All Press Releases for May 31, 2012

Fayyaz Shah Joins Bridgevine, Inc. as Senior Vice President, Product Marketing

Shah will lead the rapidly expanding customer-acquisition and software-solution company's expansion.



    VERO BEACH, FL, May 31, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Bridgevine, Inc., an industry leader in web-based customer-acquisition technology and marketing strategies, has hired Fayyaz Shah as senior vice president of product marketing. Fayyaz will lead the company's product expansion leveraging it's software solution, AMPConnect and the vertical expansion of it's customer acquisition business. The announcement was made by Mark Weibel, co-founder and executive vice president of Bridgevine.

"This significant hire speaks to Bridgevine's commitment to be the standard-setter in our industry," Weibel stated. "Fayyaz brings to Bridgevine a proven track record as a strategic product marketing executive, and as an innovator in leveraging technology to optimize the customer experience, specifically around home and complex technology services."

As head of product marketing, Shah will lead a staff that has helped double revenue over the past two years. He will play a pivotal role in expanding and deploying Bridgevine's AMP (Acquisition and Merchandising) technology into several vertical markets, including energy, wireless, satellite and financial services.

Shah brings strong credentials to the task. He is a seasoned product marketing executive with extensive software development and global product management expertise. He has played a key role in the success of two of the largest and most respected companies in the online retail goods and services industry.

Before joining Bridgevine, he was vice president of product management and customer experience at Wayfair, the largest pure online retailer of home goods in the United States. During his tenure, the Boston-based etail giant achieved more than 30 percent annual growth rate and recorded revenues of $500 million in 2011.

Prior to that, Shah was vice president for global product management at Travelocity, one of the three largest online travel agencies in the world, where he managed a budget of $40 million. He led the development and launch of a new product that increased hotel sales by five percent and boosted customer conversion by ten percent through improvements to the customer shopping experience.

Shah earned an MBA in information management and an MS in engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. He holds multiple patents for products he had developed.

ABOUT BRIDGEVINE, INC.

Bridgevine is a leading advertising technology company that aids marquee brands with two solution sets: a) new customer acquisition and b) up-sell/cross-sell optimization. The first solution is focused on digital customer acquisition through a closed-loop platform that optimizes SEO, SEM, Mobile, Social, and Display marketing. The second solution enables brands to better monetize their customers through its up-sell and cross-sell web services solution. Through these solutions, the company has delivered more than $2.5 billion in revenue to enterprise customers such as Comcast, ATT, Time Warner Cable, CenturyLink, Constellation Energy, and Real Networks. The company is experiencing significant growth in revenue, almost doubling in the past two years, with an expected additional 30% growth in 2012. The company is also both EBITDA and cash-flow positive, with more than 100% growth over the past two years. The company is quickly expanding its solution offering and customer base and has been in the Inc. 5,000 for the past five years. Bridgevine is backed by major investors such as Safeguard Scientifics and Constellation Venture/JP Morgan.

For more information contact: Mark Ballard Email: [email protected]idgevine.com Phone: 772-564-9871

Website: http://www.bridgevine.com

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