|[February 04, 2013]
Bridgevine Names Sasha Jeltuhin, Ph.D. as Chief Technology Officer
VERO BEACH, Fla. & ATLANTA --(Business Wire)--
Inc., a leading performance based digital marketing company focused
on the life event of moving, today announced that Sasha Jeltuhin, Ph.D.
has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Sasha
will be responsible for leading Bridgevine's technology team and driving
enhancements for Bridgevine's Acquisition and Merchandising Platform
(AMP), which combines SEO, SEM, mobile, Daily Deals, Internet radio,
display and social media to up-sell and cross-sell for brands to better
monetize their customers through complimentary offers delivered
seamlessly into third party web and CRM environments.
"Bridgevine is a cloud-based proprietary platform that has over 70
real-time integrations with the partners that we work with," said J.
Patrick ("JP") Bewley, CEO of Bridgevine. "In addition, we have over
100 employees, three call centers and process 180,000 orders for our
partners every month. It's critical for our CTO to have expertise in
software architecture, development and management of teams supporting
ecommerce, call center and data warehousing projects. Sasha has all of
these attributes and more. Bringing Sasha on as CTO is a clear signal
that Bridgevine is going to continue to expand upon our already leading
technology platform and drive us toward our next iteration of growth and
expansion into life cycle events."
Sasha brings more than fifteen years of experience to Bridgevine in
architecture, development and management of scalable, high transaction
applications and SaaS (News - Alert) platforms serving a variety of industries
including inventory management, tax processing, content management and
Sasha has spent the last ten years in digital marketing, where he's been
responsible for building and managing global applications and platforms.
Applications developed under Sasha's supervision and with his heavy
involvement have been used by a vast array of high profile
organizations, like National Geographic, Smithsonian Institution,
museums, including National Portrait gallery and High Museum of Art,
educational institutions and hundreds of media companies like CBS, Clear
Channel and Tribune.
In his roles as EVP of Technology and CTO at a variety of leading
technology organizations, Sasha's focus has always been on data-driven
management and a delicate balance between operational cost savings and a
successful acquisition and retention of A-players. In his most recent
role as the technology leader at Triton Digital, a large provider of
marketing services for Radio and TV, Sasha navigated the company through
an explosive growth by consistently employing ROI-analysis and
performance metrics. During his tenure, Triton's technology team grew
from 7 to 50+ people and, as the result, the product portfolio was
enriched with 5 new enterprise applications.
Sasha received his Ph.D. in computational linguistics from the
University of Stockholm in Sweden. After graduation he developed a
system of computerized memory assessment and cognitive tests, which he
successfully marketed and deployed in educational and clinical
institutions across North America.
Bridgevine, Inc. is a leading performance based digital marketing
company that has consolidated the fragmented digital media ecosystem
through a proprietary up-sell and cross-sell optimization platform.
Bridgevine utilizes its proprietary optimization platform AMP to (a)
provide insight and attribution across the digital marketing landscape
of SEO, SEM, Mobile, Social and Display Media, and (b) perform superior
up-sell and cross-sell for brands to better monetize their customers
through complimentary offers delivered seamlessly into third party web
and CRM environments. Through these solutions, the company has delivered
more than $2.5 billion in revenue to enterprise customers such as
Comcast, AT&T, Time Warner (News - Alert) Cable, CenturyLink, Constellation Energy, and
DIRECTV. Bridgevine revenue increased 38% year-over-year in 2012. The
company is also both EBITDA and cash-flow positive. The company is
quickly expanding its solution offering and customer base and has been a
member of the Inc. 500/5000 for six consecutive years through 2012.
Bridgevine is backed by major investors such as Safeguard
Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) and J.P. Morgan/Highbridge Capital. For more
information about Bridgevine, please visit www.bridgevine.com.
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