StumbleUpon Hires Anthony Napolitano, Director of Sales and Oliver Hsiang, Director of Strategic Partnerships

StumbleUpon Pulls Talent from Google as It Sees Continued Growth Through Sales and Partnerships

Jun 21, 2010, 09:00 ET from StumbleUpon

SAN FRANCISCO, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- StumbleUpon, the personalized content discovery engine, today announced it has hired two new directors to its sales and partnership teams: Anthony Napolitano, Director of Sales, and Oliver Hsiang, Director of Strategic Partnerships.

"StumbleUpon has seen tremendous growth this year, including the addition of 15 new team members in the last three months alone," said Garrett Camp, Founder and CEO of StumbleUpon.  "We look forward to adding Anthony's and Oliver's extensive experience and relationships to the mix to drive sales and develop new partnerships for StumbleUpon."  

Napolitano joins StumbleUpon as the new Director of Sales, where he will help add to the more than 40,000 content creators, marketers and agencies who have already utilized StumbleUpon's unique advertising platform to introduce their sites and brands to a highly targeted audience.

Previously, Napolitano was a key member of the sales teams for several of Google's products, including TV Ads, Analytics, Checkout and AdWords. Prior to Google, he was part of sales teams at CNET and ESPN.

In his new role as Director of Strategic Partnerships, Hsiang will identify, structure and manage new engagements with leading Internet players, and he will also collaborate with Napolitano in developing and expanding partnership opportunities with online content creators and advertisers.

Hsiang also joins StumbleUpon from Google where he served as a manager of strategic partner development. Prior to Google, he worked as a product manager at Yahoo! and Chipshot, and also served as an analyst at Morgan Stanley.

About StumbleUpon

StumbleUpon helps individuals discover and share interesting, relevant information personalized to each user's unique tastes and preferences. With over 14 billion Stumbles, nearly 1 billion ratings and over 100 million shares to date, more than 10 million registered users, and 600 million personalized recommendations per month, StumbleUpon is the leading way to discover great, peer-sourced content on the Internet. Over 50,000 unique URLs are discovered by the StumbleUpon user community each day. More than 40,000 advertisers have used StumbleUpon to promote their products and services. Founded in 2001, StumbleUpon is based in San Francisco and backed by some of the same investors as Google and Facebook. For more information, visit

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