Mutual Mobile, a consulting firm with offices in Austin, Texas and Hyderabad, India, was founded in 2009 by 5 University of Texas students John Arrow, Jason Story, Mickey Ristroph, Sam Gaddis, and Tarun Nimmagadda after the release of the iPhone SDK. The company specializes in the user experience, visual design, and software development for new products and digital systems, for iOS, Android, Mobile Web, and other platforms.
The company has built over 200 applications for clients such as ESPN, Disney, Google, National Geographic, and Cisco, is privately held and employs over 300 people worldwide. Early efforts included working on the DARPA Network Challenge and the company released a Human Interface Guidelines for Android in 2011.
The company quickly grew and was listed on Forbes 2011 Most Promising Companies, ranking first in the state of Texas.