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The Zumobi Network Appoints Jon Tuck as Vice President of Sponsorship and Sales and Brenda Walker as Vice President of MarketingSeasoned Executives Join Mobile App Network to Support Its Growth and Development (July 08, 2010)
SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/08/10 -- The Zumobi Network, the first premium mobile app network, recently named Jon Tuck as Vice President of Sponsorship and Sales and Brenda Walker as Vice President of Marketing. Brenda and Jon will join CEO Ken Willner and the Seattle based Zumobi team to facilitate the company's continued growth, development and success.
"We're extremely pleased to welcome Brenda and Jon to Zumobi's management team," said Ken Willner, CEO of Zumobi. "They bring a broad base of digital media experience and expertise to the company, as well as stellar reputations within the industry. I'm confident that they will provide the leadership needed to drive Zumobi's growth and development to the next level of success."
Jon Tuck joins Zumobi as the Vice President of Sponsorship and Sales to lead the Zumobi sales organization. A media professional for the last 15 years, Jon brings both management and sales expertise to Zumobi. Prior to Zumobi, Jon worked at Wenner Media as the National Advertising Director for US Weekly Magazine and usmagazine.com and at Media Networks Inc., a division of Time Inc., as the Eastern Regional Manager. In each of these positions, Jon brought these companies to a new level of success, increasing both their revenue and profitability during his tenure. At Zumobi, Jon's primary responsibilities are to expand the company's advertising sales efforts by representing the company in the advertising community broadly and in the mobile advertising sector specifically.
"The mobile advertising space is the fastest growing sector in media for the foreseeable future," said Jon Tuck, VP of Sponsorship and Sales at Zumobi. "Zumobi is the frontrunner in the premium mobile app business, and its network offers targeted sponsorship and innovative advertising campaign opportunities for brands seeking engagement and high quality content. Because of Zumobi's competitive advantages, it's the right company for me to join as premium mobile advertising gains momentum."
Brenda Walker recently joined Zumobi to lead the company's overall marketing strategy and execution. Brenda has extensive experience crafting marketing campaigns, negotiating partnerships, and building brands. Prior to joining the Zumobi team, Brenda was lead principal of Rebel Content, a marketing and content consulting firm for digital media companies. Her background also includes serving as Director of Content Development for Starbucks Coffee Company, senior-level positions in marketing for major record labels such as Virgin and A&M Records, and work as a business development and ecommerce consultant, helping labels, artists and nonprofit organizations launch businesses on the Web.
"Zumobi is an incredibly unique company, offering premium services to both brands and media companies unlike any other mobile advertising player out there," said Brenda Walker, VP of Marketing at Zumobi. "I'm excited to join the incredibly talented and creative individuals at Zumobi as we work to advance the mobile app economy as a whole."
About The Zumobi Network
The Zumobi Network is the first premium mobile app network, partnering with media companies to express and monetize their content across all major smartphone platforms. Its technology connects premium brands with top media apps, guaranteeing brand advertisers targeted placement with rich media, quality content, exclusivity and measurement to drive sustained user engagement. For more information, please visit www.Zumobi.com.
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