SOURCE: eBureau

eBureau

January 12, 2010 10:00 ET

eBureau Hires Chris Maher as Chief Executive Officer

ST. CLOUD, MN--(Marketwire - January 12, 2010) - eBureau, a leading provider of predictive scoring and information services for online advertisers, today announced the hiring of Chris Maher as Chief Executive Officer. Maher takes over the CEO position from eBureau founder Gordy Meyer, who becomes President and Chief Operating Officer.

Maher brings to eBureau senior executive-level management experience in both the online marketing and data intelligence industries. Most recently, Maher was President of Hitwise, an Experian Company.

With a wealth of leadership experience and an impressive track record of rapidly growing marketing intelligence-based businesses, Maher is the ideal person to propel eBureau to the next level of corporate growth and scale.

"I'm very excited about the opportunity to help guide eBureau into its next phase of growth and development," Maher said. "Over the past couple of years, the company has experienced sharp growth in its revenue and customer base, and demonstrated outstanding ROI to clients through the use of its patented predictive analytics technology. I'm looking forward to helping scale eBureau's products and solutions across several different industries and markets.

"We have an enormous market opportunity in front of us, and Chris is a proven leader in scaling organizations and revenue. His management experience and knowledge of online markets will be a great asset to us. We are very excited to have him join the team," said Meyer.

"The eBureau team has done an exceptional job of developing a world class platform and successfully bringing it to market," said Chris Moore of Redpoint Ventures, an eBureau board member. "The addition of Chris will help the company fully leverage its real-time analytics solutions, in a very exciting and rapidly growing marketplace."

As it grows its presence among major online advertisers and their agencies, eBureau plans to expand its physical locations by opening offices in New York and San Francisco.

Maher possesses extensive experience in sales, operations, and management. As President of Hitwise, Maher oversaw the company's global operations and financial performance in the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific, working with over 1,500 clients worldwide. Maher was part of the executive team that was responsible for the $250M sale to Experian in June of 2007. Prior to joining Hitwise, he was the Vice President of Sales at Internet measurement and analyst research firm, Jupiter Media Metrix. Chris holds an M.A. degree from Boston College and a B.A. from Dartmouth College.

About eBureau

eBureau provides a powerful suite of real-time marketing information solutions. Its clients span numerous industries, including financial services, education, insurance, automotive, telecommunications and retail. With headquarters in St. Cloud, Minn., eBureau has designed and built a patented, state-of-the-art data warehouse and real-time predictive scoring system. Since its founding in 2004, the company has received $43 million in funding from its founders; Split Rock Partners, Redpoint Ventures, Pinnacle Ventures, and Tenaya Capital. For more information, please visit http://www.ebureau.com.

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