NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- TheLadders.com, the world's leading marketplace for $100K+ job seekers and $100K+ jobs, today announced the appointment of Nicholas Rockwell as Chief Technology Officer. Rockwell will oversee and manage the technology development and operations for consumer and enterprise products and services. He will report directly to Marc Cenedella, Founder and CEO of TheLadders.com.
Rockwell joins TheLadders.com from MTV Networks, where as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Digital Media Technology, he led the technical product development for MTV Network's digital businesses in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and other locations. Over his 11 year tenure at MTV Networks, Rockwell's accomplishments range from building Urge, a subscription-based music service that was consolidated into Rhapsody in 2007, to implementing the on-air graphics system used on MTV Networks' broadcast channels.
"Throughout his career Nick has demonstrated an ability to drive technology strategy and vision and we are thrilled to welcome his experience and expertise to our leadership team," said Cenedella. "As we continue to develop new products and services, Nick will play an integral role in helping us innovate and build out our technology platform both here in the US and abroad."
Rockwell is an Internet technology and media veteran. After beginning his career working on an equity trading system at a small startup, Rockwell helped create SonicNet.com, a music content site specializing in the cybercasts of live performances. When SonicNet was acquired by MTV Networks in 1999, he assumed responsibility for the websites for MTV Networks' portfolio of leading media brands. Most recently as EVP and CTO, Digital Media Technology, Rockwell created MTV Network's first formal Product Management organization and integrated numerous acquisitions, including Comedy Central's online properties, Neopets.com, Shockwave.com, AddictingGames, and iFilm.com. Rockwell has held various positions at MTV Networks, including VP, Technology, Universal Music Platform (MTVi), CTO (MTVi), SVP, Programming and Interactive Services (MTV Networks), and SVP and CTO, International and Interactive Services (MTV Networks).
Rockwell received a BA in Literary Theory from Yale University.
TheLadders.com is the world's leading online service catering exclusively to the $100K+ job market. Our job is to make the search for senior talent and senior positions quick and effective. With access to the most $100K+ jobs in one place, senior level professionals can get to the next step in their careers faster. Top recruiters value the ability to quickly and easily connect with so much qualified talent in the sales, marketing, finance, HR, legal, tech and operations industries. In addition to traditional job search services, TheLadders.com also provides a host of specialized career development resources, including an executive resume service; advice from career experts; customized online profiles; and e-mail alerts. Founded in 2003 by Marc Cenedella, TheLadders.com is headquartered in New York with offices in London. For more information, please visit http://www.theladders.com/.