NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Kiosked, a premier monetization platform for global publishers, today announced the appointment of Hope Frank as Chief Marketing Officer. Hope, who has served as a Board of Directors Advisor for Kiosked, has taken on this global operational role in order to lead the company's expansion, and to empower publishers with improved audience engagement.
As her first undertaking as CMO of Kiosked, Hope accepted the Internet Marketing Association's Impact Award for Platform of the Year. The annual awards are designed to celebrate creativity, expertise and results in internet marketing, and in Kiosked's case, recognizing outstanding impact in user-first advertising.
Hope, who is based in Silicon Valley, brings two decades of experience as a global Chief Marketing and Digital Officer for fast-growing global technology companies including Nexusguard, Conviva, Webtrends and George Lucas' THX. She has also been named one of the top 50 global CMOs by Forbes and CEO World. Career highlights include the ideation and build out of the Starbucks WiFi network, the positioning of the #Heartbleed SSL Cyber Vulnerability, the global launch of HDTV via ESPN, The X Games and AEG – and the LCoS launch for the Beijing Olympic Games. She is a Board Member of the CMO Council and The Influential Network and Founding Member of The CMO Club. Earlier in her career she partnered with Mikhail Gorbachev, Thabo Embeki, Vincente Fox, Margaret Thatcher, Jane Goodall and CNN for the launch of the State of the World Forum.
"As we look to the future, our focus lies in empowering publishers with content monetization solutions that solve critical industry challenges today. Hope's comprehensive understanding of market amplification is a tremendous asset," said Antti Pasila, co-founder of Kiosked. "Her laser-like focus on user experience makes her the ideal executive for this role – a leader our customers and partners can trust."
"I was smitten with Antti's vision and the power of the technology platform," added Frank. "We take our partnership with publishers seriously and understand the role they play in shaping the future. It's rare for an advertising technology to enable publishers at this pace, maximizing advertiser impact – in parallel completely transform the consumer experience. I'm thrilled to be joining the company at this time as we expand the Kiosked footprint among the world's leading global publishers and up-level the immersive customer experience."
Kiosked is a global publisher monetization platform that leads the way to a new era in digital advertising. Kiosked generates new revenue opportunities for publishers with highly viewable, dynamic, and contextually relevant ad placements. Kiosked is the first company to launch programmatically traded 360° ad formats for immersive digital advertising. Headquartered and founded in Helsinki, Finland, today Kiosked has offices in North America, Asia Pacific, and EMEA. www.kiosked.com
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