OpenKey Names CEO

Dallas-based OpenKey, the startup which is developing an open protocol that will allow hotel guests to open doors using their smartphone, said today that it has named TJ Person as the company's new CEO. Person was most recently CEO at Koupon Media, and also had served at Mango Mobile (acquired by Omnicom Group in 2007), among other companies. OpenKey is developing a SDK which lets mobile applications and hotel-branded apps open guestroom doors, using a variety of hotel lock brands.