CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Oct. 24, 2016) - DeepMarkit Corp., ("DeepMarkit" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:MKT), a producer of videogame marketing solutions, announced that Alex Gault has joined the Company in a newly created position, as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, reporting to Founder and CEO Darold Parken.
Gault is a seasoned executive with extensive experience in the media and software industries. Alex will be responsible for developing and executing sales strategies to accelerate DeepMarkit's continued growth globally, while also overseeing the Company's marketing and communications initiatives.
"Alex is a strategic hire for us as we focus our resources on empowering small and medium sized businesses with innovative gamified marketing solutions," said Darold Parken. "Our company is on the verge of rapid growth since the launch of FetchBot, our interactive promotions platform. Alex's appointment will help us build on our forward momentum and accelerate DeepMarkit's expansion. His depth of management experience from numerous software and media companies that cover a wide variety of industries will enable DeepMarkit to effectively grow and penetrate new markets."
Before joining DeepMarkit, Alex was Vice President of Product Development and Client Services with Mobovivo, a leading developer of multi-platform solutions for Sports, TV networks and gaming. During his time with Mobovivo, Alex led the team which took to market apps, websites and social media campaigns for companies such as ESPN, Time Warner Cable, Intel, SONY and eOne.
"I'm very excited to be part of DeepMarkit and to help achieve new levels of competitive advantage by collaborating and selling more effectively," Gault said. "DeepMarkit's white label videogame platform allows businesses to easily customize and produce unique and engaging branded interactive experiences that deliver rewards - for both new and existing customers. I'm looking forward to helping businesses and agencies in North America and Asia extend the reach of their marketing efforts."
Alex will be based in the Company's headquarters in Calgary, Alberta.
The Company also wishes to announce that Kevin Kraft, the former COO, is no longer with DeepMarkit.
DeepMarkit is a technology company inventing new ways to engage consumers. FetchBot™, the Company's proprietary interactive promotions platform, enables small and medium-sized businesses to produce branded videogames that offer prizes and rewards to consumers - driving sales, capturing demographic data, and generating leads. The platform uniquely integrates cutting edge gamification engagement mechanics with interactive advertising industry standards. FetchBot™ is the future of incentive marketing.
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