group, chartered to address technology standards which improve business processes, reduce costs and increase productivity for the convenience and fuel retailing industry.  Mr. Frieden is also a Director at NovoLink Communications, Inc., IWL, and Texan Bank. He holds several patents in Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology.