NEWPORT BEACH, California, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Accelerize (OTCQB: ACLZ) (OTCBB: ACLZ) and its digital marketing software division CAKE, today announced the appointment of Paul Dumais as Senior Vice President of Product and Garth Harris as Vice President of Client Services. Paul and Garth were appointed to drive customer retention, innovate product offerings and increase revenues.
Paul Dumais Joins CAKE
With over 20 years of executive management and software development experience, Mr. Dumais joins CAKE as the Senior Vice President of Product. He is responsible for developing and implementing the over-arching product vision and communicating the product roadmap both internally and externally. In addition, Paul will work closely with Product Engineering to make informed product decisions quickly and consistently to provide advancements to CAKE's SaaS solution.
Prior to joining CAKE, Mr. Dumais held executive roles at a number of technology companies, both public and private. He most recently served as Vice President Product Development at Scalable Network Technologies, a privately held high-performance network simulation software provider. In addition, he also led a team to develop an integrated publishing, marketing and ecommerce platform at Mom Inc. (ModernMom.com). Before that, Mr. Dumais was the Chief Technology Officer of uWink, where he oversaw the development of software and custom hardware for restaurant operations, in-table touch screen ordering and multi player casual games. Prior to uWink, he worked at Seed Advertising, designing, developing and operating its digital marketing platform with integrated ad server, click tracking and real-time reporting dashboards. He was also a Senior Engineer at Apple for eight years where he worked on operating systems, networking and emulation products.
Garth Harris Appointment
As Vice President of Client Services, Garth is responsible for the impact the onboarding, training, account management, technical support and service teams have on CAKE's customer retention and client success. His current objective is to ensure the initial onboarding of clients from their transition to sales, training and ultimately account management is seamless, efficient and beneficial to all of CAKE's clients. In addition, Garth oversees the Professional Services Division and spearheads new feature proposals, custom product builds and customer communication for all paid services.
Prior to his appointment as Vice President, Garth served in a number of roles since joining CAKE in 2010, including Product Trainer, Training Manager and Client Services Manager. During his tenure, Mr. Harris was promoted to Director of Client Services and relocated to CAKE's UK office to grow the customer retention team and implement training processes to promote high-touch customer support. Since transitioning back to CAKE's headquarters, Garth was promoted to Senior Director of Sales Engineering.
"We are thrilled to have Paul and Garth in their new positions," said Santi Pierini, CAKE President and Chief Operating Officer of Accelerize. "They both bring extensive backgrounds in product development, customer relations and leadership skills that make them perfect fits to lead our Product and Client Services teams. They will be essential members of our executive team to further innovate our product and increase efficiencies across the board."
About CAKE by Accelerize
CAKE, a division of Accelerize Inc., provides a cloud-based solution to track and analyze the performance of digital marketing return on investment, in real-time. Bringing clarity to multi-channel marketing campaigns, we empower advertisers, agencies, publishers and networks from more than 30 countries worldwide with the insight to make intelligent marketing decisions. CAKE by Accelerize is headquartered in Newport Beach, Calif. with operations in London and New Delhi. For more information, visit http://www.getCAKE.com.
Accelerize Inc. (OTCQB: ACLZ) (OTCBB: ACLZ) offers marketing technology solutions that revolutionize the way advertisers leverage their digital advertising data. For more information, visit http://www.accelerize.com.
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