BOSTON, April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ViralGains, the leader in consumer-centric video distribution, today announced it has appointed Cindy Brown as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). As CRO, Brown will be responsible for driving ViralGains revenue growth in the $16B online video advertising market. Brown reports directly to Tod Loofbourrow, Chairman and CEO of ViralGains. Brown's start date was April 25, 2016.
"Cindy brings a twenty year track record of rapidly growing successful advertising and technology sales teams. She has a deep understanding of what is required to deliver customer satisfaction and growth in revenues," Loofbourrow said. "We are thrilled to have Cindy join the ViralGains family. Her leadership style, intelligence, experience, and enthusiasm are a perfect fit for our fast-paced, innovative and growth-driven culture."
Brown brings an extremely strong and diverse background to the role at ViralGains, from high growth venture-backed companies to large public corporations. She has a proven track record of accelerating revenue and leading high performing teams. While VP of Account Management and Ad Operations at Yahoo, Brown was instrumental in turning a team of hundreds of account managers into a powerful selling organization, supporting $1B in annual revenue. As a Director of Sales at Yahoo, her sales team achieved triple digit growth, growing sales by $40M in 12 months. Brown has also served as SVP of Sales at Dyn, and VP of Sales and Operations at Burst Media.
"ViralGains is taking an important position in video advertising by facilitating meaningful connections between advertisers and consumers. They are delivering incredible performance and value, and it's because the team is laser-focused on optimizing for viewer engagement and sentiment," said Brown. "The quality of work and level of commitment from the ViralGains team is inspiring and I'm looking forward to helping them accelerate all the amazing work that is being done."
ViralGains is a software company that creates authentic connections between brands and consumers through the power of online video. The ViralGains platform is the first of its kind that maximizes online video views, shares, and conversation in real time while measuring and optimizing viewer sentiment. ViralGains' collaborative technology was designed to help marketers and agencies of all sizes engage viewers in relevant, choice-based digital environments making it the first truly consumer-centered video distribution platform. ViralGains was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Boston's beautiful Innovation District, with regional offices in New York, Chicago, Detroit and Los Angeles.