SAN MATEO, Calif. and WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribal Brands, Inc., a global leader in branded mobile entertainment experiences, today announced the appointment of former U.S. House Majority Leader and presidential candidate Richard (Dick) A. Gephardt, to its Advisory Board. Gephardt also made an undisclosed investment in the company.
Known for building scalable, repeatable mobile platforms and technology offerings, Tribal Brands provides consumers with relevant, behavior-based branded entertainment rewards on a global scale in exchange for social, digital actions. The company leverages public-private partnerships focusing on social investment as a point-of-entry strategy to create consumer awareness and brand reputation growth around key global issues.
"It is a pleasure to join the Advisory Board of Tribal Brands," said Mr. Gephardt. "The work that Jeff Martin and his team are doing to motivate individuals to perform social mobile actions that drive measurable commercial transactions is truly innovative and inspiring to see. The company's unique combination of expertise in mobile technology, public-private partnerships, and entertainment is remarkable and I look forward to assisting in its continued growth."
Gephardt served for 28 years in the United States House of Representatives, including being elected to serve as House Democratic Leader for more than 14 years: as House Majority Leader from 1989 to 1995 and Minority Leader from 1995 to 2003.
Gephardt is currently President of Gephardt Group, a government and labor-management consulting firm in Atlanta and Washington D.C. He is additionally a board member of U.S. Steel, Ford, Spirit AeroSystems, CenturyLink, Centene, and Scripps Medical Research.
"I have respected Dick Gephardt for many years and Tribal is very fortunate to have such a skilled leader join its Advisory Board," said Jeff Martin, Founder and CEO of Tribal Brands and Tribal Technologies. "Dick's distinguished record of public service and his proficiency in helping companies find better ways to compete in the global economy make him a vital addition to Tribal and we look forward to the many contributions and new perspectives that he will bring to our team."
About Tribal Brands, Inc.
Tribal Brands is the vanguard of mobile entertainment and marketing – the very definition of a change agent. As the first company to drive over $1 Billion of sales on mobile platforms through carrier partners worldwide, Tribal Brands today is defining mobile innovation in entertainment, sports, and brand cause marketing. From day one, Tribal Brands has differentiated itself from other entertainment and digital-marketing firms by understanding that consumers, when empowered and engaged, can become influential, viral brand advocates and an effective extension of a brand's sales team. With more than a decade of experience in cross-promoting some of the most influential creative talent and top-tier brands globally, Tribal Brands builds innovative campaigns leveraging interactive consumer engagements while delivering key mobile analytics insights from Tribal Technologies, Inc. around customer loyalty and marketing effectiveness. More on Tribal Brands: www.tribalbrands.com. More on Tribal Technologies: www.tribaltech.com.
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