NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cinchcast Inc., a company that provides solutions for businesses and consumers to create, share, measure and monetize audio content, today announced that Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy has been appointed CTO. In this role, he will oversee the continued development of Cinchcast's world-class audio publishing and management platform.
Prior to joining Cinchcast, Alex was Head of Security and Compliance at Gilt Groupe companies, responsible for all aspects of IT infrastructure security, secure application development, and PCI compliance. A published author and frequent speaker, Alex has also spent time at Goldman Sachs, Oracle, and Microsoft as a lead technologist building large-scale enterprise software focused on identity management, single sign-on, authentication and authorization. He has a B.A. in Mathematics/Computer Science from New York University, and a Ph.D. in Cryptography from Yale University.
"Alex is a recognized leader in the enterprise software development and security space. He brings an exceptionally strong combination of technical skill and engineering management at high growth companies to our business. I am confident that he will be a tremendous asset as we build out and deploy our enterprise audio publishing and management solutions," said Dan Kashman, President of Cinchcast.
"I am thrilled to lead the development efforts of such an innovative company," said Aleksandr Yampolskiy, Ph.D. "I look forward to building Cinchcast's portfolio of market-leading products and helping to expand its reach into the enterprise market."
About Cinchcast Inc.
Cinchcast was developed to enable businesses with a simple and powerful solution to produce and share original audio content. Headquartered in New York City, Cinchcast powers audio creation and publishing for companies such as United Business Media, Business Insider, SAP and Sears, and is the technology behind BlogTalkRadio. For more information, please visit www.cinchcast.com.