90octane announced the appointments of Leslie Norgren to search director and Mary Harpin to senior storyteller.
Acceleration Partners has been named to the prestigious Inc. 500 ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.
AddThis named Richard Harris as the company's chief financial officer.
AdParlor announced the release of a new e-book, "Connecting Creativity & Data: Creative Best Practices for Facebook Advertising," which outlines best practices, actionable tips, and insight into creative and optimization strategies designed to increase engagement and campaign conversion rates.
Amobee announced that it has acquired real-time bidding platform company Gradient X.
AppNexus announced a slate of new executive appointments and promotions. Thomas Butta joined AppNexus as chief marketing officer and Igor Shindel was promoted to chief information officer.
Arnold Worldwide announced the hire of Corey Mitchell, former MRM and TBWA executive, as president of its New York operations. Arnold Worldwide also announced the appointment of Wade Devers and Pete Johnson, executive creative directors, as creative lead partners for its Boston operations.
BlueHornet Networks, Inc. announced the appointment of Peter R. Taylor as vice president of client services.
Celtra unveiled its Q2 2013 Mobile Rich Media Monitor Report, reflecting mobile advertising engagement and usage from more than 100 mobile rich media campaigns between April and June.
Centro announced that Ryan Adams has joined as affiliate sales director in New York, David Karabag has joined as affiliate program development director in Chicago, and Michael Mahler was promoted to affiliate program director in Los Angeles.
Dailymotion announced the company has hired Dan Milano as its new partnership manager.
Drawbridge announced the addition of former BrightRoll senior vice president of marketing and research, Daryl McNutt, to head Drawbridge's marketing efforts.
Firehouse announced the promotion of Greg Hunter to group creative director/principal.
Flocasts announced two hires to drive its aggressive growth strategy. David Weiss, formerly of ESPN and USA Today Sports, joins as senior vice president of multimedia sales, and Phil Wendler, formerly of USA Today Sports, joins as vice president of multimedia sales.
Goodswipe announced a one-of-a-kind rewards program built by Goodsearch LLC and powered by online-to-offline rewards program Plink. Goodswipe automatically gives cash donations of up to three percent of purchases made when users swipe their card at over 75,000 national retailer and restaurant locations across the U.S.
Infolinks announced integration with the new Business Management Apps offering from Wix. This partnership brings new Wix website owners all over the world the opportunity to expand their audiences quickly and efficiently.
I.Predictus announced it's ready to change the game of direct response media buying with the official launch of its predictive media buying tool, B.E.S.T. (Buy.Evaluate.Sell.Test.).
Knotice announced that Forrester Research, Inc. has named it a strong performer among data management platform (DMP) providers. The evaluation of Knotice by Forrester Research was conducted on the most recent release of the company's DMP, Knotice 5.
MassMedia Corporate Communications announced the promotion of two of the firm's key staff members to top executive positions, with Kassi Belz, APR, now serving as president and Georgeann Pizzi as vice president.
Mediafed announced a major hire as Eric Rosenberg, formerly of ValueClick, joins the company as vice president, U.S. sales.
MediaShift announced two strategic hires. Paul Fusco joins MediaShift as vice president of strategic partnerships, and Jacob Kivett will assume the position of director of strategic partnerships.
Mojiva, Inc. announced the hire of Bennett Theimann as COO and Erika Alonso as global vice president of marketing.
Project: WorldWide announced that Joost Dop has joined the company as Project: Worldwide CEO EMEA.
SimpleRelevance released a report called "Marketers Use Technology to Drive Individualized Messaging." The report showcases the importance of targeting customers at the individual level rather than on demographic segment data.
SiteSpect announced that OSP Group has chosen SiteSpect as its multivariate testing and targeting provider.
Surefire Social launched a new Facebook fan page application to help businesses streamline online marketing efforts.
TubeStart announced that its proprietary crowdfunding platform has officially launched and is open to the public, following a tremendous response to its pre-launch period of recruiting YouTube content creators to launch campaigns on the site.
VEVO named Jonathan Carson to the newly-created position of chief revenue officer.
Viralheat announced that it has updated its social media management suite to include Instagram monitoring, management, and analytics.
WWE announced the appointment of David Bailey as general manager of the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Fla.
YANGAROO announced that it has named Sarah Foss as president, YANGAROO advertising division.
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