SOURCE: Jun Group

Jun Group

May 16, 2011 09:00 ET

Online Advertising Veteran Joe Gallagher Joins Jun Group as Chief Revenue Officer

Gallagher Brings 20 Years of Experience to One of the Fastest-Growing Segments of Online Media

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 16, 2011) - Jun Group (www.jungroup.com), a premier social video company, today announced that Joe Gallagher, a former senior executive at BBE, The Wall Street Journal, and Real Media, has joined the company as chief revenue officer. Gallagher will lead Jun Group's sales and marketing strategy, manage its growing sales force, and oversee relationships with brand, media, and entertainment clients.

"Joe is a tremendous addition to Jun Group's management team," said Mitchell Reichgut, founder and CEO of Jun Group. "He is a recognized leader in the digital media industry and he brings a wealth of talent and experience. We're delighted to have him."

Gallagher joins Jun Group from BBE, an online video ad network acquired last year by Specific Media. At BBE, he headed up the company's sales department and served as executive vice president, global sales.

"I've been watching the social video space for some time," Gallagher said. "There's amazing value there for brands, and the sector is about to experience explosive growth. This was a unique opportunity to join the leader in the space."

Jun Group delivers millions of monthly opt-in video views on social networks, mobile devices, P2P networks, and on YouTube. All activity is tracked and reported in real time via the company's Voyeur analytics technology. Jun Group's clients include the biggest Fortune 500 brands, major entertainment companies, and media planning firms.

Gallagher's more than 20 years of experience includes heading up advertising for The Wall Street Journal. He joined Dow Jones, The Journal's parent, in 2006, as national sales director for its online division. Previously, Gallagher was national sales director for Tribune Interactive and Real Media.

Gallagher is a founding member of 212, New York's Interactive Advertising Association, and a member of OPA, the Online Publishers Association.

In addition to Gallagher, Jun Group has also added Jason Lunn, principal software architect, and Lina Sinishtaj, senior account manager.

Jason Lunn, Principal Software Architect
Lunn joins Jun Group as principal software architect reporting directly to CTO David Wood. He brings with him more than a decade of experience in web applications development and IT systems integration. Lunn spent the last five years in a consulting role for clients in the Fortune 50 and Fortune 200, successfully implementing enterprise-scale business process management and eCommerce platforms. Today Lunn is responsible for building out Jun Group's social video distribution technology which delivers millions of monthly user-initiated views and the company's analytics dashboard, Voyeur.

Lina Sinishtaj, Senior Account Manager
Sinishtaj arrives at Jun Group from Deep Focus where she spent nearly five years as senior manager, digital communications. In Sinishtaj's role as senior account manager, she is responsible for enhancing Jun Group's account management and customer service capabilities, while managing day-to-day needs of clients and optimization of social video campaigns from launch through completion.

About Jun Group
Jun Group (www.jungroup.com) is the premier social video company, and it was recently named as an advertising provider on the Facebook platform. The company delivers millions of monthly opt-in video views across social networks, mobile devices, P2P and YouTube. Jun Group's analytics dashboard, Voyeur, provides real-time insights into shares, Facebook "Likes," tweets, ratings, comments and geographic data down to the state and town. Founded in 2005, Jun Group's clients include Fortune 500 brands, major entertainment companies, and media agencies. For more information, visit www.jungroup.com.

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