SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 25, 2012) - CompareNetworks, Inc., a global online B2B media company, today announced they have hired industry veteran Ken Coffee as Vice President of Operations. Coffee will oversee revenue management, client performance, workflow optimization, and strategic new business initiatives.
"We are pleased to welcome Ken to CompareNetworks, and excited to have him join our executive team," said Brian Cowley, CEO of CompareNetworks. "Ken's unique expertise with fast-growing digital marketing and technology companies will prove to be a critical asset to drive growth and better serve both our end-users and clients."
Coffee comes to CompareNetworks with over 20 years of experience in finance, operations, and revenue management. Most recently, Coffee served as Director of Revenue Management for global mobile marketing firm, Velti. While at Velti, he was part of the management team that built out the US presence. Prior to this, Coffee was Director of Operations for digital agency Organic, and Director of Finance for Verio's Enterprise Hosting business. Coffee also co-founded Godengo, the largest provider of content management systems for magazines, and served as their CFO.
Coffee started his career at Nextel Communications where he was part of the team that launched Nextel's first commercial service. Coffee holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University, Chico.
"I am thrilled to be joining a team with such commitment to continual innovation and expansion of its technology platform," said Coffee. "The CompareNetworks marketplaces are already invaluable tools for both b-to-b professionals and advertisers in the industries we currently serve. The prospect of leveraging this platform to accelerate growth into additional b-to-b segments is very exciting."
Headquartered in South San Francisco, California, CompareNetworks empowers scientists and healthcare professionals with online marketplaces to enhance their productivity. CompareNetworks integrates online advertising, print advertising, email marketing, award-winning video solutions, and editorial content to provide a complete marketing solution for advertising partners. With an extensive directory of over two million products, complete with specifications and thousands of product videos, CompareNetworks provides the most up-to-date information resource for B2B professionals worldwide. CompareNetworks' websites include Biocompare, Dentalcompare, American Laboratory, Labcompare, OphthalmologyWeb, Pharmaceutical Outsourcing, American Pharmaceutical Review and Drugdevcompare.