|[May 04, 2012]
Rearden Commerce Appoints Wade Jones as SVP, Financial Services
FOSTER CITY, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Rearden Commerce (News - Alert), creator of the Deem™
commerce platform, today announced the appointment of Wade Jones as
Senior Vice President, Financial Services. A tenured executive
experienced in managing and marketing partner innovations, Mr. Jones is
responsible for managing Rearden Commerce's financial
services distribution partnerships - including those with American
Express and JPMorgan Chase - as well as forming relationships with new
partners, helping financial companies fundamentally transform customer
"I am eager to welcome Wade to the management team. His wealth of
start-up experience, coupled with tenure at blue chip companies like
Procter & Gamble and Barclays, gives him a strong foundation for his
work at Rearden Commerce," said Patrick Grady, Founder, Chairman and
CEO, Rearden Commerce. "Financial services institutions are a critical
distribution channel for the Deem platform. I am counting on Wade to
ensure Rearden Commerce is a true partner."
Mr. Jones worked at Barclaycard, a global payment business which is part
of Barclays Global Retail Banking division. While there, he was Managing
Director of the UK Partnership business in addition to working at
Barclaycard US, where he was responsible for managing the company's
premier partnerships, including Apple (News - Alert), US Airways, and Barnes & Noble.
Mr. Jones comes to Rearden Commerce after founding TruYuu, an innovative
online service that instantly matches people with relevant careers based
on more than just a resume.
"I am impressed with the vast ecosystem of partners, merchants and
consumers across the Deem Network. I've seen Deem fundamentally change
the way consumers interact with their financial services companies.
There's much more to be done in terms of building loyalty between
financial companies and their customers - and I am excited to play a
role in the initiative," Mr. Jones said.
commerce platform is designed to connect buyers and sellers via absolute
relevance. By correlating information for buyers based on what is truly
available from suppliers, Deem delivers unparalleled customer loyalty.
Leveraging a disruptive combination of large-scale customer and merchant
distribution, big data and advanced personalization technology, Deem's
Relevance Engine optimizes the exchange of goods, services and
information, delivering personalization on a whole new level.
About Rearden Commerce
Commerce, creator of the Deem™ commerce platform, is transforming
commerce on behalf of buyers and sellers. Through a suite of
interoperable smart applications, the Deem platform is designed to
leverage big data, analytics and semantics technology to optimize the
exchange of goods, services, and information with personalization and
repeat value to drive customer loyalty. Deem is distributed globally by
more than 40 strategic partners including American Express (News - Alert) and JPMorgan
Chase - connecting millions of consumers and over 35,000 business
customers across every market segment to more than 1.2 million
merchants. Rearden Commerce is headquartered in Foster City, California.
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