LOS ANGELES, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Evite, (www.evite.com), the leader in digital invitations and social planning since 1998, today announced that Perry Evoniuk has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Evoniuk oversees the execution of Evite's technology strategy, software engineering and enterprise architecture.
"We are thrilled to have someone of Perry's caliber and experience join our team at Evite," said Victor Cho, Chief Executive Officer of Evite. "As a company dedicated to delivering innovation and inspiration to our 32 million registered users, we believe Perry's technology expertise and solutions will allow us to further grow our reach and extend our leading digital brand. We look forward to his many contributions in the years ahead."
Evoniuk brings more than 15 years of senior technology leadership experience to his new role at Evite. Most recently, he was Director of Information Systems for Amgen, where he led a team of global architects in strategic technology planning, solution design, technology risk management, and innovation of complex information platforms for the $18 billion biotech leader. Prior to Amgen, Evoniuk was Vice President of Software Engineering and Enterprise Architecture for drugstore.com. During his 12-year tenure at the company, he led drugstore.com's software engineering from start-up to one of the top 50 e-Commerce retailers with $750 million in annual revenue.
"As a developer, it is exciting to be part of a company that has the innovative spirit of a tech start-up, combined with the large scale of an established brand," said Evoniuk. "I'm eager to find new ways to further enhance the digital experience of Evite's millions of users, particularly in the mobile arena."
Evoniuk earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and a Master of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Southern California.
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With over 32 million registered users, Evite (www.evite.com) is the leading digital invitation and social event planning brand. Evite's free, easy-to-use invitation designs kick off six million parties and gatherings every year. With 20,000 invitations sent every hour, and party-planning tools that handle hundreds of millions of RSVPs annually, Evite is responsible for more celebrations than any other online brand. Launched in 1998, Evite is headquartered in Los Angeles and is a wholly-owned operating business of Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ :LINTA ).