SOURCE: Leads360

Leads360

July 13, 2011 10:01 ET

Leads360 Recruits Hong From AT&T Interactive as CFO

Darian Hong, Former CFO of AT&T Interactive, Joins Leads360 to Support Rapid Growth

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 13, 2011) - The industry leader in sales lead management software, Leads360 Inc., today announced that it hired Darian Hong, previously CFO of AT&T Interactive, as Chief Financial Officer.

"Hiring Darian is a significant event for Leads360. He is one of the most accomplished CFOs in the technology industry in Southern California and rounds out an extremely high caliber leadership team," said Leads360 CEO Nick Hedges of Hong. "Having been a key agent in the growth of AT&T Interactive's local search business to nearly $1 Billion in annual revenues, I am very excited to benefit from his expertise in scaling Leads360 as we continue our steep growth trajectory."

Hong will be responsible for overseeing all financial planning and management aspects of the company as well as key corporate strategic functions.

Mr. Hong spent almost 10 years with AT&T Inc. in various general management, network operations, and financial management roles. Mr. Hong started with AT&T in their flagship Leadership Development Program. Earlier in his career, Mr. Hong held product line management and sales positions at Spirent Communications, Harris Corporation, and Eaton Corporation.

"Leads360 has experienced very significant growth over the past few years," said Hong. "They have an outstanding product that delivers significant value to a rapidly expanding group of customers and an exceptional team. I believe that they also have a long-term strategy that will be very successful. I am looking forward to being an influential contributor in how that strategy is refined and executed."

Mr. Hong holds an MBA from the University of Southern California and received a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of California, Irvine.

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

About Leads360

Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif., Leads360 develops software as a service (SaaS) 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 40 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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