SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Tapjoy, Inc., a leading mobile advertising and publishing platform, today elected Warren C. Jenson as a Director, effective immediately.
Jenson is currently CFO and Executive Vice President at Acxiom Corporation, a recognized leader in marketing services and technology, and has also been CFO of some of the most successful major companies of the last two decades, including Electronic Arts, Amazon.com and NBC. Jenson was twice designated one of the "Best CFOs in America" by Institutional Investor magazine, and was also awarded Bay Area Venture CFO of the Year in 2010.
"Warren brings more than 30 years of senior leadership experience and financial acumen to our board and our company," said Steve Wadsworth, President and CEO, Tapjoy. "It's not very often you have an opportunity to add a proven leader and executive like Warren Jenson to your Board of Directors. Warren has provided invaluable guidance to major companies at important inflection points in their evolution and helped them further defined themselves. Adding a high-caliber industry veteran like Warren Jenson to our Board of Directors further highlights the incredible opportunity that is ahead for Tapjoy."
Jenson's board position experience includes Digital Globe; California State Summer School of the Arts; and Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. He received both an undergraduate degree in accounting and a Master of Accountancy from Brigham Young University.
Tapjoy is a mobile advertising and monetization platform whose Mobile Value Exchange model allows users to select personalized advertisements with which to engage for virtual rewards or premium content. Tapjoy helps unlock mobile joy by empowering users on more than 1 billion devices to watch videos, subscribe to services, install applications and participate in other types of advertisements in exchange for virtual rewards they can use in their favorite apps. Tapjoy's turnkey in-app advertising platform helps developers to cost-effectively acquire high-value new users and monetize their applications, while its powerful advertising marketplace lets brand advertisers reach a global mobile audience spanning more than 97,000 applications. Tapjoy is backed by top-tier investors, including J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Rho Ventures, North Bridge Venture Partners, InterWest Partners and D.E. Shaw Ventures. Headquartered in San Francisco, the company also has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Santa Barbara, Atlanta, Boston, Paris, Dusseldorf, London, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul and Tokyo. For more information, please visit www.tapjoy.com.
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