Internet Pioneer, Ben Padnos, Joins Mimvi Inc.
Padnos Brings Technological Leadership and Business Development Chops to Mobile Media Start-Up
SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Mimvi, Inc. (OTCQB: MIMV), the premier mobile search and discovery technology company, today announced the appointment of Ben Padnos to Head of Business Development.
Ben provides Mimvi with nearly 20 years of technology business development, strategy, marketing and sales leadership. He started his career as a Co-Founder of FANSonly, which is now owned by CBS Sports. He then joined the sales organization at Yahoo! in 1997, when the Company had fewer than 200 employees. He has since founded and co-founded several companies, including Better, Inc., a technology-enabled services provider in the Search Engine Marketing industry. Better, Inc. was subsequently acquired by Tsavo Media, a spin-off of American Capital portfolio company, Moxy Media, Inc.
Mimvi’s CEO, Michael Poutre, commented on the appointment, “Ben is a fantastic addition to our team. We’re delighted he has agreed to join us at an exciting time in our journey. His considerable skills, experience and contacts will play a major role in helping us achieve our business goals.”
“I am looking forward to helping build another business with such a great team and such promising technology,” said Padnos. “The mobile and application spaces together are the fastest growing markets in two decades. This reminds me a lot of the early days at Yahoo!”
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Mimvi, Inc. (MIMV) is the premier mobile search and discovery technology provider. Its proprietary search and “intelligent” recommendation algorithms enable the search and discovery of Mobile Apps, Mobile Content and Mobile Products across multiple devices and platforms, including: Apple’s iPhone and iPad, Google Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, Facebook and web applications.
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