June 12th, 2009
New York, NY June 12, 2009 – Ripple6, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) and a leading provider of white-label social media services to enterprise class marketers and web publishers, announces a significant expansion and reorganization of its operations to support increased demand for its products and services.
Publishers seeking to monetize their subscription bases and marketers looking to build relationships with their clients are choosing Ripple6 solutions in ever growing numbers. “We’re finding growing demand across the board, marketers from Fortune 100 brands, and major publishers are all wanting to get involved with social media.” Said George Moser , SVP of Worldwide Operations, “Ripple6 is staffing up to handle the needs of our growing base of clients across the country.”
Mr. Paul DePinto assumes the position of Vice President of Sales East. Prior to joining Ripple6 Paul was Vice President of Sales for Invoke Solutions. Before Invoke, Paul was instrumental in the success of marketing solutions and Internet start up organizations Red Brick Systems and enCommerce. He started his career at AT&T and moved into senior sales and national account management roles at Information Builders. Paul is based in New Jersey where he resides with his wife Katey and two children.
In addition to this expansion to Ripple6 there have been internal promotions to enhance our ability to serve our client’s needs including:
Mr. Mike Tracy was promoted to Vice President of Sales West. Mike has been with Ripple6 for 6 months in the position of Regional Sales Director West. Mike is responsible for managing the Western Sales region for Ripple6. Mike has over 17 years experience as an innovative sales professional with start-up and formative stage software companies including KD1 and Net Perceptions with an emphasis on web, CRM and analytics. Prior to joining Ripple6 he managed the Central & West Region for SPSS, a $300M Predictive Analytics software company. Additionally, Mike was a co-founder and principal partner in Seamus, Inc. a sales outsourcing company assisting start ups with sales strategy. Mike is based in Chicago where he resides with his wife Patricia and three children.
Ripple6 has openings for exceptional individuals in numerous positions across the organization. To find out about specific openings please go to: http://www.ripple6.com/about/careers.aspx
About Ripple6, Inc.
Ripple6™ helps marketers and publishers implement their business strategy through social media. The company provides an enterprise white label social media platform to create consumer engagements and relationships, enhance social marketing, generate consumer insights, and facilitate commerce and collaboration. It is easily customized to incorporate a brand’s look and feel for integration into an existing web site or to create an entirely new site. Ripple6 a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), is based in New York and its list of clients and partners includes P&G, Meredith Corporation, and General Mills. For more information, go to www.Ripple6.com.