SOURCE: nimbit, inc.

Nimbit, Inc.

August 18, 2010 07:30 ET

Nimbit Announces Carl Jacobson as Vice President of Marketing

Recognized Music Technology Marketing Leader Joins Executive Team to Extend Reach of Foremost Direct-to-Fan Solution

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - August 18, 2010) -  Nimbit Inc. (www.nimbit.com), the leading integrated Direct-to-Fan solution for musicians, managers, and emerging labels, announces the appointment of Carl Jacobson as Vice President of Marketing. Reporting directly to Bob Cramer, Nimbit's CEO, Jacobson will focus on rapidly increasing the company's reach to musicians and the fans that love them. This appointment coincides with the securing of a new funding round for Nimbit as the Direct-to-Fan marketplace continues to take off.

"Carl brings a strong and unique blend of marketing and music business experience, along with a passion for helping musicians be successful," explains Bob Cramer, Nimbit CEO. "Nimbit has developed the industry's best direct-to-fan solution, and it's time to bring it to the masses. I'm excited to begin working closely together with Carl to propel Nimbit to the next level." 

Jacobson is a recognized force in music technology with 15+ years experience in bringing empowering solutions to music makers and listeners. Jacobson was recently the Vice President, Marketing for Cakewalk, a market-leading provider of music software and hardware, and has held positions in Internet broadcasting and for major and independent record labels. In his career, Jacobson has been fortunate to work with musical legends including Ray Charles; charities and television shows like "Extreme Makeover Home Edition"; and technology giants including Intel and Microsoft.

"The music industry is changing and it's more important than ever for artists and their teams to take control of their business and relationship with fans," said Carl Jacobson. "From an early age I've been dedicated to empowering musicians and I can't think of a better organization than Nimbit to continue this mission. I've looked at all the solutions out there, and Nimbit offers the most compelling Direct-to-Fan service for today's independent artists. I am thrilled to be joining the team to help the company and musicians together, achieve a new level of success."

About Nimbit
Nimbit is the industry's leading direct-to-fan platform, powering the brands and businesses of over 15,000 successful artists, managers, and emerging labels. A complete solution for fan marketing, sales, and business management; Nimbit ensures long-term sustainability and success by fostering strong, interactive, lifelong, and profitable fan relationships.

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