SOURCE: Leads360

Leads360

April 15, 2010 12:14 ET

Leads360 Names Alan Lang Chief Technology Officer

Former Engineering Executive for Business.com and Overture Services to Lead Technology Strategy for Lead Management Software Company

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - April 15, 2010) -  Leads360, the industry leader in sales lead management software, today announced the appointment of Alan Lang as chief technology officer (CTO). A seasoned executive with more than 20 years of experience in managing software development for start-ups, dot-coms and Fortune 100 companies, Lang possesses a wealth of knowledge in e-commerce, search engines, paid search, and online advertising.

In his role as CTO, Lang will drive the technology roadmap and strategy for Leads360's lead management software, which manages more than 20 million leads for over 5,000 clients. In addition, Lang will finalize the structure of Leads360's Integration Engineering and Quality Assurance functions. Leads360's chief architect and engineering management functions will report to Lang.

"The addition of Alan to our executive team comes at a critical phase in the history of our company, as we have experienced tremendous demand for and rapid adoption of our software," said Dan Morefield, Leads360 president and CEO. "Alan's extensive experience and proven accomplishments position Leads360 for continued growth."

Prior to Leads360, Lang served as vice president of engineering at Business.com. During his five-year tenure, Lang helped build the company into the premier online B2B search engine and directory. After the sale of Business.com to Dex One Corporation, Lang held the position of vice president of engineering and was responsible for rebuilding and relaunching the company's flagship local search site, dexknows.com. Lang was also instrumental in developing its advertising engine, mobile platform and distribution partner network. Prior to Business.com, Alan served as vice president of advertiser systems engineering at Overture Services, a Yahoo! Company. He was responsible for managing the design, development and operations of Overture's critical business systems. Lang has also held a number of engineering management positions for companies such as eMemories, Pfizer, Xerox, and Locus.

"Leads360 has established itself as the leading provider of sales lead management software with a highly customizable solution," said Lang. "This company has made an invaluable impact on the bottom-line for so many businesses by making sales teams more effective and generating more revenue. I am excited to jump in and become an integral part of this incredibly talented team."

Lang holds a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles and a master's degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

To learn more about Leads360, please visit www.leads360.com.

About Leads360
Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif., Leads360 develops hosted software solutions for managing sales leads. Distinguished by its focus on solutions that address the unique needs of businesses who sell to consumers, Leads360 is recognized as a market and technology leader, managing more than 20 million leads for over 5,000 clients. With a suite of solutions scaled for small to enterprise organizations, the company offers the industry's most comprehensive and configurable lead management platform.

Leads360 enables companies to distribute, track, analyze, and convert sales leads using a customizable lead management workflow. Professional services, including training and process consulting, are also offered to deliver a highly effective solution for converting sales leads. Businesses look to Leads360 for solutions that allow them to maximize their investment in leads generated online and from traditional sources, and ultimately increase sales closure rates for greater revenue. For more information, visit www.leads360.com.

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