MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Quixey, the mobile search technology company, today announced the appointment of Silicon Valley tech veteran Mark Lazar to its executive team as chief executive officer. Lazar will work closely with Co-Founder Tomer Kagan, who will take on the role of chief strategy officer to evangelize Quixey's next generation mobile search technology.
"Quixey has a unique vision and place in mobile search alongside big industry players like Google," said Lazar. "I'm excited to come on board to lead the global Quixey team and provide the right strategy and execution to bring this vision to life. This is a key point in Quixey's history as we prepare to take innovative products to market."
While Kagan continues to focus on the company vision and technology advancement strategy, Lazar will bring extensive leadership, go-to-market expertise, and a proven track record in developing relationships with large customers. Quixey has recently enhanced its management team with industry leaders like Rajat Mukherjee, appointed as the new chief technology officer, and Maxine Manafy, VP of business development who recently joined the company from Yahoo.
"At the end of last year, we released our ad product, and our partners have seen some great results implementing our technology into their campaigns," said Kagan. "But our technology advancements in the mobile space don't stop there. We have some releases in our pipeline, and I'm really excited to team up with Mark to drive the company forward, help us accelerate our growth and take a complex product to a complex market."
Lazar brings extensive experience to the Quixey executive leadership team. Lazar has previously been CEO at over 10 companies, including Victrio, Tuvox, Talking Blocks, Pacific Edge Software, and LoopNet, which went public in 2006. Lazar also brings operating experience from various enterprise software companies in IT and web services management. Lazar has an M.B.A. and B.A. from Stanford University.
Quixey, the mobile search technology company, connects people to apps and apps to people. Quixey provides users with easy access and engagement with the content and functionalities within apps. The company was founded in 2009 and has offices in Mountain View, CA, Beijing, Bangalore, and Tel Aviv. For more information about Quixey, please visit quixey.com or follow the company on Twitter at @Quixey.
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